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: 21 April 2018 at 7:42 am
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Malware
Name
Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
Malware Behavior
1 Microsoft Corporation Executable 480467a58f0e6245
d9292fe34306f5df
ee4b8df9
e16f097a3e02863c
81ae48a58619107a
Unclassified
Malware
No 6.1.7600.1
6385
(win7_rtm.
090713-125
5)
6.1.7600.1
6385
United States N/A
2 Microsoft Corporation Executable db2eb499008cf2d2
83a0acb4f6450984
b533eb61
0d4f333d6ddbcd58
8505beb500db92ca
Virus.Win32.
Virut.CE
No 6.1.7601.1
7514
(win7sp1_r
tm.101119-
1850)
6.1.7601.1
7514
Egypt N/A
3 Microsoft Corporation Executable 28f90fe6968efa54
423dee1f4b7511f0
e2f40da1
e0391732688026a0
c7d7942458d94bd8
Virus.Win32.
Sality.gen
No 6.1.7601.1
7514
(win7sp1_r
tm.101119-
1850)
6.1.7601.1
7514
154.236.177.122/32 N/A
4 Microsoft Corporation Executable dfe0dac24a5a197c
ecaa21c1bdbf4271
5fd9f74a
912540c45ef9656f
db16c16d3f005a9d
Virus.Win32.
Virut.CE
No 5.1.2600.0
(XPClient.
010817-114
8)
5.1.2600.0 197.33.140.231/32 N/A
Display 4 items per page
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Safe Entries

First Seen: 24 September 2018 at 7:02 am
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
1 Microsoft Corporation Executable 53981c0d98b46b86
d3fcc60706faa214
d3ac237f
1a76cea22a86574b
7b02914d39fd7a84
No 10.0.17755
.1
(WinBuild.
160101.080
0)
10.0.17755
.1
Japan
2 Microsoft Corporation Executable 216044f13d2e79cd
22d8a0df50c09b6d
eff1d22d
1d720ee05981e2a9
575bc8e57a6c254b
No 10.0.18342
.1
(WinBuild.
160101.080
0)
10.0.18342
.1
Mexico
3 Microsoft Corporation Executable b43c48793990f063
015b6dfdd4e8a9d9
571e6cd7
304a7404bd4391b4
a89f33b53edadef0
No 10.0.17755
.1
(WinBuild.
160101.080
0)
10.0.17755
.1
Japan
Display 4 items per page
  • 4 items per page
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  • 32 items per page
 
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