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 762c4a475c26658e
9f15f4cad0c03309
17a9d09a
f09f50148dea8ba2
ff09eb48f050ab44
TrojWare.Win
32.Downloade
r.Banload.ar
b
No N/A N/A Czech Republic N/A
4 N/A Executable 1cd97c3e7efbb300
b35da13ad1f9533b
a0e0e985
321e967b6dd04b19
ae15994482d14886
TrojWare.Win
32.Downloade
r.Banload.ar
b
No N/A N/A Czech Republic N/A
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Safe Entries

First Seen: 22 November 2008 at 12:26 am
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
1 Spencer Kimball, Peter Mattis and the GIMP Development Team Executable 9d8c80f51600d4a8
53b2caaa75610087
51a0812d
b88746536592cf2d
38c364de4f306a03
No 2.8.10.0 2.8.10 10.224.1.65/32
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 bdf29a7d18634d49
857498139be42b1d
9d07d0e6
01dc56458d63ff83
a6c2d9f96c90dca4
No 2.7.5.0 2.7.5 United States
4 Spencer Kimball, Peter Mattis and the GIMP Development Team Executable a640678b0fed45ab
f77f16d10c7ead7f
dbc2d852
1913830dd36414ef
fbb9bb7b2fba2e61
Yes 2.8.20.0 2.8.20 United States
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