How to Remove “regedit.exe”

Regedit.exe is a legitimate process file popularly known as Registry Editor. It is associated with software Microsoft Windows Operating System developed by Microsoft. It is located in C:\Windows\System32 files by default.

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

Affected Platforms: Windows OS

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

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

  • Internet connection is unstable
  • regedit.exe occupies extra CPU space
  • PC processing speed slows down
  • Browser often redirects to irrelevant websites
  • You get a lot of unsolicited ads and popups
  • Computer screen freezes repeatedly

Take the following steps to diagnose your PC for possible regedit.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 an antivirus scan to get rid of the malware.

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

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

Step 2: Select 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 over, click on the “Close” button for a scan window.

Step 4: Restart your PC.

Step 5: Wait for Comodo Internet Security to update the antivirus.

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.
 

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Malware Entries

First Seen: 18 June 2018 at 1:26 am
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Malware
Name
Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
Malware Behavior
1 Microsoft Corporation Executable 4617d1a2553fbae9
9a7cda9becb00e5b
d20e6583
3dffd789a060390f
c13b4e46d981a01c
Virus.Win32.
Virut.Ce
No 5.1.2600.5
512
(xpsp.0804
13-2111)
5.1.2600.5
512
156.216.224.150/32 N/A
2 Microsoft Corporation Executable e990f3a7d0473d9f
b34b6718676812e2
bfe2e224
ad9aaf16b64c8848
93a1a1d66446f225
Win32.Kashu.
B
No 5.1.2600.5
512
(xpsp.0804
13-2111)
5.1.2600.5
512
Bangladesh N/A
3 Microsoft Corporation Executable 2833333c2b6246c0
020439ea602e1cb2
3958f954
1aa2bc17458ea9cc
ad8b73c310879e4b
Virus.Win32.
Virut.CE
No 6.1.7600.1
6385
(win7_rtm.
090713-125
5)
6.1.7600.1
6385
156.218.55.145/32 N/A
4 Microsoft Corporation Executable 8afd3d44c51e005f
79428aba5d0966ab
fdb99f7e
4640068f0ce3cba7
8ee2087f2b722ffb
Virus.Win32.
Virut.CE
No 6.1.7600.1
6385
(win7_rtm.
090713-125
5)
6.1.7600.1
6385
Indonesia N/A
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Safe Entries

First Seen: 14 October 2017 at 12:14 am
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
1 Microsoft Corporation Executable 07c7e3ec7a3d4ccd
37d3c9b22d75059f
f132067d
14a3681d6247758b
1f4880022abee0d7
No 10.0.16299
.15
(WinBuild.
160101.080
0)
10.0.16299
.15
United States
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