How to Remove “vscontentinstaller.exe”

What is  vscontentinstaller.exe?

vscontentinstaller.exe is a legitimate file. This process is known as vscontentinstaller.exe. It belongs to Microsoft .NET Framework and was developed by Microsoft Corporation. It is commonly stored in C:\Program Files.

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

Affected Platform: Windows OS

How to check if your computer is infected with vscontentinstaller.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 vscontentinstaller.exe malware:

  • Internet connection fluctuates
  • vscontentinstaller.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 vscontentinstaller.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 vscontentinstaller.exe malware.

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

Ideally, replacing the existing vscontentinstaller.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 vscontentinstaller.exe malware from your computer including all other malwares!

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Malware Entries

First Seen: 05 May 2009 at 6:58 am
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Malware
Name
Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
Malware Behavior
1 Microsoft Corporation Executable 0f1a86c1077da785
400806ee01db2824
40365271
b4f73dbe2c87ad2b
406c0e2bb10e8283
Virus.Win32.
Sality.l
No 2.0.50727.
1826
2.0.50727.
1826
United States N/A
2 N/A Executable bcd78574cdd92801
e9168957b757888b
621d2551
434986c98224124b
ee0ca707a2c84154
Virus.Win32.
Sality.gen
No N/A N/A India N/A
3 Microsoft Corporation Executable 9b7fb36fab4c50f8
046dd80988277d70
2995ef61
229e2b20fd29a0ed
3177644ff5645e68
Virus.Win32.
Sality.gen
No 2.0.50727.
42
2.0.50727.
42
Russian Federation N/A
4 Microsoft Corporation Executable 2a5f656433c22fb1
5e2ada359931a6f4
69bf7110
5c8ce3c8ae0c7a75
8e0c4b1e78a906aa
Virus.Win32.
Sality.gen
No 2.0.50727.
42
2.0.50727.
42
Egypt N/A
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Safe Entries

First Seen: 23 November 2008 at 3:22 pm
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
1 Microsoft Corporation Executable 7ef1bfeb576cda8e
94d02d42d418292d
05391f89
3fbafc8dffc9fbee
5025dd1860244e59
Yes 9.0.30729.
1
9.0.30729.
1
10.224.1.58/32
2 Microsoft Corporation Executable a0ec68e105da1315
c0bcc1761df2cc9a
964a6d59
9c9093f2d291ca30
c0a542adebafce6e
Yes 10.0.30319
.1
10.0.30319
.1
10.224.1.59/32
3 Microsoft Corporation Executable a0ec68e105da1315
c0bcc1761df2cc9a
964a6d59
9c9093f2d291ca30
c0a542adebafce6e
Yes 10.0.30319
.1
10.0.30319
.1
10.224.1.54/32
4 Microsoft Corporation Executable 5cb7943081d9c324
cf90de61229d9cb5
b5f23087
2b414daf284a107d
7d4e4c7d13f1e73e
Yes 9.0.21022.
8
9.0.21022.
8
Internal Submission
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