How to Remove “rainst.exe”

What is rainst.exe?

Originally developed by LogMeln, Inc., rainst.exe is a legitimate file process. This process is known as LogMeln Installer and it belongs to LogMeln application. It is located in C:\Program Files by default.
rainst.exe virus is created when malware authors write virus files and name them after rainst.exe with an aim to spread virus on the internet.

Affected Platform: Windows OS

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

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

  • rainst.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:\Program Files, you should run an antivirus scan to get rid of the malware.

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

You can either choose to remove rainst.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: 28 January 2012 at 9:27 pm
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Malware
Name
Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
Malware Behavior
1 LogMeIn, Inc. Executable 4162a65eb97ae4be
12aa1c07d07100ce
aded5809
b0d3d86de0e7cc48
2201d376edbaac0a
Virus.Win32.
Parite.gen
Yes 4.1.2126 4.1.2126 Brazil N/A
2 N/A Executable caff7fbd8254d673
ed5c7d01256079b4
baafe065
a2b43258b4636c4d
bcb93724741c7237
Virus.Win32.
Sality.gen
No N/A N/A 176.216.201.155/32 N/A
3 LogMeIn, Inc. Executable 9c01d1486cdd364f
ae95ee17fd218010
7dcddd7e
70500732fe3a0165
ed97d598bfa94043
Virus.Win32.
Sality.gen
No 4.1.1890 4.1.1890 Panama N/A
4 N/A Executable beacf9d632f74d5d
2f31f11f3611cae4
976ad58b
7862a9603de4c92b
6e6a80e0e76a1df0
EmailWorm.Wi
n32.Runonce.
~v001
No N/A N/A Zambia N/A
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Safe Entries

First Seen: 30 September 2008 at 7:49 pm
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
1 LogMeIn, Inc. Executable 51fcab97e053a245
b0c037b44fe06b98
3da42e31
1b03af8293975753
a578d2eb96cf8ad8
No 3.0.600 3.0.600 Internal Submission
2 N/A Non-executable 4aa2670186af254d
80ebc8455ea8242c
52fec4a7
5a1016255cc13fb7
385372811ac6ae28
No N/A N/A 10.0.17.149/32
3 LogMeIn, Inc. Executable b181a91f01e47126
15cffd8d02fee112
ff79349e
e08cefe71ad3766e
5fe2cd66c1e07a32
Yes 8.0.605 8.0.605 Internal Submission
4 LogMeIn, Inc. Executable 30829f343e9ce080
db7c048d2dd2d50d
a46b1740
0b99602db544bdb7
e779a852fb05738b
Yes 4.1.2504 4.1.2504 Puerto Rico
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