How to Remove “spuninst.exe”

What is spuninst.exe?

spuninst.exe is a legitimate process file popularly known as Windows Service Pack Uninstall. It belongs to Windows Operating System, developed by Microsoft Corporation. It is located in C:\Windows\System32 by default.

Malware programmers write virus files with malicious scripts and save them as spuninst.exe with an intention to spread virus on the internet.

Affected Platforms: Windows OS

How to determine if your computer is infected with spuninst.exe malware?

Look out for these symptoms to check if your PC is infected with spuninst.exe malware:

  • Unstable internet connection
  • spuninst.exe occupies extra CPU space
  • PC processing speed slows down
  • Browser often redirects to irrelevant websites
  • Browser is bombarded with hordes of popup ads
  • Computer screen freezes repeatedly

Take the following steps to diagnose your PC for possible spuninst.exe malware attack:

Step 1: Simultaneously press CTRL+ALT+DEL keys to open Task Manager.

Step 2: If you notice the file located outside C:\Windows\System32, perform an antivirus scan to get rid of the malware.

How to remove spuninst.exe malware from system using Comodo Antivirus?

Step 1: Download our award-winning Free Antivirus

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 after the installation gets over

Step 5: Wait for Comodo Internet Security to update the antivirus.

Step 6: Proceed with the quick scan that automatically begins after the update.

Step 7: If threats are found during the scanning, you will be notified through an alert screen.

Step 8: Comodo Antivirus will remove spuninst.exe malware from your computer including all other malwares!

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Malware Entries

First Seen: 14 February 2018 at 4:46 pm
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Malware
Name
Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
Malware Behavior
1 Microsoft Corporation Executable 46e3c70e3ccc7938
f70663aa8a3ce531
00de792f
9bb722a6a4172e7a
7865626f09ac3b24
Virus.Win32.
Sality.gen
No 6.3.0003.0
built by:
dnsrv
6.3.0003.0 Indonesia N/A
2 N/A Executable 8e4ea2d1bf0a80e1
c2f8608e2b8c9b1b
d9a326b0
8ef6c7725d879875
eb695a804f168d4c
Virus.Win32.
Ramnit.A
No N/A N/A Europe N/A
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Safe Entries

First Seen: 17 September 2008 at 8:30 pm
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
1 Microsoft Corporation Executable 8c629738316b1e21
8ddd8966a9ed9d24
ee3e58e2
ad8ef61af3b66548
99bea533ac7f6d9e
Yes 6.3.0015.0
built by:
dnsrv
6.3.0015.0 10.0.17.146/32
2 Microsoft Corporation Executable 0da565d71075d1ce
88bfea6672f8ae34
f7c3da4a
f0e112329d23caf7
427c3a449150223f
No 6.1.0001.0
(srv03_qfe
.030918-15
43)
6.1.0001.0 United Kingdom
3 Microsoft Corporation Executable 0da565d71075d1ce
88bfea6672f8ae34
f7c3da4a
f0e112329d23caf7
427c3a449150223f
No 6.1.0001.0
(srv03_qfe
.030918-15
43)
6.1.0001.0 United States
4 Microsoft Corporation Executable 6c85d8d458e316d6
c2dd1f4c7ec03f59
96d58f09
480c0b2aa1a05c2e
e43f6e52c31a351d
Yes 6.3.0015.0
built by:
dnsrv
6.3.0015.0 United Kingdom
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