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: 06 September 2017 at 11:11 am
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Malware
Name
Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
Malware Behavior
1 Microsoft Corporation Executable bc982b07a481c511
ccaccdad06bf1eba
07cabaee
5d2c0f684e4efef7
7e25689ff2c4c6bc
Virus.Win32.
Virut.CE
No 6.1.7600.1
6385
(win7_rtm.
090713-125
5)
6.1.7600.1
6385
Egypt N/A
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Safe Entries

First Seen: 05 June 2008 at 9:49 am
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 ReactOS Development Team Executable 1b45f1fd484c70bf
9cfef167c6f977f7
c19e0d79
f4e627c77ad1717e
c9dc83ab8da4745b
No 0.4.6 0.4.6 United States
3 Корпорация Майкрософт Executable 6b9119aeebd6d79a
851ae462d75615eb
b6512e32
b5f1a73edab83fa2
db9662e10e027587
No 5.1.2600.2
180
(xpsp_sp2_
rtm.040803
-2158)
5.1.2600.2
180
United States
4 N/A Non-executable ff9e1a191d680082
06425f4e78701a25
7d0787b9
986d4e5c7805aa00
9dddc659d0f6ac77
No N/A N/A 198.20.167.84/32
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