How to Remove “Serialize.exe”

What is Serialize.exe?

Serialize.exe is a legitimate process file popularly known as Serialize.exe. It belongs to Microsoft QuickStart Tutorials, developed by Microsoft Corporation. It is located in C:\Program Files by default.
Malware programmers write virus files with malicious scripts and save them as Serialize.exe with an intention to spread virus on the internet.

Affected Platforms: Windows OS

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

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

  • Unstable internet connection
  • Serialize.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 Serialize.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:\Program Files, perform an antivirus scan to get rid of the malware.

How to remove Serialize.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 Serialize.exe malware from your computer including all other malwares!

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Malware Entries

First Seen: 14 April 2011 at 2:20 am
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Name
Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
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Malware Behavior
1 Microsoft Corporation Executable dd352f4e7dfb4ddb
db77a0b93fe4476f
52df94ce
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Virus.Win32.
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Safe Entries

First Seen: 14 March 2009 at 2:19 am
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
1 N/A Executable 153612bef987562a
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No N/A N/A Internal Submission
2 N/A Executable c27ce5082d9ce5b4
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No N/A N/A United States
3 Microsoft Corporation Executable e7696f560dceed4e
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dccaa220
26ff8fdb661dcdce
c916096742af3cac
No 1.1.0.0 1.1.0.0 Internal Submission
4 N/A Executable 0a8e69fa61869672
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No 1, 0, 0, 1 1, 0, 0, 1 Bosnia and Herzegovina
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