How to Remove “rsmui.exe”

What is rsmui.exe?

rsmui.exe is a legitimate process file popularly known as Removable Storage UI Layer. It is associated with 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 rsmui.exe with an intention to spread virus on the internet.

Affected Platforms: Windows OS

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

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

  • Unstable internet connection
  • rsmui.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 rsmui.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 rsmui.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 rsmui.exe malware from your computer including all other malwares!

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Malware Entries

First Seen: 13 October 2010 at 2:39 am
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Malware
Name
Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
Malware Behavior
1 Microsoft Corporation Executable 2e7156966da8c19e
a992973647019fdd
93cf8bff
035d19af18cc56df
e9f534634586b2c0
Virus.Win32.
Virut.CE
No 5.1.2400.1 5.1.2400.1 Internal Submission N/A
2 N/A Executable 6e3042557fd20daf
abaae263ca92f620
618b4f63
abc6078781708ad1
2edf1fe4202e693c
Win32.Neshta
.A
No N/A N/A Romania N/A
3 Microsoft Corporation Executable 4ccab9f220ed611c
011a5634c0874f19
f78f0093
bec4fa615ecb466b
fd1491f4e875f3fd
Virus.Win32.
Parite.gen
No 5.2.3790.3
959
(srv03_sp2
_rtm.07021
6-1710)
5.2.3790.3
959
China N/A
4 N/A Executable beec039d2ecc56ef
8a50f6a96bc3f0ac
1f536c05
ad3b6bff8dc4d2e6
381edd2d1fb5cc12
Win32.Neshta
.A
No N/A N/A Russian Federation N/A
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Safe Entries

First Seen: 03 June 2008 at 5:51 pm
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
1 ?????????? ?????????? Executable bc7eabc8ed989cd4
64c15d74a65bc381
d158887f
af1a3ab022dbb56b
e10f88a72c144890
No 5.1.2400.1 5.1.2400.1 Internal Submission
2 N/A Executable cf5bf791e89ea61e
7739de93d7e51642
07e390e2
58ebcbc59a3e752a
34e8d0ff9f635b11
No N/A N/A Internal Submission
3 Microsoft Corporation Executable f3a52f3e6154fdef
281300a42b59236d
84dd8366
a176d8473da0e7cb
4e3bc73244a2df5b
No 5.1.2400.1 5.1.2400.1 United States
4 Microsoft Corporation Executable 5c500db9569df457
71cb3b55dd8da69a
b094d388
694b3beede3d5d7a
ab05154b0cab6c75
No 5.1.2400.1 5.1.2400.1 Internal Submission
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