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: 13 October 2010 at 2:40 am
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Malware
Name
Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
Malware Behavior
1 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
2 N/A Executable 790dd160c5deeefa
87a9f0ffe4dc7dc8
23647fc1
6337d5be4998d611
4b75331257f84d88
TrojWare.Win
32.TrojanDro
pper.Dycler.
GY
No N/A N/A Internal Submission N/A
3 Microsoft Corp Executable b06fe65ee448e98a
39fcd4a1ceeecd65
dcdf9ee6
9b3d054f75d6ada7
271839c997bf552c
Virus.Win32.
Sality.gen
No 5, 0,
2074, 0
5.0.2074.0 Brazil N/A
4 ROBUST Executable d090188fc6803a4d
af0eb8ef8670a048
a93b1f47
8bb940d0a5f90768
383ffd3a5b55d147
Unclassified
Malware
No 1.0.0.16 1.0.0.16 Internal Submission N/A
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11

Safe Entries

First Seen: 04 July 2010 at 6:37 am
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
1 DeepSoftware Executable 2c0976e27ecd0c0d
56d978cf31adc671
30186592
7e57b96fa36f6d6c
57639a3155f82191
No 1.0.0.1 N/A United States
2 Microsoft Corporation Executable 8f2ca6fb8449d508
a937ab64ac43cc1e
346b171f
a135423d1029141e
55b504c462a5ae23
No 5, 0,
2074, 0
5.0.2074.0 10.224.1.116/32
3 DeepSoftware Executable 8e241637b8d75c02
4b1160b4deb583e8
f7b1b711
265ae8beea08dbbd
818e5154d0485331
No 1.3.0.0 N/A Internal Submission
4 Microsoft Corporation Executable 2107e10d45d976af
6d5769503485ff3b
19933c84
7d4de549a542351b
617ce0339c6b9db0
No 5.2.3790.3
959
(srv03_sp2
_rtm.07021
6-1710)
5.2.3790.3
959
Internal Submission
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  • 32 items per page
 
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