How to Remove “SynMood.exe”

What is SynMood.exe?

Originally developed by Synaptics, Inc., SynMood.exe is a legitimate file process. This process is known as MoodPad and it belongs to Synaptics Pointing Device Driver. It is located in C:\Windows by default.

SynMood.exe virus is created when malware authors write virus files and name them after SynMood.exe with an aim to spread virus on the internet.

Affected Platform: Windows OS

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

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

  • SynMood.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:\Windows, you should run an antivirus scan to get rid of the malware.

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

You can either choose to remove SynMood.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: 16 February 2018 at 12:14 am
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Malware
Name
Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
Malware Behavior
1 Synaptics Incorporated Executable 9dba7557588d3a4d
deec73699b259fe7
acb3d0cd
54805b828c0edc35
5b44186f96afefe6
Virus.Win32.
Sality.gen
No 15.0.25
10Jun10
15.0.25
10Jun10
Malaysia N/A
2 N/A Executable 8f029eb614391a76
4f584f19098687e1
005639ae
b75a1060627afc30
8427c8ca99229b34
Win32.Neshta
.A
No N/A N/A Tunisia N/A
3 Synaptics Incorporated Executable 0499df9a4f8292d2
3a12cda2e7ad0a61
31599f89
400baee01762b7bb
11513e884a3865b2
Virus.Win32.
Parite.gen
Yes 16.2.11.7
17Sep12
16.2.11.7
17Sep12
5.90.103.188/32 N/A
4 Synaptics, Inc. Executable 93ab37064b8945e0
01638a7a46233eb8
3d7be59f
813f6f2b92f5524b
1185267829b48c46
Virus.Win32.
Parite.gen
No 11.1.2
10Apr08
11.1.2
10Apr08
37.142.6.246/32 N/A
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Safe Entries

First Seen: 12 July 2008 at 1:53 pm
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
1 Synaptics Incorporated Executable cb6ae37330a19d1d
50f61ca9d90679aa
bf498abf
92927bedf6c0de2a
519128ac133bf121
Yes 17.0.13
05Sep13
17.0.13
05Sep13
104.236.253.252/32
2 Synaptics Incorporated Executable 04770807d265cddb
170735354f4e9400
4d3a6332
f3c42040a1b9fc8d
08bc5300d1e758d3
Yes 19.0.15.6
03Aug15
19.0.15.6
03Aug15
United States
3 Synaptics Incorporated Executable c596ac323b127f29
789ca81867623436
2ffff3a7
e4d1388bcb0f0f7c
3129c6446d47c047
Yes 19.0.9.4
27May15
19.0.9.4
27May15
United States
4 Synaptics Incorporated Executable dad0b00c1e29e5e6
4165523d407b6a99
c76f5f56
976219b2025ea506
8b8fc88dca0b6ee6
Yes 19.0.15.6
03Aug15
19.0.15.6
03Aug15
United States
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