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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Malware Entries

First Seen: 28 April 2018 at 4:15 pm
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Malware
Name
Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
Malware Behavior
1 N/A Executable 7133f454d67a9c99
8e0aa6e9d1fa6556
8061a820
e76440b0763e2d18
243e4f05241594d2
Application.
Win32.Adload
.GCFD
No N/A N/A United States N/A
2 N/A Executable 8f0c8cce263b4218
9022233f6af4e25b
7b5dfa09
07fdeee6b354814f
0861620ac95b30a2
TrojWare.Win
32.Snojan.GF
E
No N/A N/A United States N/A
3 N/A Executable 55d7ad27dbcd6bdb
88ab9b32a504d652
68558558
cf914690db24786e
de1d65fe22e7da1b
Application.
Win32.WebToo
lbar.GI
No N/A N/A United States N/A
4 ©Hewanre nagio Executable 7f3245f976b2f9d4
6f0a171f94cfc639
36c97da2
2bef5c336e0f63cf
52471d0fcbb9e454
Unclassified
Malware
No 4.5.5.10 4.5.5.10 Russian Federation N/A
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Safe Entries

First Seen: 03 July 2008 at 7:45 pm
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
1 H+BEDV Datentechnik GmbH Executable 86be7e46ad8a581c
2f6c2ee7ce929d8e
55c7f666
fb18f6b1fcbe2424
c1dd80efbe80651d
No 6.30.00.00 6.30.00.00 United States
2 Antonis Kaladis Executable 967cb1b5c680edda
4e132d5bd49b2b08
90a742a8
994f3e97c11a4758
8cf51113c2b0055a
No 1, 0, 0, 0 1, 0, 0, 0 United States
3 N/A Executable 58491a47b307db19
e4815c26db51e702
1373e3a1
6a5a831b8b404b41
98c7b87a0dd3d558
No N/A N/A 10.0.17.146/32
4 N/A Executable 0ca4b6ddd4227aaf
a18194071c9b8a5b
d9bcf5cc
33895099b8c8c81f
e7928c9114a01bfa
No N/A N/A 10.0.17.146/32
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