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: 04 October 2010 at 7:32 pm
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Malware
Name
Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
Malware Behavior
1 PC Tools Executable 09683473ea19ffd4
b13921e8b6d5f99b
f0d136bd
ace31dd22d218e77
73f9245a45411aff
Heur.Suspici
ous
Yes 1.2.0.90 1.2.0.90 10.224.1.116/32 N/A
2 PC Tools Executable 09683473ea19ffd4
b13921e8b6d5f99b
f0d136bd
ace31dd22d218e77
73f9245a45411aff
Heur.Suspici
ous
Yes 1.2.0.90 1.2.0.90 Internal Submission N/A
3 WinGuides Software Executable 35461cd7992bee8e
d97840c1891d7c24
dfb2223d
4278df8c5e315d2c
25932a9c47ff3d97
Unclassified
Malware
No N/A N/A 10.224.1.117/32 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
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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 Executable 0168a4a7e9d0d618
86819405752ee28b
abaedf18
6485a67d78153347
6880fb926ffc765c
Yes 8.0.0.904 N/A United States
2 PC Tools Executable dae59728c97f40e1
781f9ac09540c5e1
f1e9d6e2
3c1c33a8c227aae0
f91a303c2ab9449b
Yes 8.0.0.907 N/A 10.224.1.22/32
3 PC Tools Executable 384c9d5e76fb8dc1
0ab0f8ed4c02028d
fae0f5d7
eaec8597c48bc37c
e265538fc8854cb3
Yes 1.2.0.96 1.2.0.96 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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