How to get rid of the ntos VirusSometimes the ntos file may cloak a virus. If your anti-virus software does not detect a virus, try using a supplementary free Anti-Malware scanner.
Other problems with ntos.exe
The software provider of ntos.exe is unknown. We can, however, share a few interesting facts about this file. An obsolete or defective version of ntos.exe can cause problems for your computer that can range from slowness to error messages such as these:
- ntos.exe has stopped working. Windows is checking for a solution to the problem... (Windows 10, 8, 7)
- ntos.exe has stopped working. A problem caused the program to stop working correctly. Windows will close the program and notify you if a solution is available. (Windows 10, 8, 7)
- ntos.exe has encountered a problem and needs to close. (Windows XP)
- Access violation at address FFFFFFFF in module ntos.exe. Read of address 00000000.
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What you should know about ntos.exe ntos.exe
ntos.exe is not a Windows system file and is known to frequently cause computer problems. The file ntos.exe is found in the C:\Windows\System32 directory.
Frequently occurring are file sizes such as 338,432 bytes (8% of all these files), 551,424 bytes as well as 10 other variants.
This process is recognizable as a window and also on the taskbar. It does not contain any exact product information, as would normally be expected today. This ntos.exe process is initiated as part of Windows start-up (Registry: Userinit, DEFAULT\Run, Run). The file does not come from Microsoft and is not part of the operating system. For this reason, 43% of all experts consider this file to be a possible threat. The probability that it can cause harm is high.
A ntos.exe file has a 36% certainty of being dangerous if it is found in a subdirectory of "C:\Users\USERNAME". In this case, the file size is usually 192,512 bytes. The application has a visible window, and can be closed by clicking the red X button.. File properties have not been internally documented by the producer or developer. When Windows starts, this process is automatically started at the same time (Registry: Userinit, DEFAULT\Run, Run). The file was developed by a so-called third party provider - and not by Microsoft.
Attention: If you find ntos.exe on your computer, please scan it with an anti-virus product. If your anti-virus software does not recognize it as being harmful, then please make sure that you have the latest update of the signature file, or check the file online. For this option, you may want to use Security Task Manager. Here, click on the process with the right mouse button and send the file to an online virus scanner.
What do other computer users say about ntos?
|According to my Google Search results it seems to be a Virus / Trojan / Worm (...) I have shut down the process... see what happens now. (further information...) |
|found during installing shared game/could be spyware or worm or wild-trojan |
|Very dangrous newer trojan. Hard to remove and is noted for stealing bank information |
|Viruslist.com - "Trojan-Downloader.Win32.Agent.bvz" (further information...) |
|Schädlich (further information...) |
Summary: However, 2 users consider this to be a suspicious process and would like to get rid of it. For this reason, 11 users have already deleted ntos.exe. source: file.net
How to uninstall unknown
To remove ntos.exe from your computer, please follow the manual instructions below or use an automatic uninstaller product.
- Click the Windows Start Button. In Windows 8, look for Control Panel.
- Click Control Panel.
- Click Uninstall a program.
- Look for unknown in the list of available programs.
- Click Uninstall.
How to tell if ntos.exe (ntos.exe) was uninstalled cleanly
After uninstalling, restart your computer. Then start Windows Explorer and see if there is still a folder with the name of the software under C:\Program Files. Be sure to check the Registry as well for remnants of ntos.exe. To do this, start "Regedit", then look under "HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE" > "Software" for ntos.exe or the name of the producer. Always keep in mind that only a computer professional should ever directly delete entries in the Windows Registry.
What to do if a program does not uninstall
The easiest way to remove any kind of software cleanly and accurately is to use an uninstaller tool. Because the uninstaller automatically creates a backup, there is no risk of anything going wrong.
Last but not least
If Windows not working quite right for you, or if startup is taking a long time, or ntos.exe is causing problems for you, a good Windows diagnostic tool may very well help. This is especially effective when it comes to older computers that have accumulated vast quantities of "garbage data" as the result of many software installs and uninstalls.