How to Remove “Ghostexp.exe”

What is ghostexp.exe?

ghostexp.exe is a legitimate file process developed by Symantec.  It is associated with Windows process part of Norton Ghost. You can locate the file in C:\Program files. The virus is created by malware authors and are named them after ghostexp.exe file.

Affected Platform: Windows OS

How to check if your computer is infected with ghostexp.exe malware?

Keep an eye for the following symptoms to check if your PC is infected with ghostexp.exe malware:

  • Unstable internet connection
  • Browser redirects to unwanted websites
  • PC performance slows down
  • Browser is bombarded with hordes of popup ads
  • System screen freezes repeatedly

If you find any of  the above mentioned symptoms, take the following steps to be sure about the malware infection:

1) Press CTRL+ALT+DEL keys to open Task Manager.

2) Go to the process tab and right-click on the ghostexp.exe file and open its location.

If the file is located outside C:\Program files, then you should take measures to get rid of the malware.

How to remove ghostexp.exe  malware from system with Comodo Cleaning Essentials?

Comodo Cleaning Essentials (CCE) incoporates antivirus software with unique features like auto-sandboxing to identify and obstruct every suspicious process running on an endpoint with a single click. To remove malwares using ghostexp.exe, follow the steps mentioned below:

Step 1: Download the CCE suite.

Step 2: To start the application, double-click on the CCE.exe file.

Step 3: It then probes the antivirus to initiate a full system scan to identify and remove any existing malicious files.

Step 4: If threats are found during the scanning, you will be prompted with an alert screen.

Step 5: Comodo Cleaning Essentials will remove ghostexp.exe  malware from your computer including all other malwares!
 

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Malware Entries

First Seen: 17 July 2009 at 10:32 pm
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Malware
Name
Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
Malware Behavior
1 Symantec Corporation Executable 3926ef2090221075
8efba71dcfcf7563
66ef8130
b5244622ba9447d9
cecea75c75f634bf
Packed.Win32
.MUPX.Gen
No 12.0.0.105
31
12.0.0.105
31
China N/A
2 Symantec Corporation Executable 494fc9be7a019556
8f564308adc17eb3
faea773e
857790c0c2146962
786cc483d40008b6
Virus.Win32.
Sality.gen
No 11.0.0.150
2
11.0.0.150
2
156.222.145.194/32 N/A
3 Symantec 公司 Executable dd3ea6abe3ec4f77
b4b782bfecbb48ac
d24c309c
5723a20d37a327e6
783d2f2a23e8e4e1
Virus.Win32.
Parite.gen
No 11.0.1.153
3
11.0.1.153
3
China N/A
4 Symantec Corporation Executable b290d3bcafe23af1
09086af4cdf98b74
bcbbd724
34433aa64c07c91f
1acde51ed6e2daa8
Virus.Win32.
Sality.gen
No 11.0.0.150
2
11.0.0.150
2
Vietnam N/A
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Safe Entries

First Seen: 10 September 2008 at 3:01 pm
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
1 Symantec Corporation Executable 4a0ee7b88d23df1a
27330560a66e9fcb
33b7e199
51fe286392de3f63
1b00838fd5239cae
No 12.0.0.411
2
12.0.0.411
2
Internal Submission
2 Symantec Corporation Executable 826582d5e5a7e6f3
f3e5c65f1d031737
a91bdeb1
ef00653f51f1460f
339352ec20d96a3c
No 11.5.1.226
9
11.5.1.226
9
10.224.1.116/32
3 Symantec Corporation Executable 73b4ab8c0576d9de
83afae5de3039150
d560c2d6
cdbb7a9ee6258601
ead2482175df7908
No 11.5.1.226
6
11.5.1.226
6
China
4 Symantec Corporation Executable 826582d5e5a7e6f3
f3e5c65f1d031737
a91bdeb1
ef00653f51f1460f
339352ec20d96a3c
No 11.5.1.226
9
11.5.1.226
9
Internal Submission
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