How to Remove “reboot.exe”

reboot.exe is a legitimate file. This process is known as Reeboot Setup. It belongs to Win32 Setup-Execute software for Windows and was developed by Elitegroup Computer Systems. It is commonly stored in C:\Program Files. Malware programmers or cybercriminals write different types of malicious programs and name it as reboot.exe to spread virus.

Affected Platform: Windows OS

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

Each malware is different and causes unique problems to the system. You will notice one or several of the following symptoms if your system is infected with reboot.exe malware:

  • Internet connection fluctuates
  • reboot.exe file is taking more of your CPU memory 
  • System performance is very low
  • Browser is redirected to some strange websites
  • Interference of annoying popup ads
  • Other malwares infiltrate into the system

To further establish the malware infection, take the following steps:

  • Go to Task Manager by pressing the combination of keys ctrl+alt+del
  • Go to the process tab and right-click on the reboot.exe and open the file location

If the file is located outside C:\Program Files, then it is likely that the system is affected with reboot.exe malware.

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

Ideally, replacing the existing reboot.exe file on your computer with a different version procured from the internet is advisable. To remove the file using Comodo's trusted and effective antivirus software, follow the steps below:

Step 1: Download the award-winning Comodo Free Antivirus.

Step 2: Check on the “Do not detect new networks again” option when Comodo Internet Security internal firewall activates the network detection process.

Step 3: After network detection is complete, press “Close” button for a scan window.

Step 4: Restart your PC.

Step 5: It will take some time for the Comodo Internet Security to update the antivirus.

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

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

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

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First Seen: 03 July 2008 at 7:45 pm
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