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: 20 October 2017 at 4:24 pm
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Signed
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Version
Product
Version
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Malware
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Safe Entries

First Seen: 26 June 2008 at 5:04 pm
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Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
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