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!
 

Windows OS PC Security Softwares: 

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Malware Entries

First Seen: 01 March 2011 at 6:26 am
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Malware
Name
Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
Malware Behavior
1 Symantec Corporation Executable 0d3979db89242c9e
cc04fb738131097d
a7d8efe7
cfffe0c90c4538a2
2e08c7c6f053cc72
Virus.Win32.
Sality.gen
No 11.0.0.150
2
11.0.0.150
2
Vietnam N/A
2 Symantec Corporation Executable 80978ab05f5b1a5a
c7775798a1e61519
c39b3502
85da3b7701c382b7
6a7c308fac983bb3
Packed.Win32
.MUPX.Gen
No 11.0.2.157
3
11.0.2.157
3
China N/A
3 Symantec Corporation Executable 940093464272702d
2d0aaae1cc660256
9532d02d
e9d573d3f7afcb0e
7adbbb405d644324
Worm.Win32.G
ael.A
No 11.0.0.150
2
11.0.0.150
2
Taiwan N/A
4 Symantec Corporation Executable 622b1cbf6c017cd9
bb5daf1d2f613d2a
c8d41bde
5cae4f8910995e3c
27c9351ab8bbd327
TrojWare.Win
32.Patched.P
Yes 11.0.0.150
2
11.0.0.150
2
Vietnam N/A
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Safe Entries

First Seen: 21 January 2009 at 10:57 am
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
1 Symantec Corporation Executable 10c5774e499599ee
ee090bded7f69c87
845831f2
e3b7d0837242ee28
f6d0fdc20e804e0e
Yes 11.5.1.226
9
11.5.1.226
9
Internal Submission
2 Symantec Corporation Executable 72189b3e4c880697
6f67d8d175981acf
aeb61bb0
e85ec5451f3ba04e
881d7cb599981a12
Yes 11.0.2.157
3
11.0.2.157
3
Internal Submission
3 N/A Executable e7ca2f1cae993041
2fc3e6105c3b7321
01e60828
26a0b542ef82e55b
4155f6ecd7112bc5
No 11.0.2.157
3
11.0.2.157
3
United States
4 Symantec Corporation Executable ff12325a16c5b211
f2b0c56015c647dc
01e22dbb
16a646fba2fa24ec
03806e41c57502dd
Yes 11.5.1.226
9
11.5.1.226
9
United States
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