How to Remove “adobereg32.exe”

What is adobereg32.exe?

Originally developed by Adobe Systems, Inc., adobereg32.exe is a legitimate file process. This process is known as Adobe Product Registration and it belongs to Adobe Illustrator. It is located in C:\Windows\System32 by default.

adobereg32.exe virus is created when malware authors write virus files and name them after adobereg32.exe with an aim to spread virus on the internet.

Affected Platform: Windows OS

How to check if your computer is infected with adobereg32.exe malware?

If your system is affected by adobereg32.exe malware, you will notice one or several of the symptoms below:

  • adobereg32.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\System32, you should run an antivirus scan to get rid of the malware.

How to remove adobereg32.exe malware from system using Comodo Cleaning Essentials?

You can either choose to remove adobereg32.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: 23 October 2010 at 11:13 pm
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Malware
Name
Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
Malware Behavior
1 Adobe Systems, Inc. Executable 36b24c4f3a50f169
8d128a4cd950de20
15333801
0b336383a92d077c
edebe9a31de3ad87
Virus.Win32.
Ramnit.A
No 2.0.3.2 5.0 United States N/A
2 Adobe Systems, Inc. Executable 96955c71d8840c24
109d7f7bfe60a5ac
c7e4c58e
890551aa1c7917ec
73f95e30d79aad85
Virus.Win32.
Ramnit.H
No 2.0.4 5.5 Bangladesh N/A
3 Adobe Systems, Inc. Executable 9d0a986ff3e0a3ee
a33960a0091f318c
4218a2b2
6ed66aa529db4edc
bb3aa34282caf7cb
MalCrypt.Ind
us!
No 2.0.3.2 5.0 Russian Federation N/A
4 N/A Executable b9802f845dcfa21f
df39a684ef673dc1
495889a3
5767e34ad8c418df
18f835521ff39691
Virus.Win32.
Ramnit.K
No N/A N/A Tunisia N/A
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Safe Entries

First Seen: 09 June 2008 at 12:41 pm
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
1 Adobe Systems, Inc. Executable b706c7cbb526c149
cf339ee5534e9f49
649cc347
e134d6b3495225c4
3aa58ef550eac0b9
No 2.0.3.3 1.0 Brazil
2 Adobe Systems, Inc. Executable 5eb9444ccbc655fd
dd2451d49901623c
956f7598
f74f6282e71f1fde
68009292ceffe618
No 2.0.3.2 3.0 United States
3 Adobe Systems, Inc. Executable 99763f49b4079c19
3e7265c8c27d7fe6
ee60a9e9
7d58f2a96287cb93
ae442b509c48ad1e
No 2.0.4 5.5 United States
4 Adobe Systems, Inc. Executable dfad64a2d5b7ff4d
3d6fa3f064523b69
b3f02134
d164a91ec5f6c53f
f61d80a78b429778
No 2.0.4 4.0 Guatemala
Display 4 items per page
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  • 8 items per page
  • 16 items per page
  • 32 items per page
 
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