How to Remove “SMBIOS.EXE”

What is SMBIOS.EXE?

SMBIOS.EXE is a legitimate file. This process is known as SMBios Data Gatherer. It belongs to Panda AdminSecure and was developed by Panda Software. It is commonly stored in C:\Windows\System32.
Cybercriminals write different types of malicious programs and name them as SMBIOS.EXE to spread virus.

Affected Platform: Windows OS

How to check if your computer is infected with SMBIOS.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 SMBIOS.EXE malware:

  • Internet connection fluctuates
  • SMBIOS.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 SMBIOS.EXE and open the file location

If the file is located outside C:\Windows\System32, then it is likely that the system is affected with SMBIOS.EXE malware.

How to remove SMBIOS.EXE malware from system using Comodo Antivirus?

Ideally, replacing the existing SMBIOS.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 SMBIOS.EXE malware from your computer including all other malwares!

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Malware Entries

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First Seen: 05 June 2008 at 2:36 pm
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Digitally
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1 NEC Corporation Executable 310773b4ec6f8055
8714df9783a8eac4
f11cfc70
4a9ffce0300a0f62
0c50db4a99b9c8c0
Yes 0, 4, 4, 0 4, 4, 0, 0 Internal Submission
2 N/A Executable d00a4828500f65a6
fa9f18f4b44e8a6d
56a43d10
N/A No N/A N/A Internal Submission
3 Panda Software Executable 65776b5c3510096a
81490b53c372e138
02f7c854
05fd38d2e52fed68
b445f0cd8504671d
No 1, 2, 0, 0 1, 2, 0, 0 Netherlands
4 N/A Executable 1c824deda31ebe33
ca5339c1068ee5b6
eab96a20
2b5b60d2eb6c208c
524aa377685b0ffe
No N/A N/A Internal Submission
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