How to Remove “tasklist.exe”

What is tasklist.exe?

tasklist.exe is a legitimate file and the process is known as Task List. It belongs to the Microsoft Operating System that was developed by the Microsoft Corporation.  It is commonly stored in C:\Windows\System32. The malware programmers or cyber criminals write the different types of malicious programs and name it as tasklist.exe to damage the software and hardware.

Affected Platform: Windows OS

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

Malicious authors try to infect the systems with different types of malicious programs. Each form of malicious software is designed to infect the system that creates different issues and impact on the system. One can notice the following changes once the system is infected with tasklist.exe malware

  • If the internet connection fluctuation is high 
  • If the tasklist.exe file is taking more of your CPU memory 
  • If the system performance is very low
  • If the system is redirected to some strange websites 
  • If the system is getting some annoying popup ads 
  • If the system freezes quiet often
  • If it invites the other malware to infect and damage the system and exploits the same to collect the user private informaton

When one of these happens then you can be sure that your system is infected with setup.exe  malware. To confirm that go to task manager by pressing the combination of keys ctrl+alt+del and go to the process tab and right click on the tasklist.exe  and open the location, if the location is C:\Windows\System32 files then the system is not affected by tasklist.exe, if the location is somewhere else then the system is affected by tasklist.exe  malware.

How to remove tasklist.exe malware 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: After network detection is complete, press “Close” button for a scan window.

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 tasklist.exe virus from your computer including all other malwares!

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Malware Entries

First Seen: 06 March 2018 at 7:15 am
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Malware
Name
Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
Malware Behavior
1 Microsoft Corporation Executable e949313078df7aa5
9c2c4293d9ed74b2
b7ddab6d
537567b09aedb38c
5a9b050783018a24
Virus.Win32.
Virut.CE
No 6.1.7600.1
6385
(win7_rtm.
090713-125
5)
6.1.7600.1
6385
Vietnam N/A
2 Microsoft Corporation Executable ff63960dbfacb5e3
1d18147566f12ccb
6f1b8e17
b680710778339822
1a836de991a1c344
Virus.Win32.
Virut.CE
No 6.1.7600.1
6385
(win7_rtm.
090713-125
5)
6.1.7600.1
6385
Europe N/A
3 Microsoft Corporation Executable 06b1f781e00b3229
280fb100af34e42b
208179c6
e6235a29753ca2e9
83137ac14a200c56
Virus.Win32.
Virut.CE
No 6.1.7600.1
6385
(win7_rtm.
090713-125
5)
6.1.7600.1
6385
Qatar N/A
4 Microsoft Corporation Executable 6383d988887c3fdc
6c251050bd672c79
60d63032
32ce27bc8ceeb449
ef9194cd3bd217aa
Virus.Win32.
Virut.CE
No 5.1.2600.5
512
(xpsp.0804
13-2105)
5.1.2600.5
512
Egypt N/A
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Safe Entries

First Seen: 10 February 2010 at 5:47 pm
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
1 Корпорация Майкрософт Executable ebd055047376df82
8f01feaf71759119
e8a3bf69
ae313e7a4206850b
c44de48c3006b502
No 5.1.2600.5
512
(xpsp.0804
13-2105)
5.1.2600.5
512
United States
2 Microsoft Corporation Executable 6a91aee5eb6b7d54
111c20ebe2c18312
6465a085
7c9063042129ebf8
3fea45c338777c61
No 6.3.9600.1
7415
(winblue_r
4.141028-1
500)
6.3.9600.1
7415
United States
3 Microsoft Corporation Executable daaeeab3fa976c03
88c3e0a693ab0f43
73484301
11c78006022aaefd
242b2c21ace5d20c
No 6.1.7601.1
6385
6.1.7601.1
6385
10.0.17.146/32
4 John Truman Carter Executable af727bba4582aed5
442f9fdde083d1ba
e7627479
16bba84f403a1020
d4d561858ec18172
No 2, 3, 4, 1 2, 3, 4, 1 United States
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