How to Remove “routemon.exe”

What is routemon.exe?

routemon.exe is a legitimate executable file developed by Microsoft Corporation. This process is known as Router Console Monitor and it belongs to Windows Operating System. It is commonly stored in C:\Windows\System32. Cybercriminals find a way out to mimic malicious programs in the name of routemon.exe to spread malware infection.

Affected Platform: Windows OS

How to detect whether your system is affected by routemon.exe?

Viruses can easily affect and corrupt “.exe” files causing several system malfunctions. Below are the symptoms to check if your system is infected with the malware:

  • Problem during computer startup.
  • Problem during program startup.
  • Errors while running specific functions.
  • Damaged and missing link files.
  • Conflict in the process.
  • Missing or corrupted driver files.
  • Invalid Windows registry.
  • Hardware malfunction.

To further establish the infection of malware, take the following steps:

  • Go to Task Manager by pressing the combination of keys CTRL+ALT+DEL.
  • Go to the process tab and right-click on the routemon.exe file and open its location.

If the file is located outside C:\Windows\System32, then you should perform an antivirus scan to get rid of the malware infection.

How does Comodo Antivirus help you to protect your system from routemon.exe malware?

Comodo Antivirus protects your system from malware attacks and also removes any existing infections. Following are the steps to effectively purge out the routemon.exe malware from your system.

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Step 7: If the system is infected with routemon.exe malware or any other threats, you will be prompted with an alert screen upon scanning.

Step 8: Comodo Antivirus will remove routemon.exe malware from your computer including all other malwares!

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Malware Entries

First Seen: 25 October 2011 at 1:17 am
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Malware
Name
Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
Malware Behavior
1 Microsoft Corporation Executable a999a6d3f204daad
34ea41748b3132b8
83e3469d
fd6072d8c168b5fb
abf741719b022042
Virus.Win32.
Parite.gen
No 5.2.3790.0
(srv03_rtm
.030324-20
48)
5.2.3790.0 China N/A
2 Microsoft Corporation Executable 6267595eca72f4fa
18c247b33e6d4175
fc8c1dd0
1c36bda44adc21ac
2c10459cbe1551fd
Virus.Win32.
Sality.gen
No 5.1.2600.0
(xpclient.
010817-114
8)
5.1.2600.0 Brazil N/A
3 Microsoft Corporation Executable 3f07e9cf7b2db656
cb4aa9b9aed7b558
031d034f
f63b89f636fba4da
9fdde01a1187c8df
Virus.Win32.
Sality.gen
No 5.1.2600.0
(xpclient.
010817-114
8)
5.1.2600.0 Romania N/A
4 Microsoft Corporation Executable 170b45ab0d762698
c42e90ee016f9558
891732b6
223b2712f0db70be
b6f032f84c9bb264
Worm.Win32.M
abezat.b4
No 5.2.3790.0
(srv03_rtm
.030324-20
48)
5.2.3790.0 37.124.143.163/32 N/A
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31

Safe Entries

First Seen: 04 June 2008 at 8:54 pm
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
1 Microsoft Corporation Executable 3916edef5618ac83
08ac5d54842de145
546b4daf
2ebcf797ffa29125
2dce8a5495247f7a
No 5.2.3790.0
(srv03_rtm
.030324-20
48)
5.2.3790.0 10.224.1.115/32
2 Microsoft Corporation Executable 15278852a30f8305
b62c53470890f0ab
0713bf36
1698407d6e8ae8f6
1b02551ad293da47
No 5.1.2600.0
(xpclient.
010817-114
8)
5.1.2600.0 Internal Submission
3 Microsoft Corporation Executable 5665f44196d12080
294c41df559ffa1c
db924f92
d16303400924f5da
21abdd0348f2e5ce
No 5.2.3790.0
(srv03_rtm
.030324-20
48)
5.2.3790.0 Internal Submission
4 Microsoft Corporation Executable 15278852a30f8305
b62c53470890f0ab
0713bf36
1698407d6e8ae8f6
1b02551ad293da47
No 5.1.2600.0
(xpclient.
010817-114
8)
5.1.2600.0 10.224.1.117/32
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