How to Remove “smi2smir.exe”

What is smi2smir.exe?

smi2smir.exe is a legitimate process file popularly known as WMI SNMP MIB Compiler. It belongs to Windows Operating system, developed by Microsoft Corporation. It is located in C:\Windows by default.
Malware programmers write virus files with malicious scripts and save them as smi2smir.exe with an intention to spread virus on the internet.

Affected Platforms: Windows OS

How to determine if your computer is infected with smi2smir.exe malware?

Look out for these symptoms to check if your PC is infected with smi2smir.exe malware:

  • Unstable internet connection
  • smi2smir.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 smi2smir.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, perform an antivirus scan to get rid of the malware.

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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 smi2smir.exe malware from your computer including all other malwares!

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Malware Entries

First Seen: 25 October 2011 at 1:17 am
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Malware
Name
Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
Malware Behavior
1 Microsoft Corporation Executable 924ad38f751b4fcd
2064d9a2046fe47b
31e637a4
f1f205bdc2358251
cab2be2cd6ae4001
Virus.Win32.
Parite.gen
No 5.1.2600.2
180
(xpsp_sp2_
rtm.040803
-2158)
5.1.2600.2
180
Spain N/A
2 Microsoft Corporation Executable 93f4e001eb4e84c5
586ab2681ccd157b
900e88d2
35f190986257573e
528decf8e5da1ca9
Virus.Win32.
Sality.gen
No 5.1.2600.2
180
(xpsp_sp2_
rtm.040803
-2158)
5.1.2600.2
180
Turkey N/A
3 Microsoft Corporation Executable 8dd73d43fac08ac9
35df77123e0324ae
ec33ad73
888fcb648bdf81fa
bb7058be64642ef1
Virus.Win32.
Virut.CE
No 5.1.2600.2
180
(xpsp_sp2_
rtm.040803
-2158)
5.1.2600.2
180
Europe N/A
4 Microsoft Corporation Executable c5b542cfb34ae1e2
e62b5aab036d46f6
3a2616da
0171770b7d9dfc85
4126c7013fe1363d
Virus.Win32.
Virut.CE
No 5.1.2600.5
512
(xpsp.0804
13-2108)
5.1.2600.5
512
Ukraine N/A
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42

Safe Entries

First Seen: 24 June 2008 at 9:48 am
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
1 Microsoft Corporation Executable 41d7e86f9ecf7d75
2e3d2ffabbe44f24
111fb105
7c37813766d2e637
48a19381d18275f6
No 5.1.2600.2
180
(xpsp_sp2_
rtm.040803
-2158)
5.1.2600.2
180
10.100.130.247/32
2 Microsoft Corporation Executable 6a33466b4fc24943
720dc4b4a35929fc
9e922e52
0005d3d79857581b
6690d58940f380c1
No 5.1.2600.1
106
(xpsp1.020
828-1920)
5.1.2600.1
106
10.100.130.247/32
3 Microsoft Corporation Executable b138b6a9faa0f0fb
29ca4477c9f5e13f
ae375252
6128c8f9fe423b32
9ee9e4a6e334abd1
No 5.1.2600.5
512
(xpsp.0804
13-2108)
5.1.2600.5
512
10.100.130.247/32
4 Microsoft Corporation Executable a5ca04b395a9c9df
e937b1cea77195ea
4bd2c097
5411662eed725456
66308a9d0e4ba96e
No 5.1.2600.2
055
(xpsp_sp2_
beta1.0312
15-1745)
5.1.2600.2
055
United States
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