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 Sysinternals Executable 24a06c41749a0953
322e0ebcbd0f4eda
f0b3b3d3
350315b5a914cdad
fe2118aaeac2626b
Packed.Win32
.MUPACK.~KW
No 7.03 7.03 Anonymous Proxy N/A
2 Sysinternals Executable 12b7569754dcb242
ea073beea6cb6e40
f24e8d14
1e610b437e3cb2f4
a106a4c2397f5566
Heur.Suspici
ous
No 6.06 6.06 Russian Federation N/A
3 Sysinternals Executable 24a06c41749a0953
322e0ebcbd0f4eda
f0b3b3d3
350315b5a914cdad
fe2118aaeac2626b
Packed.Win32
.MUPACK.~KW
No 7.03 7.03 United States N/A
4 ads Executable ee89e180d73e2e18
0f574d5f2b6f9752
12db9425
f3f760f7c2a3482d
243126fcd99fa93b
TrojWare.Win
32.TrojanCli
cker.Agent.i
ic
No 1.02.0009 1.02.0009 Internal Submission N/A
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29

Safe Entries

First Seen: 15 July 2008 at 9:10 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 7e7def2f8c145c89
3cd5659979ca0725
70ccb177
b0476efdf5aba0f4
08a8fd705a704501
Yes 7.04 7.04 United Kingdom
3 Sysinternals Executable 52ee3117394bdea7
87365f1721e3c29f
4aaf4964
029f3d570cc4e7c6
a43c98308e0474b0
Yes 7.00 7.000 United States
4 Sysinternals Executable 01c822a6f3d66a3c
48df9b2ba1c78e68
2cd72003
6395780ead1c5dbf
16192429f8cee74f
No 7.03 7.03 Internal Submission
Display 4 items per page
  • 4 items per page
  • 8 items per page
  • 16 items per page
  • 32 items per page
 
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