How to Remove “regmon.exe”

What is regmon.exe?

regmon.exe is a legitimate file. This process is known as Sysinternals Registry Monitor. It belongs to Sysinternals Regmon software and was developed by Sysinternals. It is commonly stored in C:\Program Files. Malware programmers or cybercriminals write different types of malicious programs and name it as regmon.exe to spread virus.

Affected Platform: Windows OS

How to check if your computer is infected with regmon.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 regmon.exe malware:

  • Internet connection fluctuates
  • regmon.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 regmon.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 regmon.exe malware.

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

Ideally, replacing the existing regmon.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: Installation configuration frames will be displayed. Select the configuration you would like to apply

Step 3: Select Customize Configuration option and arrange installers, configuration, and file location.

Step 4: Once the Installation is finished, 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 regmon.exe malware from your computer including all other malwares!

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Malware Entries

First Seen: 18 February 2009 at 6:10 pm
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Malware
Name
Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
Malware Behavior
1 yfy Executable 9dc8d426fea5ba77
74faf0d6b30c22d5
bc40c893
3091f47b78e35e3f
c1d43feec481b422
TrojWare.Win
32.Trojan.MP
EC.Gen
No 7.04 7.04 Internal Submission N/A
2 Sysinternals Executable 3638a2615cb61d3b
a9a99dcd46d4cbd2
424c9829
88b30c1cbaecd477
eb1f1838d64c0e04
TrojWare.Win
32.GameThief
.Nilage.~CRS
A
No 6.06 6.06 Internal Submission N/A
3 Sysinternals Executable ac9d906c444ca58e
b4e91282bf2e11b2
f930f4ec
59c6567f5689278a
b2f08a21121fcae7
Virus.Win32.
Sality.gen
No 7.04 7.04 Saudi Arabia N/A
4 N/A Executable ec8cbea423a06e46
dc45072c4a4887fc
a55134c9
97160b6ebc2c1994
ce144ab526195e67
TrojWare.Win
32.TrojanDro
pper.webfix.
~A
No N/A N/A Internal Submission N/A
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Safe Entries

First Seen: 04 June 2008 at 3:52 pm
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
1 Systems Internals Executable efa1564719738616
fc38dda4a20d74dd
17e36bd9
e948dc0e4f421c2f
1ff6683a83993cfc
No 4, 0, 0, 0 4, 0, 0, 0 Internal Submission
2 N/A Executable 0017618dc2983f52
6bcdee7f5574907c
64e1c8c8
128c316a1cb7221d
72988557aaaf169b
No 1, 4, 0, 1 1, 4, 0, 1 France
3 Sysinternals Executable 52ee3117394bdea7
87365f1721e3c29f
4aaf4964
029f3d570cc4e7c6
a43c98308e0474b0
Yes 7.00 7.000 United States
4 Sysinternals Executable 4e138ddbcba7dc6d
82151cad391dd17f
31a89d39
e007616104a33c8e
b1081f49318fa7d6
No 4.36 4.36 Internal Submission
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