How to Remove “ViStart.exe”

What is ViStart.exe?

ViStart.exe is a legitimate file process developed by Lee-Soft.com. This process is known as ViStart and it belongs to ViStart - The Vista Start Menu Software. You can locate the file in C:\Program Files. The virus is created by malware authors and is named after ViStart.exe file.

Affected Platform: Windows OS

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

Keep an eye for the following symptoms to check if your PC is infected with ViStart.exe malware:

  • Unstable internet connection
  • Browser redirects to unwanted websites
  • PC performance slows down
  • Browser is bombarded with hordes of popup ads
  • System screen freezes repeatedly

If you find any of the above mentioned symptoms, take the following steps to be sure about the malware infection:

  • Press CTRL+ALT+DEL keys to open Task Manager.
  • Go to the process tab and right-click on the ViStart.exe file and open its location.

If the file is located outside C:\Program Files, then you should take measures to get rid of the malware.

How to remove ViStart.exe  malware from system with Comodo Cleaning Essentials?

Comodo Cleaning Essentials (CCE) incorporates antivirus software with unique features like auto-sandboxing to identify and obstruct every suspicious process running on an endpoint with a single click. To remove ViStart.exe malware using CCE, follow the steps mentioned below:

Step 1: Download the CCE suite.

Step 2: To start the application, double-click on the CCE.exe file.

Step 3: It then probes the antivirus to initiate a full system scan to identify and remove any existing malicious files.

Step 4: If threats are found during the scanning, you will be prompted with an alert screen.

Step 5: Comodo Cleaning Essentials will remove ViStart.exe  malware from your computer including all other malwares!

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Malware Entries

First Seen: 28 June 2008 at 7:19 am
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Malware
Name
Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
Malware Behavior
1 N/A Executable 7a7ca04ed764a102
e24ee9db77f191b0
38aef068
5e609d5fba020a81
11af7e72b49dbc85
Virus.Win32.
Sality.gen
No N/A N/A India N/A
2 N/A Executable dfc14931526e190a
5e317b999a669224
34e37cca
66bada445299eb8f
9749f3c2af332cfb
Virus.Win32.
Sality.gen
No N/A N/A India N/A
3 Lee-Soft.com Executable 579d0790d7e10f63
b3907efd707258cc
7b0d661e
a055d1b829b13878
8aebcc6101b6f518
Virus.Win32.
Floxif.A
No 8.01.5132 8.01.5132 Somalia N/A
4 Lee Matthew Chantrey & Windows X Executable 49a6d6e0463b8435
4e640e992902f1b8
fd730d37
1bb9796859af5b14
bdd5a8168e7d6747
Virus.Win32.
Sality.gen
No 1.06.3468 1.06.3468 197.38.184.174/32 N/A
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Safe Entries

First Seen: 11 June 2008 at 10:16 pm
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
1 Lee-Soft.com Executable 35426062287fbaf1
7195caf428704eeb
09c5a8dd
4d1d6bfbc167b0f2
4b49bfe2b8cd0006
No 8.01.5145 8.01.5145 Internal Submission
2 Lee-Soft.com Executable 0eca304c9428bb96
6c360a56662b3c2c
dcac01eb
fb4e2ad6d881d807
952ebc06276a18c8
No 1.06.3802 1.06.3802 United States
3 Lee-Soft.com Executable 342a6bf1bb4ab89b
fbaf882451ec795f
6640865a
40866e41d3730233
19ef21bdb487fae5
No 8.01.5077 8.01.5077 United States
4 Lee Matthew Chantrey & Windows X Executable 83ddafadebfc4ddc
934a597ad0637b6e
5dcdadd9
eaf4744693bb0012
0266f10867853c1e
No 1.05.2489 1.05.2489 Internal Submission
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