How to Remove “telnet.exe”

What is telnet.exe?

telnet.exe is a legitimate executable file popularly known as Microsoft Telnet Client. It belongs to Windows Operating System developed by Microsoft Corporation. It is typically located in C:\Windows\System32. Malware programmers create files with virus scripts and name them after telnet.exe with an intention to spread virus on the internet.

Affected Platform: Windows OS

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

Keep an eye for the following symptoms to see if your PC is infected with telnet.exe malware:

  • Internet connection fluctuates
  • telnet.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

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

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

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First Seen: 04 June 2008 at 9:36 am
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1 Microsoft Corporation Executable f16bf46e5f3e409d
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No 5.00.1545.
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2 Microsoft Corporation Executable e85f5ad630facac3
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6.1.7600.1
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3 N/A Executable b19ad97671753c0f
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d9c79ffa
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No N/A N/A United States
4 Microsoft Corporation Executable ce6892eeaccd4116
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No 3.51 3.51 United States
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