How to Remove “userinit.exe”

What is userinit.exe?

userinit.exe is a legitimate file popularly known as Userinit Logon Application. 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 userinit.exe with an intention to spread virus on the internet.

Affected Platform: Windows OS

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

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

  • Internet connection fluctuates
  • userinit.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 userinit.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.

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

 

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Malware Entries

First Seen: 29 January 2018 at 2:15 am
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Malware
Name
Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
Malware Behavior
1 Microsoft Corporation Executable b240ed6ec1aa94b4
3eec608da67bb731
44414bad
9b75601ed409cf01
0c669af15c10be01
Virus.Win32.
Virut.CE
No 6.1.7601.1
7514
(win7sp1_r
tm.101119-
1850)
6.1.7601.1
7514
197.234.219.31/32 N/A
2 Microsoft Corporation Executable b1c568349be8d4cb
aa775d95be31ee25
1c14f25b
1ea3a041bd5f3fe5
3146dbdd7606c7e8
Virus.Win32.
Virut.CE
No 6.1.7600.1
6385
(win7_rtm.
090713-125
5)
6.1.7600.1
6385
Nigeria N/A
3 Microsoft Corporation Executable 895abdabea094342
69bf081a46d9a06e
a56a143b
e9c7b05b5f8342ea
7d6cc61b73720a02
Virus.Win32.
Virut.CE
No 6.1.7601.1
7514
(win7sp1_r
tm.101119-
1850)
6.1.7601.1
7514
Thailand N/A
4 Microsoft Corporation Executable 546898db81aa47da
6ba91b0920471a32
118ed1ee
fc28c1bf33320072
9e863fe0430aeea8
Virus.Win32.
Virut.CE
No 6.1.7601.1
7514
(win7sp1_r
tm.101119-
1850)
6.1.7601.1
7514
31.215.252.6/32 N/A
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Safe Entries

First Seen: 21 November 2008 at 1:40 pm
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
1 Microsoft Corporation Executable cbe1099d89bedbc6
2c4bcc3510d0bc7c
c421060a
0e925f7ba032920d
58dd284b6181a247
No 6.2.9200.1
6384
(win8_rtm.
120725-124
7)
6.2.9200.1
6384
United States
2 Microsoft Corporation Executable ea8746f00c514552
532b4a6a50bd4253
92024a13
08c191b2917862be
90c33e31cb6b6d79
No 6.3.9600.1
6384
(winblue_r
tm.130821-
1623)
6.3.9600.1
6384
10.100.19.136/32
3 N/A Non-executable ff9e1a191d680082
06425f4e78701a25
7d0787b9
986d4e5c7805aa00
9dddc659d0f6ac77
No N/A N/A 198.20.167.84/32
4 Корпорация Майкрософт Executable a41d74dad301ebc2
7e41123f84a900b8
3ad1b8db
6fe9d84fab6df429
bdaaf824053ff4f5
No 5.1.2600.5
512
(xpsp.0804
13-2113)
5.1.2600.5
512
United States
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