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 May 2018 at 10:01 am
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Malware
Name
Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
Malware Behavior
1 N/A Executable d76fbbd836e414ab
25966b6e2215b5c1
b8c3d4df
70d8fa5dab85e70a
9aab35e6318b5231
Win32.Neshta
.A
No N/A N/A Indonesia N/A
2 Synaptics Incorporated Executable b873d8c6b8dc4568
ed10bb49b58e528e
a8424f3a
1f8d9df5851780a0
0084d346feb06d25
Win32.Jeefo.
A
No 15.3.27.1
30Sep11
15.3.27.1
30Sep11
176.118.43.51/32 N/A
3 N/A Executable 4586652482dd7b4f
b258fa7f251156e4
96a359e0
5dfb2107cab0faa8
9f6188c0345972d9
Win32.Neshta
.A
No N/A N/A Portugal N/A
4 N/A Executable 14241b9956dc072e
9758b9e89690d523
3a981b24
7d7f7f1e251e46fd
11c0fecbb60f7aa7
Win32.Neshta
.A
No N/A N/A Indonesia N/A
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