How to Remove “rename.exe”

What is rename.exe?

rename.exe is a legitimate file process developed by Texas Instruments. You can locate the file in C:\Windows. The virus is created by malware authors who write malicious script and name them after rename.exe file.

Affected Platform: Windows OS

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

Keep an eye for the following symptoms to check if your PC is infected with rename.exe malware:

  • Unstable internet connection
  • Browser redirects to unwanted websites
  • PC performance slows down
  • Browser is bombarded with hordes of popup ads
  • System screen freezes repeatedly

If you find any of  the above mentioned symptoms, take the following steps to be sure about the malware infection:

  • Press CTRL+ALT+DEL keys to open Task Manager.
  • Go to the process tab and right-click on the rename.exe file and open its location.

If the file is located outside C:\Windows\System32, then you should take measures to get rid of the malware.

How to remove rename.exe  malware from system with Comodo Cleaning Essentials?

Comodo Cleaning Essentials (CCE) incorporates antivirus software with unique features like auto-sandboxing to identify and obstruct every suspicious process running on an endpoint with a single click. To remove malwares using rename.exe, follow the steps mentioned below:

Step 1: Download the CCE suite.

Step 2: To start the application, double-click on the CCE.exe file.

Step 3: It then probes the antivirus to initiate a full system scan to identify and remove any existing malicious files.

Step 4: If threats are found during the scanning, you will be prompted with an alert screen.

Step 5: Comodo Cleaning Essentials will remove rename.exe  malware from your computer including all other malwares!

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Malware Entries

First Seen: 30 October 2011 at 5:16 pm
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Malware
Name
Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
Malware Behavior
1 N/A Executable eacc9cf1aa36065b
3fd5c8b1d022f92f
5272b8c6
aa4b994d3251cca8
5a751ecd0c617f41
Unclassified
Malware
No N/A N/A Internal Submission N/A
2 Microsoft Corporation Executable 73ce212fcfec9af9
6fd90911216aac81
75444438
70ad8ac5166febc0
d697f6d7dd9bd732
Unclassified
Malware
No 12.0.7600.
16667
(win7_gdr.
100831-150
3)
12.0.7600.
16667
Germany N/A
3 N/A Executable 1055505691191b9c
75dea3c527337a33
4c288bf2
2a248696ad578166
4fb4ecfdd6cb8416
Unclassified
Malware
No N/A N/A Internal Submission N/A
4 N/A Executable 6c9368be41ff1b26
e2d08dc707004bf8
a7c6969c
f92123674899e802
cf680a09365a65e5
Application.
Win32.Solimb
a.GW
Yes 3.0.15.3 N/A Italy N/A
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Safe Entries

First Seen: 20 June 2008 at 10:18 am
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
1 Linasoft Executable db011a17b431b52f
8a121325cbc7dd25
7430d214
081e5d1c0d10e9de
8f2978ef701badb7
No 7.1.0.725 7.1 Internal Submission
2 N/A Executable cafefb0cde9f5b31
1fa446bf5efc3a82
b0a08495
07cc772e96e6d422
e630e2486ac939f5
No N/A N/A Internal Submission
3 Microsoft Executable 07aa3070eb86df6a
457de7351df5acc0
a40113d9
d699765bbd8a7ee3
883ff8aacdf55173
No 1.1.0.0 1.1.0.0 Internal Submission
4 Радченко Алексей Петрович Executable 2ec2172b880aaee7
aad35c442456367e
8238e228
b3399ea032f2707a
a74ce6f873c14a7e
No 2.06 2.06 Internal Submission
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