How to Remove “SWREG.EXE”

What is SWREG.EXE?

SWREG.EXE is a legitimate file. This process is known as Freeware Implementation of REG.EXE. It belongs to SteelWerX Registry Editor and was developed by SteelWerX. It is commonly stored in C:\Windows\System32.

Malware programmers or cybercriminals write different types of malicious programs and name them as SWREG.EXE to spread virus.

Affected Platform: Windows OS

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

  • Internet connection fluctuates
  • SWREG.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 SWREG.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 SWREG.EXE malware.

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

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

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Malware Entries

First Seen: 10 November 2017 at 2:16 pm
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Malware
Name
Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
Malware Behavior
1 N/A Executable 855a310932aa707d
9e1af823a60faf33
cd39891a
12fec02fd6582433
091e8d20daefa559
Packed.Win32
.MUPX.Gen
No N/A N/A United States N/A
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Safe Entries

First Seen: 14 July 2008 at 9:23 am
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
1 N/A Executable 6dbf448e42eb765f
7ffa1fa0206887e6
5635fd15
6df6769fc0c1f81b
3cbeaeac9e359c84
No N/A N/A United States
2 SteelWerX Executable 683a31ec62f41079
cf7ce44b7fe6e4ae
4cbee632
db783b8adec9fef1
f3953e19590840b6
No 3.0.0.2 3.0.0.0 United States
3 SteelWerX Executable 68d4247798ef8811
7a08a4f8366a1a7c
eb33c617
c87770ada681f9a6
00aab4a05326afc6
No 3.0.0.4 3.0.0.0 United States
4 SteelWerX Executable 3ea118ecab07be60
4a5656c0154be99c
6db922fd
02cbae32057dbdc1
7168f0392f5f22be
No 2.0.1.11 2.0.1.0 United States
Display 4 items per page
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