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 bec319ad0fe82c52
c3c61dd4bc2f34d9
176bfe08
53addb86ea49ac1a
32e3a0453ce1b8d8
Unclassified
Malware
No N/A N/A Sweden N/A
3 PC Tools Executable ef1a7f52b57aa1fc
36e677602d37548e
d88abe07
5d941ec964f092b4
38cb1c78e2e4fa87
Virus.Win32.
Downloader.b
a0
Yes 8.0.0.900 N/A United States N/A
4 N/A Executable 0fb89fdbdca60277
8767076f8311efdb
76104fb7
70f30d468001a223
9161902918322009
Heur.Suspici
ous
No 8.1.1006.0 8.1.1006.0 10.224.1.116/32 N/A
Display 4 items per page
  • 4 items per page
  • 8 items per page
  • 16 items per page
  • 32 items per page
48

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 Executable b6bb6a2927b59778
85359c15e7626780
66a00197
adb9b967ba7d359e
96dcbb2597a892f2
No 4.0.0.100
N/A United States
2 PC Tools Executable 5f07eb5c0912d0f6
8de23be0506e300a
b7331498
074fb5b693a62eb6
505929c079a32684
Yes 1.3.0.24 1.3.0.24 10.224.1.117/32
3 PC Tools Executable 7a24f127dca1e0d3
25d6227f0c7f5009
ef2baa4f
aef9084af7775a60
22d91f9fbda66446
No 8.0.0.906 N/A Russian Federation
4 PC Tools Executable 377a7e3cbf2298e8
25eea9fbdaf7c0bd
98510f09
590f4641c9de81ed
57bbbef5d24b7f0d
No 9.0.0.128 N/A Finland
Display 4 items per page
  • 4 items per page
  • 8 items per page
  • 16 items per page
  • 32 items per page
 
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