How to Remove “Ghost32.exe”

What is Ghost32.exe?

Ghost32.exe is a legitimate process file popularly known as Symantec Ghost. It is associated with Symantec Ghost software, developed by Symantec Corporation. It is located in C:\Windows\System32 by default.
Malware programmers write virus files with malicious scripts and save them as Ghost32.exe with an intention to spread virus on the internet.

Affected Platforms: Windows OS

How to determine if your computer is infected with Ghost32.exe malware?

Look out for these symptoms to check if your PC is infected with Ghost32.exe malware:

  • Unstable internet connection
  • Ghost32.exe occupies extra CPU space
  • PC processing speed slows down
  • Browser often redirects to irrelevant websites
  • Browser is bombarded with hordes of popup ads
  • Computer screen freezes repeatedly

Take the following steps to diagnose your PC for possible Ghost32.exe malware attack:

Step 1: Simultaneously press CTRL+ALT+DEL keys to open Task Manager.

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

How to remove Ghost32.exe malware from system using Comodo Antivirus?

Step 1: Download our award-winning 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: Restart your PC after the installation gets over.

Step 5: Wait for Comodo Internet Security to update the antivirus.

Step 6: Proceed with the quick scan that automatically begins after the update.

Step 7: If threats are found during the scanning, you will be notified through an alert screen.

Step 8: Comodo Antivirus will remove Ghost32.exe malware from your computer including all other malwares!

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First Seen: 12 July 2008 at 2:04 am
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1 Symantec Corporation Executable 17c8ff644151c1db
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Yes 11.0.1.153
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11.0.1.153
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10.224.1.116/32
2 Symantec Corporation Executable 72189b3e4c880697
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Yes 11.0.2.157
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11.0.2.157
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Internal Submission
3 Symantec Corporation Executable 34977fdcdbec9447
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No 8.2.0.1117 8.2.0.1117 Lebanon
4 N/A Executable e7ca2f1cae993041
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No 11.0.2.157
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11.0.2.157
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