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 1e861d19fce18d07
aaa05ed1379f0fe6
643c5393
d95cd8ba66bbae25
6a53d31ef423ab99
Virus.Win32.
Wali.KA
No N/A N/A Taiwan N/A
2 N/A Executable 6ba120f03bbafff9
78a06d47d6a7bed1
716698c2
9a2c69f13854d80d
07ec09c1862c7c28
ApplicUnwnt Yes 1.0.0.0 1.0.0.0 United States N/A
3 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
4 Realtek Executable b497facdd3991913
4b1345f76ec5c51f
c0834e96
65b5f45f68ed0647
84de64b2ae079036
Virus.Win32.
Sality.gen
No 500, 1001,
719, 2007
500, 1001,
719, 2007
Europe N/A
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10

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 Diebold, Incorporated Executable 4912b979a48c3838
cca33f6f53d5059d
a05d5b36
1d182b57f89f1b50
fd68895a9741dbf6
No 4.2.0.2 4.2.0.2 United States
2 N/A Executable d2e4f3fce21e1a33
f8c0f1c98aa8c618
f9a0671f
9aed85dfe38a73df
d09760df86cc36fb
No N/A N/A United States
3 N/A Executable 27b7e92ebcbdad5d
f1733bd5596b892d
bfa106f2
a33103cd49c85e61
a035be30244c0b46
No N/A N/A United States
4 娴欐睙澶у崕鎶€鏈偂浠芥湁闄愬叕鍙? Executable f27109642cb1b0b0
7b227175ac3b0d76
29062fa4
ddbdbbbab22f3847
0ab9a2ee39dc1f80
No 1.0.0.0 1.0.0.0 198.20.167.84/32
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