How to Remove “vnetstats.exe”

What is vnetstats.exe?

vnetstats.exe is a legitimate process file popularly known as Vnetstats Application. It belongs to Vmware Workstation, developed by Vmware, Inc. It is located in C:\Program Files by default.

Malware programmers write virus files with malicious scripts and save them as vnetstats.exe with an intention to spread virus on the internet.

Affected Platforms: Windows OS

How to determine if your computer is infected with vnetstats.exe malware?

Look out for these symptoms to check if your PC is infected with vnetstats.exe malware:

  • Unstable internet connection
  • vnetstats.exe occupies extra CPU space
  • PC processing speed slows down
  • Browser often redirects to irrelevant websites
  • Browser is bombarded with hordes of popup ads
  • Computer screen freezes repeatedly

Take the following steps to diagnose your PC for possible vnetstats.exe malware attack:

Step 1: Simultaneously press CTRL+ALT+DEL keys to open Task Manager.

Step 2: If you notice the file located outside C:\Program Files, perform an antivirus scan to get rid of the malware.

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

Step 1: Download our award-winning Free Antivirus

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

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Step 6: Proceed with the quick scan that automatically begins after the update.

Step 7: If threats are found during the scanning, you will be notified through an alert screen.

Step 8: Comodo Antivirus will remove vnetstats.exe malware from your computer including all other malwares!

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Malware Entries

First Seen: 24 March 2010 at 1:13 pm
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Malware
Name
Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
Malware Behavior
1 VMware, Inc. Executable 0e3fa797c1cd8f63
9a9a321398a25858
69f78e0a
a09747b8bf42f1d3
eebbd89c073ddd82
Virus.Win32.
Sality.gen
No 7.1.4
build-3855
36
7.1.4
build-3855
36
United Kingdom N/A
2 VMware, Inc. Executable f2df6b267db9b0a2
73952417f273c790
7ca3a263
8b411169f34ec1b5
8a7c1611866007da
EmailWorm.Wi
n32.Runonce.
~v001
Yes 10.0.0
build-1295
980
10.0.0
build-1295
980
154.72.79.212/32 N/A
3 VMware, Inc. Executable 7e05080295ab9683
bba2063c602f848d
3749538f
83fdbae82203083c
6f7d516cf7886a3a
Virus.Win32.
Sality.gen
No 7.1.1
build-2823
43
7.1.1
build-2823
43
United States N/A
4 VMware, Inc. Executable 27f79aee739638d7
7e6927add4fe6a35
28434b52
5f5e8fcdd8ff8ca6
9f1c1a99c467d2a1
Virus.Win32.
Ramnit.A
No 1.0.8
build-1265
38
1.0.8
build-1265
38
United Kingdom N/A
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Safe Entries

First Seen: 06 June 2008 at 4:46 pm
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
1 VMware, Inc. Executable e9fd1539344756b4
632a3fca237ef88e
eadaa4ff
b02b998d156b4da5
c30d306c33cec78c
Yes 6.0.3
build-8000
4
6.0.3
build-8000
4
United States
2 VMware, Inc. Executable 225f90b5a5fb234a
61abbec2c6df8a82
6f699174
ee2b683b0c161a93
483641f374513428
Yes 10.0.4
build-2249
910
10.0.4
build-2249
910
10.224.1.59/32
3 VMware, Inc. Executable b2121cff3cbf0f73
2d54fb9b8708881f
bb393fed
5fcd5f73236d8140
376ff7a7ec8e7ca7
Yes 8.0.3
build-7030
57
8.0.3
build-7030
57
Internal Submission
4 VMware, Inc. Executable 227a220794050eaf
5ad0602ca0a7ff92
6d81158d
a00cb250c470bcd1
20c9d2377d6e6180
Yes 9.0.1
build-8942
47
9.0.1
build-8942
47
Poland
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