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: 19 April 2011 at 11:30 am
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Malware
Name
Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
Malware Behavior
1 TechSmith Corporation Executable 211c869ae5edb8bb
57dac25fc7c092c2
988faf72
3726c4c7a918e263
f82f5f69c22666a4
Virus.Win32.
Sality.gen
No 8.2.2.225 8.2.2.225 Iran, Islamic Republic of N/A
2 TechSmith Corporation Executable ec47af3220d485a5
1f80a455230236d7
a1de7d38
427e7a4cbfd516ea
b437f22b0684ca97
Virus.Win32.
Sality.gen
No 5.0.2 5.0.2 Macedonia N/A
3 TechSmith Corporation Executable 4ae249e699b4f31f
68224468e69ca68b
5bbbe553
a2aa191925551552
8d37e2e05ff108d5
Virus.Win32.
Virut.Ce
No 8.0.2.0 8.0.2 Italy N/A
4 TechSmith Corporation Executable b367334b3f5b3e88
02fbf75beb6e086e
19c1c301
fa60d4d6195a935f
abb27105d03af74d
Virus.Win32.
Alman.A
No 6.1.1 6.1.1 Russian Federation N/A
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Safe Entries

First Seen: 31 August 2008 at 9:51 pm
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
1 TechSmith Corporation Executable ef6e99970c12b66c
44a86b4c358c9fc1
144acd95
272aeaebaf6ae624
2ca956e4fd660b9e
Yes 10.0.0.788 10.0.0.788 10.224.1.116/32
2 TechSmith Corporation Executable dc48ac8e9ed9b16c
99d8e483f771f274
1d8370a7
6c84f1dec736e87b
7a12333a2b1bbdba
Yes 9.1.1.261 9.1.1.261.
260.259
10.224.1.115/32
3 TechSmith Corporation Executable 6973f14dafc50fbf
805a1c8a6d9f8e0d
41f2d98f
6db234b5f3b728f1
7540227d50c030e7
Yes 9.1.2.304 9.1.2.304 10.224.1.116/32
4 TechSmith Corporation Executable 4c80e2586042eb27
b3bffcba88d1ad60
b5fc1ede
3665564a6dd06c12
78707a8da0199198
Yes 11.2.0.102 11.2.0.102 United States
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