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 N/A Executable 9145c40ef195954b
6a487602c88c3295
5cd5f7ac
4dadd40cf3371234
64b2ae4e440a286f
Win32.Neshta
.A
No N/A N/A Vietnam N/A
4 N/A Executable 64ffde86a7ccd81c
43b08acb912d9051
49a6c7db
05f2c86f709f708b
e70eda70d142f40c
Win32.Neshta
.A
No N/A N/A United States N/A
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Safe Entries

First Seen: 01 September 2008 at 5:07 am
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
1 VMware, Inc. Executable b444797ec5ebf0b7
70bde603cc44a9b5
73a0e797
0e69d453e10194d4
929be8d9a2cf91b1
Yes 7.1.3
build-3242
85
7.1.3
build-3242
85
United States
2 VMware, Inc. Executable f4fe5262a6701f50
62bc8dbc0073e420
8d3483ba
a2583748eb25d981
35c71691247e34f0
Yes 7.0.0
build-2037
39
7.0.0
build-2037
39
Poland
3 VMware, Inc. Executable 97f5b3de34723131
71a51f17d5091f78
a1f56613
ec0d9b37d1a79adf
5fa35fc0f1f1f3ab
No 6.5.3
build-1854
04
6.5.3
build-1854
04
Netherlands
4 VMware, Inc. Executable 744588943a1ce2c7
c1c8983e11c40488
b320723e
6609a9204dae757c
e416852b0947e681
Yes 8.0.3
build-7030
57
8.0.3
build-7030
57
Internal Submission
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