How to Remove “rsnotify.exe”

What is rsnotify.exe?

rsnotify.exe is a legitimate file. This process is known as Remote Storage Recall Notification. It belongs to Windows Operating System and was developed by Microsoft Corporation. It is commonly stored in C:\Windows\System32. Malware programmers or cybercriminals write different types of malicious programs and name them as rsnotify.exe to spread virus.

Affected Platform: Windows OS

How to check if your computer is infected with rsnotify.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 rsnotify.exe malware:

  • Internet connection fluctuates
  • rsnotify.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 rsnotify.exe and open the file location

If the file is located outside C:\Windows\System32, then it is likely that the system is affected with rsnotify.exe malware.

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

Ideally, replacing the existing rsnotify.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 rsnotify.exe malware from your computer including all other malwares!

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Malware Entries

First Seen: 03 June 2008 at 9:55 pm
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Malware
Name
Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
Malware Behavior
1 Microsoft Corporation Executable 88edbda36f18a12b
16470c5f13cb255d
dd46c931
75024943d1cca2ce
4c9e3c72be164807
Virus.Win32.
Virut.CE
No 5.1.2600.5
512
(xpsp.0804
13-2111)
5.1.2600.5
512
197.34.10.238/32 N/A
2 Microsoft Corporation Executable 3023b78ec237053c
fa9a23b890249da4
4c28d3d6
7e816dbc17a6e3c9
22515c10f6d4c7f4
Virus.Win32.
Sality.gen
No 5.1.2600.5
503
(xpsp.0803
06-1604)
5.1.2600.5
503
Indonesia N/A
3 Microsoft Corporation Executable 93c672e21183cef3
6263087cf1c1304c
229eb64d
93da10f48e2f702e
1e90fd986c3bef1b
Virus.Win32.
Expiro.ew
No 5.1.2600.2
180
(xpsp_sp2_
rtm.040803
-2158)
5.1.2600.2
180
United States N/A
4 Корпорация Майкрософт Executable b12c2fc8e091e424
ad39058e12f8ccc1
1711fa22
a8eef0f9e7b0435b
8521692b39724384
Virus.Win32.
Virut.Ce
No 5.1.2600.5
512
(xpsp.0804
13-2111)
5.1.2600.5
512
Russian Federation N/A
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Safe Entries

First Seen: 02 June 2008 at 9:06 am
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
1 Microsoft Corporation Executable b1627d1e5a7426bb
3e9bbf5a580b0546
482690d6
74af8eb3dd86af1d
dfdc0069fd12a384
No 5.00.2174.
1
5.00.2174.
1
Netherlands
2 Microsoft Corporation Executable 1c682e08306f6ee8
37d7dbfb3d564567
d0dcd3d0
db4fca0260ae5f3f
797e30055a40d56a
No 5.1.2600.0
(xpclient.
010817-114
8)
5.1.2600.0 Hungary
3 Microsoft Corporation Executable e75788fab21ed934
7d08914a98616583
fa30b10e
409d85fdf8b81a5a
df4b89e71d1551e2
No 5.2.3790.3
959
(srv03_sp2
_rtm.07021
6-1710)
5.2.3790.3
959
10.224.1.115/32
4 Microsoft Corporation Executable 9dc40ece01e3a0b4
d3a0d92b72835ab2
ed9fbd4c
ba4f2105f8b473c7
e07b3bf4f0c595eb
No 5.1.2600.5
512
(xpsp.0804
13-2111)
5.1.2600.5
512
10.100.130.247/32
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