How to Remove “sinus.exe”

What is sinus.exe?

sinus.exe is a legitimate file process developed by Spencer Kimball, Peter Mattis and the GIMP Development Team. This process is known as GNU Image Manipulation Program Plug-In and it belongs to GNU Image Manipulation Program. You can locate the file in C:\Program Files. The virus is created by malware authors and is named after sinus.exe file.

Affected Platform: Windows OS

How to check if your computer is infected with sinus.exe malware?

Keep an eye for the following symptoms to check if your PC is infected with sinus.exe malware:

  • Unstable internet connection
  • Browser redirects to unwanted websites
  • PC performance slows down
  • Browser is bombarded with hordes of popup ads
  • System screen freezes repeatedly

If you find any of  the above mentioned symptoms, take the following steps to be sure about the malware infection:

  • Press CTRL+ALT+DEL keys to open Task Manager.
  • Go to the process tab and right-click on the sinus.exe file and open its location.

If the file is located outside C:\Program Files, then you should take measures to get rid of the malware.

How to remove sinus.exe  malware from system with Comodo Cleaning Essentials?

Comodo Cleaning Essentials (CCE) incorporates antivirus software with unique features like auto-sandboxing to identify and obstruct every suspicious process running on an endpoint with a single click. To remove sinus.exe malware using CCE, follow the steps mentioned below:

Step 1: Download the CCE suite.

Step 2: To start the application, double-click on the CCE.exe file.

Step 3: It then probes the antivirus to initiate a full system scan to identify and remove any existing malicious files.

Step 4: If threats are found during the scanning, you will be prompted with an alert screen.

Step 5: Comodo Cleaning Essentials will remove sinus.exe  malware from your computer including all other malwares!

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Malware Entries

First Seen: 20 April 2012 at 3:28 pm
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Malware
Name
Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
Malware Behavior
1 N/A Executable 2b88f68f3c93909d
f5af7228c12f7b2f
6ff3b189
7c768059781ef841
ed72077695c3cb33
Packed.Win32
.MUPACK.~KW
No N/A N/A Russian Federation N/A
2 N/A Executable 4af8ba26b9089697
02ad8b5599618b41
7bdf2954
1be06f0dd7c17edf
2c803561fbd1e17c
Virus.Win32.
Sality.gen
No N/A N/A Brazil N/A
3 N/A Executable 8eb2021c8a5bdd60
bf1becbba67e2dc7
fbae5c50
7ddf627aa4964e53
d045a0fcba214f43
Packed.Win32
.MUPX.Gen
No N/A N/A Russian Federation N/A
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Safe Entries

First Seen: 16 April 2010 at 3:44 pm
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
1 Heiner Stauff Executable 0bffdb517c21dc0b
ac89cd9d21cf471e
7b4ce955
df85fb692b237dd7
3aa71cef85a88ab8
No 1.00 1.00 Internal Submission
2 Spencer Kimball, Peter Mattis and the GIMP Development Team Executable 2cb1eb00dd825eaf
549439f70e4521e5
fc89ff36
e1d7e3851a69033f
b105563f69bc8a63
Yes 2.8.4.0 2.8.4 Internal Submission
3 Spencer Kimball, Peter Mattis and the GIMP Development Team Executable 7841b9a9a924dde4
647e1bc19bda4744
32e32641
dd6fe7dc2a577a86
cb0bbcdd6da02bd9
Yes 2.8.0.0 2.8.0 10.224.1.58/32
4 Spencer Kimball, Peter Mattis and the GIMP Development Team Executable 950ab154c952f091
a2226a66a35a365e
6632d432
314cabe9ab759992
3a2407069b06ee81
Yes 2.8.6.0 2.8.6 10.224.1.64/32
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