How to Remove “rminstall.exe”

What is rminstall.exe?

rminstall.exe is a legitimate file process developed by PC Tools Ltd. This process is known as PC Tools Installer for Registry Mechanic and it belongs to PC Tools Installer for Registry Mechanic product. You can locate the file in C:\users\%username%\documents\my downloads\ folder. The virus is created by malware authors and is named after rminstall.exe file.

Affected Platform: Windows OS

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

Keep an eye for the following symptoms to check if your PC is infected with rminstall.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:
  1. Press CTRL+ALT+DEL keys to open Task Manager.
  2. Go to the process tab and right-click on the rminstall.exe file and open its location.
If the file is located outside C:\users\%username%\documents\my downloads\ folder, then you should take measures to get rid of the malware.

How to remove rminstall.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 rminstall.exe malware using CCE, 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 rminstall.exe  malware from your computer including all other malwares!
 
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Malware Entries

First Seen: 01 April 2008 at 10:33 am
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Malware
Name
Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
Malware Behavior
1 PC Tools Executable d4f55a756bee7748
10759ca4e45aacf0
ad9a8767
9699d057be22bb22
dbc9e19e69a8fe27
TrojWare.Win
32.Agent.~Wr
ar
No 8.0.0.900 N/A United States N/A
2 N/A Executable 552e5dc9758a5877
5c322756e80e8568
420334b9
65dcea8672bfd542
2b5e8804c3e5f88c
TrojWare.Win
32.Swisyn.FK
No 1.00 1.00 United States N/A
3 N/A Executable bec319ad0fe82c52
c3c61dd4bc2f34d9
176bfe08
53addb86ea49ac1a
32e3a0453ce1b8d8
Unclassified
Malware
No N/A N/A Sweden N/A
4 PC Tools Executable dd738a63dde8c52e
6e359e3bec892a3e
40bb67b9
eafdef636245d6f2
bbc865adb61cde17
TrojWare.Win
32.Agent.~Wr
ar
No 8.0.0.900 N/A Sweden N/A
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Safe Entries

First Seen: 15 June 2008 at 12:20 pm
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
1 PC Tools Pty. Ltd. Executable de96c6923f7479e6
17a3b69e5d8d13b3
ea10a6bc
1d5482e417749a5f
fd8a8550cc475779
No 5.2.0.310 N/A Internal Submission
2 PC Tools Executable b6bb6a2927b59778
85359c15e7626780
66a00197
adb9b967ba7d359e
96dcbb2597a892f2
No 4.0.0.100
N/A United States
3 PC Tools Executable fa1c3ed9d82a7a82
0a65220bcd13b49f
9fbb3e27
345c0fdf0f7612da
bad7308c39cc9112
Yes 10.0.0.132 10.0 Internal Submission
4 PC Tools Executable 5f07eb5c0912d0f6
8de23be0506e300a
b7331498
074fb5b693a62eb6
505929c079a32684
Yes 1.3.0.24 1.3.0.24 10.224.1.117/32
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