How to Remove “Genesis.exe”

What is Genesis.exe?

Originally developed by  Microsoft Corporation. Genesis.exe is a legitimate file process that is associated with Windows 7 Operation System  and is located in  file C:\Windows\System32 by default.

Genesis.exe virus is created when malware authors write virus files and name them after Genesis.exe with an aim to spread virus on the internet.

Affected Platform: Windows OS

How to check if your computer is infected with Genesis.exemalware?

If your system is affected by Genesis.exe malware, you will notice one or the several below symptoms:

  • Genesis.exe occupies an unusually large CPU memory
  • Erratic internet connection
  • Your browser is bombarded with annoying popup ads
  • Computer screen freezes
  • PC's processing speed suffers
  • You are redirected to unknown websites

To pinpoint the virus file location, take the following steps:

Step 1: Press CTRL+ALT+DEL keys at once to open Task Manager.

Step 2: If you notice the file located outside C:\Windows\System32 you should run an antivirus scan to get rid of the malware.

How to remove Genesis.exe malware from system using Comodo Cleaning Essentials?

You can either choose to remove Genesis.exea nd other malwares using Comodo Antivirus, or Comodo Cleaning Essentials (CCE) – both of which are absolutely free to download! CCE is a set of computer security tools designed to help you identify and remove malwares and unsafe processes from an infected computer.

To remove malwares using CCE, take the following steps:

1. Check the system requirements and download the feature-rich CCE suite for free.

2. After installation, choose the type of scan you want to perform. CCE offers 3 scan options to get rid of malwares from a PC:

  • Smart Scan: Does a scan on critical areas of your system.
  • Full Scan: Does a complete scan of your system.
  • Custom Scan: Does a scan only on selected items.

The process to initiate the above mentioned scans are self-explanatory and thus, easy-to-use. 
Additionally, it's recommended that you approve of any updates that the CCE will prompt you about to ensure it does a better job of identifying all the latest threats.

3. Click 'Next' to view the results.
Regardless of the type of scan you choose, the results will sometimes show false positive (flagging files that are actually safe), which has to be ignored. Only select the files you want to get rid of.

4. Click 'Apply' to apply the selected operations to the threats. The selected operations will be applied.

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Malware Entries

First Seen: 29 July 2008 at 11:29 am
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Malware
Name
Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
Malware Behavior
1 N/A Executable 26e07403ed4d1317
ad5bd97e16a94d61
70c8a7b3
c894369ebffe39b0
136277a8001cb5c7
Win32.Jeefo.
A
No 1, 0, 0, 1 1, 0, 0, 1 Internal Submission N/A
2 gadnzBwBRz Executable cf522c8995e6ef03
155bef4eb2d0ff0d
dbb7007a
209d4d26c95310a1
9cd58dcc944ba446
Unclassified
Malware
No 7785.3862.
7676.0436
7785.3862.
7676.0436
Internal Submission N/A
3 N/A Executable 6abd0b1cc33584c5
06cdd511aaaa0452
821e5351
40f5770d37584b06
4324b4b67ab4441a
TrojWare.Win
32.Patched.K
SU
No N/A N/A India N/A
4 Biohazard Crew Executable 13a94ae50b59632f
87fe62259a2edea7
1c0e4ab2
d64e7a44332b6b5c
8954cdb6fef8c0ef
Unclassified
Malware
No 3.00 3.00 Internal Submission N/A
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Safe Entries

First Seen: 15 August 2008 at 4:01 am
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
1 N/A Executable 2bda50d6dcaaf07e
9f5ca2e314661d59
854f079d
1d51bb87ae7a7f50
4448471c9eb221d3
No N/A N/A Germany
2 N/A Executable 07de3270adb31d7a
ef0f4babedb70f8d
dba8800d
0742736878479716
ceb7ec6bf39865e8
No N/A N/A Germany
3 N/A Executable b020ef3b387513cc
0233080d728d093b
30600cb0
cb8c67d52c404c92
9421fa07f778588f
No N/A N/A Germany
4 N/A Executable 1bacb9ec8cc3cc4a
6d45c637246661d1
9a01a560
cb8350d2e42878d6
f06183d1c22e700c
No N/A N/A United States
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