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: 17 December 2018 at 10:49 am
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Malware
Name
Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
Malware Behavior
1 Microsoft Corporation Executable 58b3327b6cfc1a84
6d01c7075f755a86
46350e91
83a6196692564f1d
fe94b0ebf117d107
Virus.Win32.
Parite.gen
Yes 6.3.0013.0
built by:
dnsrv
6.3.0013.0 Portugal N/A
2 N/A Executable 2de13bebc5f39696
71f8dca80efa6de4
83e0b9ad
d6cfc367d5ba1121
79000a310075fe7f
Virus.Win32.
Sality.gen
No N/A N/A United States N/A
3 Microsoft Corporation Executable 9435bc03cc746ce3
03922b4bb784a0a4
f8dc466f
5f196218355cf906
e8fcac6730e77436
Virus.Win32.
Parite.gen
Yes 6.3.0013.0
built by:
dnsrv
6.3.0013.0 Portugal N/A
4 Microsoft Corporation Executable 21da75ecd09d9d9e
9d56fdab5615c740
76f6075e
593751000b587bfb
04f0e2bce4f601ab
Virus.Win32.
Parite.gen
Yes 6.2.0029.0
(SRV03_QFE
.031113-09
18)
6.2.0029.0 Portugal N/A
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