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: 29 June 2011 at 5:40 am
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Malware
Name
Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
Malware Behavior
1 Sysinternals Executable 3638a2615cb61d3b
a9a99dcd46d4cbd2
424c9829
88b30c1cbaecd477
eb1f1838d64c0e04
TrojWare.Win
32.GameThief
.Nilage.~CRS
A
No 6.06 6.06 Internal Submission N/A
2 Sysinternals Executable 12b7569754dcb242
ea073beea6cb6e40
f24e8d14
1e610b437e3cb2f4
a106a4c2397f5566
Heur.Suspici
ous
No 6.06 6.06 Russian Federation N/A
3 N/A Executable 543d5a8c1791ea52
00c45dc579ea8b2b
db9f83e7
ab798a43082533db
ab87b5f9dea7ba65
Unclassified
Malware
No N/A N/A Internal Submission N/A
4 N/A Executable edb989ac8dc7e066
a1193db7f6782fa0
4aac4adb
98cd46f2ec3f737d
8c8bd17b757aca7b
Win32.Neshta
.A
No N/A N/A Russian Federation N/A
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Safe Entries

First Seen: 13 February 2009 at 12:04 am
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 Sysinternals Executable 52ee3117394bdea7
87365f1721e3c29f
4aaf4964
029f3d570cc4e7c6
a43c98308e0474b0
Yes 7.00 7.000 United States
3 Sysinternals Executable 9cb7a36348c46b71
9fb2969c7bc67485
39783995
ac35834caf548635
4abeb9226147f08e
No 7.04 7.04 Internal Submission
4 N/A Executable e3c3a86d5cda6583
82f9453e07138c3a
9fe1d400
bda432e31a646904
d868b3b1d702f389
No 1, 0, 0, 1 1, 0, 0, 1 United States
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