How to Remove “SnagIt32.exe”

What is SnagIt32.exe?

Originally developed by TechSmith Corporation, SnagIt32.exe is a legitimate file process. This process is known as Snagit 8 and it belongs to Snagit. It is located in C:\Program Files by default.
SnagIt32.exe virus is created when malware authors write virus files and name them after SnagIt32.exe with an aim to spread virus on the internet.

Affected Platform: Windows OS

How to check if your computer is infected with SnagIt32.exe malware?

If your system is affected by SnagIt32.exe malware, you will notice one or several of the symptoms below:

  • SnagIt32.exe occupies an unusually large CPU memory
  • Erratic internet connection
  • Your browser is bombarded with annoying popup ads
  • Computer screen freezes
  • PC's processing speed suffers
  • You are redirected to unknown websites

To pinpoint the virus file location, take the following steps:

Step 1: Press CTRL+ALT+DEL keys at once to open Task Manager.

Step 2: If you notice the file located outside C:\Program Files, you should run an antivirus scan to get rid of the malware.

How to remove SnagIt32.exe malware from system using Comodo Cleaning Essentials?

You can either choose to remove SnagIt32.exe and other malwares using Comodo Antivirus, or Comodo Cleaning Essentials (CCE) – both of which are absolutely free to download! CCE is a set of computer security tools designed to help you identify and remove malwares and unsafe processes from an infected computer.

To remove malwares using CCE, take the following steps:

1. Check the system requirements and download the feature-rich CCE suite for free.

2. After installation, choose the type of scan you want to perform. CCE offers 3 scan options to get rid of malwares from a PC:

  • Smart Scan: Does a scan on critical areas of your system.
  • Full Scan: Does a complete scan of your system.
  • Custom Scan: Does a scan only on selected items.

The process to initiate the above mentioned scans are self-explanatory and thus, easy-to-use. 
Additionally, it's recommended that you approve of any updates that the CCE will prompt you about to ensure it does a better job of identifying all the latest threats.

3. Click 'Next' to view the results.
Regardless of the type of scan you choose, the results will sometimes show false positive (flagging files that are actually safe), which has to be ignored. Only select the files you want to get rid of.

4. Click 'Apply' to apply the selected operations to the threats. The selected operations will be applied.

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Malware Entries

First Seen: 29 May 2009 at 5:52 pm
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Malware
Name
Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
Malware Behavior
1 TechSmith Corporation Executable d277bbf2eb3b544f
0f4ab8c63f9d081a
c631572d
7aae4ba54d59a612
c36bdf49053fa6d3
Virus.Win32.
Sality.gen
No 8.0.2.0 8.0.2 Iran, Islamic Republic of N/A
2 TechSmith Corporation Executable 8e560b3ef9bcfdee
1a203f63cfd5c13c
48fa987b
b35bb4c8c431e9fc
9698a7e7062fe6ec
Virus.Win32.
Sality.gen
No 9.1.0.206 9.1.0.206 Ukraine N/A
3 TechSmith Corporation Executable 091d135d5c944408
33e446221a643b22
170d09fa
61ad9ab07c1a302f
aeeb4731a135ce51
Virus.Win32.
Sality.gen
No 8.2.3.14 8.2.3.14 Russian Federation N/A
4 N/A Executable 0c343a785f1d9343
788ff5bb47b5c093
94bb0ab2
41b9123a0da0fd75
38f388fac618b284
Backdoor.Win
32.DarkKomet
.GH
No N/A N/A 5.133.227.248/32 N/A
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54

Safe Entries

First Seen: 04 June 2008 at 2:41 pm
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
1 TechSmith Corporation Executable 1802b9d8fc94eec3
a64f64b60a88ab67
f3a3ff2c
c65d644fab077ea0
18a8ede18aeb990d
No 8.0.0.0 8.0.0 Bulgaria
2 TechSmith Corporation Executable 959e1b5735e7b884
b34ee86232ca9f4c
8318121c
89c6b6470002d240
6b8260de50f8b034
Yes 11.4.3.280 11.4.3.280 Internal Submission
3 TechSmith Corporation Executable 0cb1df186c6fe5e4
eaa877b2b37ea16b
6099052a
N/A No 9.1.0.142 9.1.0.142 United States
4 TechSmith Corporation Executable c8eefb3bfcd3e684
9cd2a3cdcd223d4d
654de802
322c21b8729403c9
f4af38e83c8fc58a
No 7.2.5.0 7.2.5 Internal Submission
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