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?

Step 1: Download our award-winning Free Antivirus

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

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

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: 20 October 2011 at 9:43 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 a813998280f47c71
a774341c8a56a234
784aa049
fc6026800e95e00a
270683539b1bfe68
Virus.Win32.
Parite.gen
No 5.1.2400.1 5.1.2400.1 Turkey N/A
3 Microsoft Corporation Executable ba0fc093a3341e5b
ac79eb37e6cfc8eb
8ae0a46b
385be9b96c1f4736
d97a99c725654700
Worm.Win32.M
abezat.b2
No 5.1.2400.1 5.1.2400.1 197.251.180.204/32 N/A
4 Корпорация Майкрософт Executable 871351a5f051966b
a25d0dfeb05a7094
28fc2412
bbdcccf9bc11690a
3e07c76f5dbca5f6
Virus.Win32.
Sality.gen
No 5.1.2400.1 5.1.2400.1 Russian Federation 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 7e500f022f1e99e9
4722a9ba130d9b8b
29d8098d
a666cf5bd046b64c
3be0b9fe7b36a000
No 5.1.2400.1 5.1.2400.1 104.236.253.252/32
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