How to Remove “runonce.exe”

What is runonce.exe?


runonce.exe is a legitimate process file known as Run Once Wapper; it is associated with Windows Operating System and developed by Microsoft Corporation. It is typically located in C:\Windows\System32.
Malware programmers create files with malicious content and name them after runonce.exe witn an intention to spread virus on the internet.
 
Affected Platform: Windows OS
 

How to check if your computer is infected with runonce.exe  malware?

    
Keep an eye for the following symptoms to see if your PC is infected with runonce.exe malware:
  • Internet connection fluctuates
  • runonce.exe takes too much CPU space
  • PC slows down significantly
  • Browser automatically redirects to some irrelevant websites
  • Unsolicited ads and popups starts appearing
  • Screen freezes constantly
If your PC is infected with runonce.exe malware, it will invite other malwares to cause more damage to your computer. Take the following steps to diagnose your PC for possible runonce.exe malware attack:
 
Step 1: Simultaneously press CTRL+ALT+DEL keys to open Task Manager.
 
Step 2: If you notice the file located outside the file path C:\Windows\System32, then you should run an antivirus scan to get rid of the malware.
 
How to remove the runonce.exe file from system using Comodo Antivirus?
 
Step 1: Download the award-winning Free Internet Security.
 
Step 2: Installation configuration frames will be displayed. Select the configuration you would like to apply.
 
Step 3: Select Customize Configuration option and arrange installers, configuration, and file location.
 
Step 4: Restart your PC.
 
Step 5: It will take some time for the Comodo Internet Security to update the antivirus.
 
Step 6: Proceed with a quick scan that automatically begins after the update.
 
Step 7: If threats are found during the scanning, you will be prompted with an alert screen.
 
Step 8: Comodo Antivirus will remove the runonce.exe virus from your computer including all other malwares!
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Malware Entries

First Seen: 14 February 2018 at 10:26 pm
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Malware
Name
Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
Malware Behavior
1 Microsoft Corporation Executable 69c3bf1eee6aa007
113441218be62e39
59dd4d94
1d407f34673474b7
5d2bae9a60e72299
Virus.Win32.
Virut.CE
No 6.00.2900.
5512
(xpsp.0804
13-2105)
6.00.2900.
5512
156.220.2.23/32 N/A
2 Microsoft Corporation Executable ce48cb6cc70a5051
2f92c02f2d355813
14579cb2
9f6a464f493fb81c
383856c1340112b6
Virus.Win32.
Virut.CE
No 6.1.7600.1
6385
(win7_rtm.
090713-125
5)
6.1.7600.1
6385
Indonesia N/A
3 Microsoft Corporation Executable 34a31e03a0f31f7e
254aa2ff85d9997f
eb174eae
91ea71146ee48502
4053a5f4addd5569
Virus.Win32.
Virut.CE
No 6.00.2900.
5512
(xpsp.0804
13-2105)
6.00.2900.
5512
197.34.10.238/32 N/A
4 Microsoft Corporation Executable 4e858a24ed17c1b6
809f3d491dacc80b
264b88a5
f32f61ca49cd7507
17005775807ff0ff
Virus.Win32.
Virut.CE
No 6.1.7600.1
6385
(win7_rtm.
090713-125
5)
6.1.7600.1
6385
Nigeria N/A
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Safe Entries

First Seen: 05 June 2008 at 11:05 am
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
1 ReactOS Development Team Executable 6ba7cd0d65dc0fed
ebdac549fc884ab0
9bde6356
008de474484e3038
b4cc434fb7135469
No 0.4.7 0.4.7 Romania
2 ReactOS Development Team Executable 5781e8e7811766ed
37c2b20c30fb71ac
51d324c8
e0102012e288701f
4273c5ce9ffb1a23
No 0.4.6 0.4.6 10.100.19.18/32
3 Microsoft Corporation Executable f6332d2b006a0d30
5800d3b1ddace8e5
4288c56a
4fc0bce668b047cc
3dc7f713a5f76b96
No 10.0.17127
.1
(WinBuild.
160101.080
0)
10.0.17127
.1
Colombia
4 Microsoft Corporation Executable ede3a3e7750f78ce
dfcb083840be1b19
bfd0ab45
f8f01d521a303107
70cd2209b4083e18
No 10.0.17127
.1
(WinBuild.
160101.080
0)
10.0.17127
.1
Italy
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