How to Remove “xmlreadfromurl.exe”

What is xmlreadfromurl.exe?

xmlreadfromurl.exe is a legitimate process file popularly known as xmlreadformurl.exe. It belongs to Microsoft QuickStart Tutorials, developed by Microsoft Corporation. It is located in C:\Windows\System32 by default.

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

Affected Platforms: Windows OS

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

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

  • Unstable internet connection
  • xmlreadfromurl.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 xmlreadfromurl.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:\Windows\System32, perform an antivirus scan to get rid of the malware.

How to remove xmlreadfromurl.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.

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

Step 4: Restart your PC after the installation gets over

Step 5: Wait for Comodo Internet Security to update the antivirus.

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 xmlreadfromurl.exe malware from your computer including all other malwares!

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Malware Entries

First Seen: 27 June 2012 at 1:03 am
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Malware
Name
Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
Malware Behavior
1 Microsoft Corporation Executable ab28ae2a4ca3ea65
e7ddf19ea646b2bd
9d769f94
6022ef554a9af787
6d4bf637a73fd4cf
Virus.Win32.
Sality.gen
No 1.1.0.0 1.1.0.0 Brazil N/A
2 Microsoft Corporation Executable bb92f201c93cc4d2
a9e595a2f64b8918
1455283e
8ec32280cfcc82a8
0eab91a264895cd3
Win32.Kashu.
B
No 1.1.0.0 1.1.0.0 Brazil N/A
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Safe Entries

First Seen: 14 March 2009 at 5:11 am
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
1 N/A Executable 7e485f30f48a67b3
6ab46bb0c4c1087a
de97cdaf
b7746064409a9a2a
9d7203beec682411
No N/A N/A Internal Submission
2 Microsoft Corporation Executable e40d2753e25d4c7a
80b27853339d8c9e
8b55cd00
ad0733a19162a890
32a9c496e290c614
No 1.1.0.0 1.1.0.0 Internal Submission
3 Microsoft Corporation Executable c7c90fd3b91bdb2f
22a6b110534abd91
282bfd55
808369f0f434e7bb
7c34dbb9b13942a8
No 1.1.0.0 1.1.0.0 United States
4 Microsoft Corporation Executable c7c90fd3b91bdb2f
22a6b110534abd91
282bfd55
808369f0f434e7bb
7c34dbb9b13942a8
No 1.1.0.0 1.1.0.0 United Kingdom
Display 4 items per page
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  • 8 items per page
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  • 32 items per page
 
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