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 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: 25 December 2008 at 4:56 pm
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Malware
Name
Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
Malware Behavior
1 N/A Executable 81b208262a0a7730
58cecf14c672bafd
3cea88b5
c0d853edf68634dd
f900cc0859158916
Unclassified
Malware
No N/A N/A Taiwan N/A
2 N/A Executable b05d1951f9d323bf
c3e8e79ac0470e55
5ff35bef
39116531718cb9d2
6dc69c1b8f45d91c
Win32.Neshta
.A
No N/A N/A Taiwan N/A
3 Symantec Corporation Executable 8766b5bbd7e6efa8
664cde3c178e9ace
728a3e30
bdcda4c369708ff7
68dfe73fc3bc1a51
Virus.Win32.
Sality.gen
No 11.0.2.157
3
11.0.2.157
3
Taiwan N/A
4 N/A Executable 700812c985fb7426
fb25915572e246db
1f40c909
081a9307d7d856fe
984f2f43fcdd2c88
Unclassified
Malware
No N/A N/A Taiwan N/A
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Safe Entries

First Seen: 12 July 2008 at 2:04 am
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
1 Symantec Corporation Executable 72189b3e4c880697
6f67d8d175981acf
aeb61bb0
e85ec5451f3ba04e
881d7cb599981a12
Yes 11.0.2.157
3
11.0.2.157
3
Internal Submission
2 N/A Executable 003d5ac6f5f79e07
6959ce46d3c42c82
16638d4c
8581b97405ef7837
09e6c89bb01313aa
No N/A N/A Internal Submission
3 Symantec Corporation Executable 17c8ff644151c1db
393f91a9ccfe3230
5cbd9cbf
aa220708c439ddba
9f65495a9481a4c8
Yes 11.0.1.153
3
11.0.1.153
3
India
4 Symantec Corporation Executable c905369b5f004720
ef058dc26533a069
d1eaa040
7aa97a9e7a27640c
0199c708856af231
No 8.2.0.1117 8.2.0.1117 Internal Submission
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