How to Remove “rsmsink.exe”

What is rsmsink.exe?

rsmsink.exe is a legitimate process file popularly known as Removable Storage Sink Layer. It belongs to software Microsoft Windows Operating System, developed by Microsoft Corporation. It is located in C:\Windows\System32 by default.
Malware programmers write virus files with malicious scripts and save them as rsmsink.exe with an intention to spread virus on the internet.

Affected Platforms: Windows OS

How to determine if your computer is infected with rsmsink.exe malware?

Look out for the these symptoms to check if your PC is infected with rsmsink.exe malware:

  • Unstable internet connection
  • rsmsink.exe occupies extra CPU space
  • PC processing speed slows down
  • Browser often redirects to irrelevant websites
  • Browser is bombarded with hordes of popup ads
  • Computer screen freezes repeatedly

Take the following steps to diagnose your PC for possible rsmsink.exe malware attack:

Step 1: Simultaneously press CTRL+ALT+DEL keys to open Task Manager.
Step 2: If you notice the file located outside C:\Windows\System32, perform an antivirus scan to get rid of the malware.

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

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

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

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Malware Entries

First Seen: 30 November 2008 at 8:27 pm
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Malware
Name
Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
Malware Behavior
1 Microsoft Corporation Executable eac8670c5ecae2b6
27daeb3b11d1f074
5d123fbc
47ff8cd63a7ec23f
cac44782613ca4f6
Virus.Win32.
Virut.Ce
No 5.1.2400.1 5.1.2400.1 Italy N/A
2 Microsoft Corporation Executable 80c5992a5c55769e
a1aeb9d3668f5500
a7e9b6f2
e55d196cdc4f2e8e
a423cd89432de420
Virus.Win32.
Virut.Ce
No 5.1.2400.1 5.1.2400.1 Australia N/A
3 Microsoft Corporation Executable ab785215b9289bff
3f21b59371c52514
8d724339
ea0146dcf25274dd
3ebb03f75f5a1292
Virus.Win32.
Virut.q
No 5.1.2400.1 5.1.2400.1 Poland N/A
4 Microsoft Corporation Executable a813998280f47c71
a774341c8a56a234
784aa049
fc6026800e95e00a
270683539b1bfe68
Virus.Win32.
Parite.gen
No 5.1.2400.1 5.1.2400.1 Turkey N/A
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Safe Entries

First Seen: 05 June 2008 at 12:15 pm
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
1 Microsoft Corporation Executable f220e8a3d899997b
4294e8df8cb9a3cc
133811c6
eec011e5003b6159
d3455a5ee82eee22
No 5.2.3790.3
959
(srv03_sp2
_rtm.07021
6-1710)
5.2.3790.3
959
Internal Submission
2 Microsoft Corporation Executable 51b71eaed30cafbc
423c5459bfd4b757
9c2dbdb7
736ec92eb88e6ac4
7b51ecf9e067d28f
No 5.1.2400.1 5.1.2400.1 Internal Submission
3 ?????????? ?????????? Executable fb45569e9b4b08a1
fecbfcda4d4fdcad
37aaf547
51f0cdcf3bcd1ae5
0e60ae0395638ece
No 5.1.2400.1 5.1.2400.1 Europe
4 Microsoft Corporation Executable be523de6baa6c058
2920ff444487d9ac
ac9463bf
b7e8bdcc53ad05ea
8d2f7d54b4b537d5
No 5.1.2400.1 5.1.2400.1 Canada
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