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.

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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 51d5f428fe4850bb
9ce157e00c1c8bc6
d7ce9036
3ab7ab654c418002
983f2f5ec4463339
Virus.Win32.
Virut.CE
No 6.1.7601.1
7514
(win7sp1_r
tm.101119-
1850)
6.1.7601.1
7514
Indonesia N/A
2 Microsoft Corporation Executable 0c50a0327cf17457
bf8de74bd76d74cf
e78e21e1
45c31baf98dd9b1d
6bf4cb97287a52d1
MalCrypt.Ind
us!
No 6.3.9600.1
7415
(winblue_r
4.141028-1
500)
6.3.9600.1
7415
Turkey N/A
3 Microsoft Corporation Executable 2ed53cd9299c8ba7
043fcfcd3ad334c8
73ad975f
a3fdee27cd4aa061
0d90a053cdf5dcfa
Virus.Win32.
Virut.CE
No 6.1.7600.1
6385
(win7_rtm.
090713-125
5)
6.1.7600.1
6385
197.210.47.180/32 N/A
4 Microsoft Corporation Executable f1156eb8b758a32a
c5e292f6e604b892
0aedb238
890e117c1f87b42a
6f6aa99062672c12
Virus.Win32.
Virut.CE
No 6.1.7601.1
7514
(win7sp1_r
tm.101119-
1850)
6.1.7601.1
7514
196.75.253.1/32 N/A
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Safe Entries

First Seen: 24 October 2009 at 3:00 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 48d950685a2359c6
b10183f1d4372a3a
6d7f1aa0
f4ac9286dbeb1345
bd67e6ff7d108540
No 10.0.17127
.1
(WinBuild.
160101.080
0)
10.0.17127
.1
Japan
3 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
4 ReactOS Development Team Executable acd11bc062cb1379
995c82ad28bf307b
85e0a277
194fb01e52db0f5e
cbb9a677406e374c
No 0.4.7 0.4.7 Romania
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