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 Lee Matthew Chantrey & Windows X Executable 834a7aaf32762a35
c8d7468153c31d6d
1d793e4c
8b709e324a896edc
71a57f969f4c7c61
P2PWorm.Win3
2.Bacteraloh
.h
No 1.05.2489 1.05.2489 Egypt N/A
2 Lee Matthew Chantrey & Windows X Executable 3f19530aadb114d1
0036f6df6fd307ad
260affcc
544a3609283c4f00
b695ea9f00f4e1aa
Virus.Win32.
Sality.gen
No 1.05.2646 1.05.2646 Egypt N/A
3 Lee Matthew Chantrey & Windows X Executable 146453d15fc930d3
e013db093d62cfb3
858019ee
6d328875656aa903
2c147a662bc91968
Virus.Win32.
Sality.gen
No 1.06.3467 1.06.3467 Malaysia N/A
4 Lee Matthew Chantrey & Windows X Executable 297df40baf7f3cc9
96033dc7e883111f
83a9e2fc
43f6e09754735b93
50206df6e078cd33
Virus.Win32.
Sality.gen
No 1.05.2661 1.05.2661 Romania 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 0eca304c9428bb96
6c360a56662b3c2c
dcac01eb
fb4e2ad6d881d807
952ebc06276a18c8
No 1.06.3802 1.06.3802 United States
2 Lee-Soft.com Executable e5f34cf12a2cb96d
10cb08de411742f7
177eb81e
b95e7799f975cb62
062ff6011a7e7419
No 1.06.3685 1.06.3685 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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