How to Remove “getsysteminfo.exe”

What is getsysteminfo.exe?


getsysteminfo.exe is a legitimate process file popularly known as Get System Info.  It is associated with software Get System Info developed by Kaspersky Lab ZAO. It is located in C:\Program Files by default.

Malware programmers write virus files with malicious scripts and save them as getsysteminfo.exe with an intention to spread virus on the internet.

Affected Platforms: Windows OS


How to determine if your computer is infected with getsysteminfo.exe malware?


Look out for the these symptoms to check if your PC is infected with getsysteminfo.exe malware:

  • Unstable internet connection
  • getsysteminfo.exe occupies extra CPU space
  • PC processing speed slows down
  • Browser often redirects to irrelevant websites
  • Browser is bombarded with hordes of popup ads
  • Computer screen freezes repeatedly

Take the following steps to diagnose your PC for possible getsysteminfo.exe malware attack:

Step 1: Simultaneously press CTRL+ALT+DEL keys to open Task Manager.

Step 2: If you notice the file located outside C:\Program Files perform an antivirus scan to get rid of the malware.

How to remove getsysteminfo.exe malware from system using Comodo Antivirus?

Step 1: Download our award-winning Free Antivirus

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Step 3: Select Customize Configuration option and arrange installers, configuration, and file location.

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Step 6: Proceed with the quick scan that automatically begins after the update.

Step 7: If threats are found during the scanning, you will be notified through an alert screen.

Step 8: Comodo Antivirus will remove getsysteminfo.exe malware from your computer including all other malwares!

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Malware Entries

First Seen: 17 January 2009 at 3:44 am
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Malware
Name
Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
Malware Behavior
1 深圳市布吉沙湾天桥旁开心网吧 Executable 3c7cbb8228a21c9a
d16b426895fa9e92
4bb0a886
6409859351fc635a
97322adae9deeccd
Unclassified
Malware
No 1.00 1.00 Internal Submission N/A
2 Kaspersky Lab Executable d59ddfc5c5084045
464530aec6154fbb
0790210b
e7e721a2049b3562
4bf4ed4a432a6bb5
Unclassified
Malware
No 4.00.0231 4.00.0231 Internal Submission N/A
3 Kaspersky Lab Europe Executable 19eaee3c3f6de2e3
5c3be24db6189cae
e8058014
9301837cc37282fb
b73504ed5073834f
Unclassified
Malware
No 4.00.0227 4.00.0227 Internal Submission N/A
4 N/A Executable a9ef97eea4c12404
99d4a9f6536cb757
0f546032
1018351cb3f08a90
78f0ab9b9ed5b617
Unclassified
Malware
No N/A N/A Internal Submission N/A
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Safe Entries

First Seen: 02 September 2008 at 1:48 pm
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
1 Kaspersky Lab ZAO Executable 2d26a8e43ca7b64f
77a72caa3fbf4c97
65732663
71c8b237673ceb38
81933fbcd06a127b
Yes 5.0.0.25 5.0.0.25 10.0.17.149/32
2 Kaspersky Lab Executable c6e5899fa5c54b13
d743bcfed25c90ff
ef204202
aa551ea857d0b053
732af8d53e6f7344
No 5.0.146.0 5.0.0.0 Internal Submission
3 Kaspersky Lab ZAO Executable 2d26a8e43ca7b64f
77a72caa3fbf4c97
65732663
71c8b237673ceb38
81933fbcd06a127b
Yes 5.0.0.25 5.0.0.25 10.100.129.166/32
4 Kaspersky Lab ZAO Executable 4841bf09a648273f
20d3999910ee534b
53c343e7
fa9fce47ae012538
956e899c7eb3d3ad
Yes 5.0.0.25 5.0.0.25 10.224.1.63/32
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