How to Remove “SIREGIST.EXE”

What is SIREGIST.EXE?

SIREGIST.EXE is a legitimate file process developed by Symantec Corporation. This process is known as Post Install File Register and it belongs to Norton Utilities for Windows. You can locate the file in C:\Program Files. The virus is created by malware authors and is named after SIREGIST.EXE file.

Affected Platform: Windows OS

How to check if your computer is infected with SIREGIST.EXE malware?

Keep an eye for the following symptoms to check if your PC is infected with SIREGIST.EXE malware:

  • Unstable internet connection
  • Browser redirects to unwanted websites
  • PC performance slows down
  • Browser is bombarded with hordes of popup ads
  • System screen freezes repeatedly

If you find any of  the above mentioned symptoms, take the following steps to be sure about the malware infection:

1) Press CTRL+ALT+DEL keys to open Task Manager.
2) Go to the process tab and right-click on the SIREGIST.EXE file and open its location.

If the file is located outside C:\Program Files, then you should take measures to get rid of the malware.

How to remove SIREGIST.EXE  malware from system with Comodo Cleaning Essentials?

Comodo Cleaning Essentials (CCE) incorporates antivirus software with unique features like auto-sandboxing to identify and obstruct every suspicious process running on an endpoint with a single click. To remove SIREGIST.EXE malware using CCE, follow the steps mentioned below:

Step 1: Download the CCE suite.

Step 2: To start the application, double-click on the CCE.exe file.

Step 3: It then probes the antivirus to initiate a full system scan to identify and remove any existing malicious files.

Step 4: If threats are found during the scanning, you will be prompted with an alert screen.

Step 5: Comodo Cleaning Essentials will remove SIREGIST.EXE  malware from your computer including all other malwares!
 

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Malware Entries

First Seen: 03 April 2009 at 2:34 pm
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Malware
Name
Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
Malware Behavior
1 Symantec Corporation Executable edc59ed8aa26112e
11af556bf09adb26
9fc24c26
9b458174dc4756f7
d075d2940cef3570
Virus.Win32.
Sality.gen
No 16.00.0.22 16.00.0.22 Egypt N/A
2 Symantec Corporation Executable 013587d5765412d7
3240523d2a9c51c2
0812f99c
2d45edc0fae69817
573d1743493fcef8
TrojWare.Win
32.Patched.P
No 7.00.0.24 7.00.0.24 Brazil N/A
3 Symantec Corporation Executable 95845ea1e284972d
524480ac41b2abd9
7b811d86
368855e1826c1e26
ba1ec6a248725fc9
Virus.Win32.
Sality.gen
No 15.0.0.20 15.0.0.20 Vietnam N/A
4 N/A Executable 263b0a1030a4f143
094dfdb2b9d62105
d858c30d
58cb75a4d721ade3
4f5e314bdb2a0ec0
TrojWare.Win
32.Patched.P
No N/A N/A Brazil N/A
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Safe Entries

First Seen: 05 June 2008 at 10:33 pm
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
1 Symantec Corporation Executable 21ae2541bb09a96a
4c31db58f25feb20
e0bcbbd2
1c5d7a799155c2be
e608ac5c716546f8
No 14.00.0.28 14.00.0.28 Russian Federation
2 Symantec Corporation Executable 795e4c59bff40729
d4306800f5466588
7b28f1a2
3f7cff22c73daf1a
48fb1fafb527863f
Yes 18.0.0.62 18.0.0.62 Internal Submission
3 Symantec Corporation Executable dccfd1972685dadd
7058b176ff499819
02686786
785757fcc0d6d20c
11981265bd515741
No 7.00.0.24 7.00.0.24 United States
4 Symantec Corporation Executable 892d97c1de42fc06
2c4f4df549824c65
2654d5e1
d16c315d94d087d1
b68b244a0a281022
No 15.0.0.20 15.0.0.20 Internal Submission
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