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: 02 April 2018 at 6:49 pm
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Malware
Name
Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
Malware Behavior
1 Корпорация Майкрософт Executable 446427057f99c333
c688443911400f60
1a846ce0
76493df5098fd934
4e800c9b96ed453f
Virus.Win32.
Virut.Ce
No 5.1.2600.5
512
(xpsp.0804
13-2111)
5.1.2600.5
512
Russian Federation N/A
2 Microsoft Corporation Executable 26fb56156deb437f
3bc207badbf5c4ae
03a29d83
a2681e0e894ef847
0617d852e7c4b893
Virus.Win32.
Virut.CE
No 6.1.7600.1
6385
(win7_rtm.
090713-125
5)
6.1.7600.1
6385
Nigeria N/A
3 Microsoft Corporation Executable 227b750b3b1ca84f
14ab29238c9fee76
825cab29
3ef789d5b5c31822
80c3fb9ef4db8d11
Virus.Win32.
Sality.gen
No 5.1.2600.5
512
(xpsp.0804
13-2111)
5.1.2600.5
512
156.199.145.110/32 N/A
4 Microsoft Corporation Executable b330d722b9c8b175
6d251122b28c610d
55889387
cb3ec6ac1c1a167f
4802659f94ac3262
Virus.Win32.
Virut.CE
No 6.1.7600.1
6385
(win7_rtm.
090713-125
5)
6.1.7600.1
6385
Morocco N/A
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Safe Entries

First Seen: 03 June 2008 at 11:21 pm
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
1 ReactOS Development Team Executable f368ebcfa9e7587c
11c193252bb34ebb
25fc72b2
e41c34ebd12f8908
f8c84978913aee00
No 0.4.8 0.4.8 10.108.51.194/32
2 Microsoft Corporation Executable d6492f7481000620
e9a5994d1241c12e
39191848
792e9d69e4150d69
1f9a7d8d1da8d75d
No 4.00.950 4.00.950 United States
3 Microsoft Corporation Executable 8c349dee3db26cce
7dbc7050c048edf4
a6044982
6a970ecf48bf825d
1359af6d7d9a5015
No 5.1.2600.5
512
(xpsp.0804
13-2111)
5.1.2600.5
512
United States
4 ReactOS Development Team Executable f368ebcfa9e7587c
11c193252bb34ebb
25fc72b2
e41c34ebd12f8908
f8c84978913aee00
No 0.4.8 0.4.8 United States
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