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: 09 June 2008 at 10:31 am
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Product
Version
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Malware
No N/A N/A 10.108.52.92/32 N/A
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Unclassified
Malware
No 1.00 1.00 United States N/A
3 N/A Executable a0e97db1b663a31f
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Unclassified
Malware
No N/A N/A United States N/A
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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
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No 1.0.0.0 1.0.0.0 United States
2 N/A Executable 0697d9dcc2c97ae5
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No N/A N/A United States
3 PCI limited Executable ae8090311cec9e7b
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No N/A N/A 198.20.167.84/32
4 Diebold, Incorporated Executable 4912b979a48c3838
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