How to Remove “restart.exe”

What is restart.exe?

restart.exe is a legitimate file process developed by F-Secure. It is associated with F-Secure Antivirus. You can locate the file in C:\Program Files. The virus is created by malware authors and are named them after restart.exe file.

Affected Platform: Windows OS

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

Keep an eye for the following symptoms to check if your PC is infected with restart.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 restart.exe file and open its location.

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

How to remove restart.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 restart.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 restart.exe  malware from your computer including all other malwares!

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Malware Entries

First Seen: 08 August 2014 at 8:32 am
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Malware
Name
Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
Malware Behavior
1 N/A Executable 6ba120f03bbafff9
78a06d47d6a7bed1
716698c2
9a2c69f13854d80d
07ec09c1862c7c28
ApplicUnwnt Yes 1.0.0.0 1.0.0.0 United States N/A
2 Realtek Executable c1daa74726f02e7c
bfa2a928dd3772a2
3c97085a
4b78397cd16ce754
0c687cfde9698589
Virus.Win32.
Ramnit.K
No 500, 1001,
719, 2007
500, 1001,
719, 2007
103.70.61.210/32 N/A
3 Realtek Executable b497facdd3991913
4b1345f76ec5c51f
c0834e96
65b5f45f68ed0647
84de64b2ae079036
Virus.Win32.
Sality.gen
No 500, 1001,
719, 2007
500, 1001,
719, 2007
Europe N/A
4 Realtek Executable 60a0a9f34d0d79df
aaf80b33795ad789
999d5f79
201075555367b42f
28cea8c751a2f4c1
Virus.Win32.
Sality.gen
No 500, 1001,
719, 2007
500, 1001,
719, 2007
179.219.140.24/32 N/A
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12

Safe Entries

First Seen: 19 July 2008 at 10:55 pm
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
1 N/A Executable ae3fcba5bd91e98c
c82dfd709bf128ee
51252106
392826d76584ef55
7f0f4193fcd66cd9
No 1.0.0.0 1.0.0.0 United States
2 Diebold, Incorporated Executable 4912b979a48c3838
cca33f6f53d5059d
a05d5b36
1d182b57f89f1b50
fd68895a9741dbf6
No 4.2.0.2 4.2.0.2 United States
3 N/A Executable 1cd188d93f7ec9b4
dddfeddcab1750f1
42b0ba34
5c4245fd7ef5e34b
b0c8e9199ef1cb73
Yes 1, 0, 0, 1 1, 0, 0, 1 10.108.55.52/32
4 N/A Executable d2e4f3fce21e1a33
f8c0f1c98aa8c618
f9a0671f
9aed85dfe38a73df
d09760df86cc36fb
No N/A N/A United States
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