What is mrublaster.exe?

The .exe extension on a filename indicates an executable file. Executable files may, in some cases, harm your computer. Therefore, please read below to decide for yourself whether the mrublaster.exe on your computer is a Trojan that you should remove, or whether it is a file belonging to the Windows operating system or to a trusted application.

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Mrublaster.exe file information

The process known as MRU-Blaster (version v1.5) belongs to software MRU-Blaster by unknown.

Description: Mrublaster.exe is not essential for the Windows OS and causes relatively few problems. The mrublaster.exe file is located in a subfolder of "C:\Program Files". The file size on Windows 10/8/7/XP is 1,216,512 bytes. 
The program has a visible window. The mrublaster.exe file is a file with no information about its developer. The mrublaster.exe file is not a Windows core file. The software can be uninstalled in the Control Panel. The application starts upon Windows startup (see Registry key: User Shell Folders). Therefore the technical security rating is 14% dangerous.

Uninstalling this variant: You can uninstall the program MRU-Blaster, or ask the software vendor for support. Click on MRU-Blaster in Windows Control Panel (Software or Programs section) to uninstall it.

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Important: Some malware camouflages itself as mrublaster.exe, particularly when located in the C:\Windows or C:\Windows\System32 folder. Therefore, you should check the mrublaster.exe process on your PC to see if it is a threat. We recommend Security Task Manager for verifying your computer's security. This was one of the Top Download Picks of The Washington Post and PC World.


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Best practices for resolving mrublaster issues

A clean and tidy computer is the key requirement for avoiding problems with mrublaster. This means running a scan for malware, cleaning your hard drive using 1cleanmgr and 2sfc /scannow, 3uninstalling programs that you no longer need, checking for Autostart programs (using 4msconfig) and enabling Windows' 5Automatic Update. Always remember to perform periodic backups, or at least to set restore points.

Should you experience an actual problem, try to recall the last thing you did, or the last thing you installed before the problem appeared for the first time. Use the 6resmon command to identify the processes that are causing your problem. Even for serious problems, rather than reinstalling Windows, you are better off repairing of your installation or, for Windows 8 and later versions, executing the 7DISM.exe /Online /Cleanup-image /Restorehealth command. This allows you to repair the operating system without losing data.

To help you analyze the mrublaster.exe process on your computer, the following programs have proven to be helpful: ASecurity Task Manager displays all running Windows tasks, including embedded hidden processes, such as keyboard and browser monitoring or Autostart entries. A unique security risk rating indicates the likelihood of the process being potential spyware, malware or a Trojan. BMalwarebytes Anti-Malware detects and removes sleeping spyware, adware, Trojans, keyloggers, malware and trackers from your hard drive.

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