How to Remove “vnetlib.exe”

What is vnetlib.exe?

vnetlib.exe is a legitimate file. This process is known as Vmware Network Install Library Executable. It belongs to Vmware Workstation and was developed by Vmware, Inc. It is commonly stored in C:\Program Files.

Malware programmers or cybercriminals write different types of malicious programs and name them as vnetlib.exe to spread virus.

Affected Platform: Windows OS

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

Each malware is different and causes unique problems to the system. You will notice one or several of the following symptoms if your system is infected with vnetlib.exe malware:

  • Internet connection fluctuates
  • vnetlib.exe file is taking more of your CPU memory 
  • System performance is very low
  • Browser is redirected to some strange websites
  • Interference of annoying popup ads
  • Other malwares infiltrate into the system

To further establish the malware infection, take the following steps:

  • Go to Task Manager by pressing the combination of keys ctrl+alt+del
  • Go to the process tab and right-click on the vnetlib.exe and open the file location

If the file is located outside C:\Program Files, then it is likely that the system is affected with vnetlib.exe malware.

How to remove vnetlib.exe malware from system using Comodo Antivirus?

Ideally, replacing the existing vnetlib.exe file on your computer with a different version procured from the internet is advisable. To remove the file using Comodo's trusted and effective antivirus software, follow the steps below:

Step 1: Download the award-winning Comodo Free Antivirus.

Step 2: Installation configuration frames will be displayed. Select the configuration you would like to apply.

Step 3: Select Customize Configuration option and arrange installers, configuration, and file location.

Step 4: Once the Installation is Finished, 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 vnetlib.exe malware from your computer including all other malwares!

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Malware Entries

First Seen: 26 November 2011 at 6:28 pm
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Malware
Name
Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
Malware Behavior
1 VMware, Inc. Executable 5dab69413b6a1541
1b1405fa4dc49322
07aa79ef
df28a35addf72a0d
66c94e2958c106f7
Virus.Win32.
Sality.gen
No 7.0.0
build-2037
39
7.0.0
build-2037
39
Albania N/A
2 VMware, Inc. Executable bf4294187c86cef1
7451074e96cf0275
1a5a85ee
18b4bc063003889a
f97b4925213d72b6
Virus.Win32.
Sality.gen
No 7.0.0
build-2037
39
7.0.0
build-2037
39
Albania N/A
3 VMware, Inc. Executable 851281f9aaf6000f
e2a35716adb8ac7c
9f400ddb
7fba1639190f7ddf
cef52897cafffedf
Worm.Win32.M
abezat.b3
Yes 6.5.3
build-1854
04
6.5.3
build-1854
04
146.251.147.78/32 N/A
4 VMware, Inc. Executable 420ef1afbc82ea49
606b313951b9fc4d
09c2868f
89bb941007ce82fc
2be8424af5db3205
Virus.Win32.
Sality.gen
No 7.1.4
build-3855
36
7.1.4
build-3855
36
Brazil N/A
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Safe Entries

First Seen: 30 November 2008 at 7:07 am
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
1 VMware, Inc. Executable e6d19c3140efb029
c9aba05f4f08fa59
845e2dc8
af4c8d26af0feaa3
7f3d4a99652a9832
Yes 7.1.2
build-3015
48
7.1.2
build-3015
48
Internal Submission
2 VMware, Inc. Executable 6662cf7c59a7135d
bac226fbfa27e896
d441e848
dfe9b1165b07cb83
49b8dba4561a9c37
Yes 9.0.2
build-1031
769
9.0.2
build-1031
769
Internal Submission
3 VMware, Inc. Executable 744588943a1ce2c7
c1c8983e11c40488
b320723e
6609a9204dae757c
e416852b0947e681
Yes 8.0.3
build-7030
57
8.0.3
build-7030
57
Internal Submission
4 VMware, Inc. Executable f2f2f724c74a9d77
aad9cc58ae1d41c1
5aab5420
830998690d328fb5
e503896ec65c325e
No 9.0.1
build-8942
47
9.0.1
build-8942
47
10.224.1.60/32
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