How to Remove “relog.exe”

What is relog.exe?

Originally developed by Microsoft Corporation, relog.exe is a legitimate file process. This process is known as Performance Relogging Utility and it belongs to product Microsoft Windows Operating System. It is located in C:\Windows by default. relog.exe virus is created when malware authors write virus files and name them after relog.exe with an aim to spread virus on the internet.

Affected Platform: Windows OS

How to check if your computer is infected with relog.exe malware?

If your system is affected by relog.exe malware, you will notice one or the several below symptoms:

  • relog.exe occupies an unusually large CPU memory
  • Erratic internet connection
  • Your browser is bombarded with annoying popup ads
  • Computer screen freezes
  • PC's processing speed suffers
  • You are redirected to unknown websites
To pinpoint the virus file location, take the following steps:

Step 1: Press CTRL+ALT+DEL keys at once to open Task Manager.

Step 2: If you notice the file located outside C:\Windows, you should run an antivirus scan to get rid of the malware.

How to remove relog.exe malware from system using Comodo Cleaning Essentials?

You can either choose to remove relog.exe and other malwares using Comodo Antivirus, or Comodo Cleaning Essentials (CCE) – both of which are absolutely free to download! CCE is a set of computer security tools designed to help you identify and remove malwares and unsafe processes from an infected computer.

To remove malwares using CCE, take the following steps:

1. Check the system requirements and download the feature-rich CCE suite for free.

2. After installation, choose the type of scan you want to perform. CCE offers 3 scan options to get rid of malwares from a PC:

  • Smart Scan: Does a scan on critical areas of your system.
  • Full Scan: Does a complete scan of your system.
  • Custom Scan: Does a scan only on selected items.

The process to initiate the above mentioned scans are self-explanatory and thus, easy-to-use. 
Additionally, it's recommended that you approve of any updates that the CCE will prompt you about to ensure it does a better job of identifying all the latest threats.

3. Click 'Next' to view the results.
Regardless of the type of scan you choose, the results will sometimes show false positive (flagging files that are actually safe), which has to be ignored. Only select the files you want to get rid of.

4. Click 'Apply' to apply the selected operations to the threats. The selected operations will be applied.

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Malware Entries

First Seen: 25 October 2011 at 1:17 am
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Malware
Name
Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
Malware Behavior
1 Microsoft Corporation Executable aee25192f3ed7967
bdbed95dc09df296
b8ccb12a
9b66994dcff20eee
a18a27943f0d3b16
Virus.Win32.
Expiro.isn
No 6.1.7601.1
7514
(win7sp1_r
tm.101119-
1850)
6.1.7601.1
7514
Canada N/A
2 Microsoft Corporation Executable a2332a08862a8c13
926e235339d3b891
b5d3651c
8dc208df9130e1cf
ff1318d7d8402989
Virus.Win32.
Virut.CE
No 5.1.2600.0
(XPClient.
010817-114
8)
5.1.2600.0 Nepal N/A
3 Microsoft Corporation Executable e6947ab78bc9162d
cc957a2ff3d4289a
7096a9a2
8958f2ebc3d79039
80f25325bb7a25e5
Virus.Win32.
Parite.gen
No 5.2.3790.0
(srv03_rtm
.030324-20
48)
5.2.3790.0 China N/A
4 Microsoft Corporation Executable 10a5445792a84449
247f31f0ae8aedac
b6aa12c1
3c5cd1bde2f8e8a3
8cce3f382b428592
Virus.Win32.
Parite.gen
No 5.1.2600.0
(XPClient.
010817-114
8)
5.1.2600.0 Bulgaria N/A
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Safe Entries

First Seen: 29 July 2011 at 7:39 pm
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
1 Microsoft Corporation Executable 3e0603a6ef19bf8e
3fb7f30a7eeb76b7
fcd81264
0fc78cb459b8d942
a84d2da304fc180c
No 5.1.2600.0
(XPClient.
010817-114
8)
5.1.2600.0 10.100.130.247/32
2 Jonathan Bennett Executable b632ae95336903b2
1a04209369c1f73b
f7021246
5fd3e6af31dd1ef9
cf21cd3304ad5d46
No 2.41 2.41 Internal Submission
3 Microsoft Corporation Executable e655dac9c4d8f13f
df7118daf1eb0d98
aa516f78
29caea121dcd8504
2fc767aa317f95d8
No 6.1.7601.2
3040
(win7sp1_l
dr.150427-
0703)
6.1.7601.2
3040
Italy
4 Microsoft Corporation Executable 88b306445525bb1d
b2fb9f0adc19291a
94edacf0
2baf3a27a03dd448
0aad0ba826a8f441
No 10.0.10240
.16384
(th1.15070
9-1700)
10.0.10240
.16384
10.100.130.247/32
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