How to Remove “rsm.exe”

What is rsm.exe?

rsm.exe is a legitimate file. This process is known as Removable Storage Command-Line Interface. It belongs to Windows Operating System, developed by Microsoft Corporation. It is commonly stored in C:\Windows. Malware programmers or cybercriminals write different types of malicious programs and name them as rsm.exe to spread virus.

Affected Platform: Windows OS

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

Each malware is different and causes unique problems to the system. You will notice one or several of the following symptoms if your system is infected with rsm.exe malware:

  • Internet connection fluctuates
  • rsm.exe file is taking more of your CPU memory 
  • System performance is very low
  • Browser is redirected to some strange websites
  • Interference of annoying popup ads
  • Other malwares infiltrate into the system

To further establish the malware infection, 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 rsm.exe and open the file location

If the file is located outside C:\Windows, then it is likely that the system is affected with rsm.exe malware.

How to remove rsm.exe malware from system using Comodo Antivirus?

Ideally, replacing the existing rsm.exe file on your computer with a different version procured from the internet is advisable. To remove the file using Comodo's trusted and effective antivirus software, follow the steps below:

Step 1: Download the award-winning Comodo Free Antivirus.

Step 2: Installation configuration frames will be displayed. Select the configuration you would like to apply.

Step 3: Select Customize Configuration option and arrange installers, configuration, and file location.

Step 4: Once the Installation is Finished, restart your PC.

Step 5: It will take some time for the Comodo Internet Security to update the antivirus.

Step 6: Proceed with a quick scan that automatically begins after the update.

Step 7: If threats are found during the scanning, you will be prompted with an alert screen.

Step 8: Comodo Antivirus will remove rsm.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 Corp Executable afed137dafa79168
fc605446f1712cc7
b9b5eaa8
dd4f69644d9dac70
d03604c05900cb2f
Virus.Win32.
Virut.CE
No 5, 0,
2074, 0
5.0.2074.0 197.34.10.238/32 N/A
2 Корпорация Майкрософт Executable bb8572ee1bd10d71
8a295f2ae42f5fc5
1e932925
64a62898db359846
b00adbfa07a2f781
Virus.Win32.
Sality.gen
No 5, 0,
2074, 0
5.0.2074.0 Russian Federation N/A
3 N/A Executable 790dd160c5deeefa
87a9f0ffe4dc7dc8
23647fc1
6337d5be4998d611
4b75331257f84d88
TrojWare.Win
32.TrojanDro
pper.Dycler.
GY
No N/A N/A Internal Submission N/A
4 Корпорация Майкрософт Executable a3cc72a89df1fa86
edfcc6b69b8f0b9c
b2acbb86
e69238fa3b9b222d
b22bdb8055746fb9
Virus.Win32.
Virut.CE
No 5, 0,
2074, 0
5.0.2074.0 Russian Federation N/A
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9

Safe Entries

First Seen: 15 January 2012 at 7:58 am
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
1 1.5.0.0 Executable fb87182948f4972d
1f536baf9c1d68e9
2cf31e39
8246058ff418fd4d
961192201ddd72e6
No 1.5.0.0 N/A United States
2 DeepSoftware Executable 8e241637b8d75c02
4b1160b4deb583e8
f7b1b711
265ae8beea08dbbd
818e5154d0485331
No 1.3.0.0 N/A Internal Submission
3 1.7.0.0 Executable fbc1793e2801b7c1
e0d5ed8a1979a023
b7cf373e
7285f0ee30c8265c
fd384e1868169084
No 1.7.0.0 3.3.8.1 United States
4 ANSYS, Inc. Executable e914ea8ac76540e5
fe6be5c0dcf5053f
5eb5d14c
45c8f9de53b5cf28
fc364ceed748dea5
No 18.2.0.0 18.02.00.2
017072518
United States
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