How to Remove “rstrui.exe”

rstrui.exe is a legitimate executable file developed by Microsoft. This process is known as System Restore Application and it belongs to the software Microsoft Windows Operating System. It is commonly stored in C:\Windows\System32. Cyber criminals find a way out to mimic malicious programs in the name of rstrui.exe to spread virus infection.

Affected Platform: Windows OS

How to detect whether your system is affected by rstrui.exe ?

Viruses can easily affect and corrupt “.exe” files causing several system malfunctions. Below are the symptoms to check if your system is infected with the malware:

  • Problem during computer startup.
  • Problem during program startup.
  • Errors while running specific functions.
  • Damage and missing link files.
  • Confliction in the process.
  • Missing or corruption of driver files.
  • Invalid Windows registry
  • Malfunction of hardware.

If you identify the following changes in the system it means that the system is affected by rstrui.exe. To confirm on the same go to task manager by pressing the combination of keys ctrl+alt+del and go to the process tab and right click on the rstrui.exe and open the location, if the location is subfolder c:\matlab701\bin\win32\ folder then the system is not affected by rstrui.exe, if the location is somewhere else then the system is affected by rstrui-exe.malware.

How does Comodo Antivirus helps you to protect your system from rstrui.exe malware?

Getting infected with a virus or any other malware has become a huge concern in the digital world. Comodo Antivirus takes the hold in protecting the system from malware infections and also remove any virus infections from the infected PCs. Following are the steps to effectively purge out the rstrui-exe virus file from any infected system using Comodo Antivirus.

Step 1: In the first place download and install Comodo Antivirus on your machine

Step 2: Check the option “Do not detect new networks again”, when the firewall of Comodo Internet Security activates the process of network detection.

Step 3: After the process of network detection is finished, click “Close” button.

Step 4: Restart your PC.

Step 5: Wait until the Comodo Internet Security updates the antivirus.

Step 6: Initiate a quick scan that instantly begins after the update.

Step 7: If the system is infected with rstrui.exe malware or any other threats, you will be prompted with an alert screen, upon scanning.

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

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Malware Entries

First Seen: 18 September 2009 at 6:47 pm
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Malware
Name
Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
Malware Behavior
1 Microsoft Corporation Executable 31d48c93a86cee23
42baa42aea75e59f
a4dec55f
8ae7bc7aebce3fbe
7b8abe74ac3e3c95
Virus.Win32.
Parite.gen
No 5.1.2600.2
180
(xpsp_sp2_
rtm.040803
-2158)
5.1.2600.2
180
Turkey N/A
2 Microsoft Corporation Executable 5d0d665fb471f301
7c7e6e588d4a342d
c4b57df3
ea91931e8749d25d
71839e1f93c493ad
Virus.Win32.
Virut.CE
No 5.1.2600.2
180
(xpsp_sp2_
rtm.040803
-2158)
5.1.2600.2
180
India N/A
3 Microsoft Corporation Executable 0f564d22cb15e2f7
ec29e6cb338c3bad
a564c27d
7bdb58e441424b11
5618fc49698bf761
Virus.Win32.
Virut.CE
No 5.1.2600.5
512
(xpsp.0804
13-2108)
5.1.2600.5
512
United States N/A
4 Microsoft Corporation Executable b6592673127385ed
6c6bc70c95fe4163
fb1d5e86
b3942af6d234abe7
0ffcf109b309a7af
Virus.Win32.
Parite.gen
No 5.1.2600.5
512
(xpsp.0804
13-2108)
5.1.2600.5
512
United Arab Emirates N/A
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38

Safe Entries

First Seen: 04 June 2008 at 7:23 am
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
1 Microsoft Corporation Executable 77643652bd26ae7a
f645914576382fd2
bd9f2dee
bd6c1488f63d64de
a8ee514802fc2cdd
No 5.1.2600.5
512
(xpsp.0804
13-2108)
5.1.2600.5
512
Internal Submission
2 Корпорация Майкрософт Executable 7311b2c619afe482
dc57e659dab94a45
a0ac89e3
0d714677a9d2c4d8
25761eef1425e93e
No 5.1.2600.5
512
(xpsp.0804
13-2108)
5.1.2600.5
512
Russian Federation
3 Microsoft Corporation Executable 2a4912f6bd444697
5905d205863151c1
72055832
62302cb39585f329
d60f29be40cfdb69
No 6.1.7601.2
3313
(win7sp1_l
dr.151230-
0600)
6.1.7601.2
3313
Satellite Provider
4 Microsoft Corporation Executable f9ca7503723facc4
bbd9d08aa63d15b4
f0c609f2
f8c3b9f58fcce215
85bbf0fd976e7ae5
No 5.1.2600.5
512
(xpsp.0804
13-2108)
5.1.2600.5
512
10.224.1.116/32
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