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: 04 June 2008 at 3:47 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 Microsoft Corp Executable 4957f631f67380f2
ff60e7081a9f9edb
125b44b2
a373895847a33a20
06adda3ad334516d
Virus.Win32.
Virut.CE
No 5, 0,
2074, 0
5.0.2074.0 156.217.101.221/32 N/A
3 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
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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27

Safe Entries

First Seen: 18 June 2008 at 10:36 am
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
1 Microsoft Corporation Executable 6694b5b18f5a7826
c1df71a1ffeb2921
9ed14263
68f1eed2210f103f
4f5527bdc3e28800
No 5, 0,
2074, 0
5.0.2074.0 Norway
2 Microsoft Corporation Executable 1d349a196f876d29
c9273cb2bb3a91c0
5d8cdf0b
9aec078c94dbf56b
5d50f75a7887e766
No 5.2.3790.3
959
(srv03_sp2
_rtm.07021
6-1710)
5.2.3790.3
959
Internal Submission
3 Microsoft Corp Executable 97b1781a0c969b5e
f3de3e1372d41cc2
ae078fbc
73e20d30c98a8970
0c7b3f556e241ef5
No 5, 0,
2074, 0
5.0.2074.0 Internal Submission
4 Microsoft Corp Executable e2ee5a3f638472eb
84ec1549309a749d
432b8caa
710fef4fe7c5e88a
ce284222dcfa1006
No 5, 0,
2074, 0
5.0.2074.0 Internal Submission
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