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 d7b97019d73b6fa7
54bbadd789e5e107
65d3ce15
2b4378f4532ef7f5
2ccef2a4d9580c4e
Unclassified
Malware
No 1.0.0.0 1.0.0.0 United States N/A
4 N/A Executable 1055505691191b9c
75dea3c527337a33
4c288bf2
2a248696ad578166
4fb4ecfdd6cb8416
Unclassified
Malware
No N/A N/A Internal Submission 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 Радченко Алексей Петрович Executable 2ec2172b880aaee7
aad35c442456367e
8238e228
b3399ea032f2707a
a74ce6f873c14a7e
No 2.06 2.06 Internal Submission
2 N/A Executable 9448497d7b2c06fd
6f7dd2a5d4fc32de
4a52f469
15da0266a2742b79
87a70226ca709c9d
No N/A N/A Internal Submission
3 N/A Executable 863696c771bbb09f
b788e792bfc8ca51
09fe5e8b
38b278f2677019f3
57df3080c20b81de
No N/A N/A 104.236.253.252/32
4 1-4a Rename Executable e9411c60c8876015
be3514baeec9842f
57f2d092
f9ce99cd8b53f51f
490d246f3584004e
No 1.56.0.0 1.56.0.0 Internal Submission
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