How to Remove “sprestrt.exe”

What is sprestrt.exe?

sprestrt.exe is a legitimate file. This process is known as Restores Registry to Restart GUI-mode part of setup. 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 sprestrt.exe to spread virus.

Affected Platform: Windows OS

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

  • Internet connection fluctuates
  • sprestrt.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 sprestrt.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 sprestrt.exe malware.

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

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

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First Seen: 12 February 2009 at 11:52 pm
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Digitally
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1 Microsoft Corporation Executable 36b2d865999d7160
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4e18decb
7b83a0b48b181e04
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2 Корпорация Майкрософт Executable c5b95b2c4cc2b2a1
18473dc1bc02d94b
5f4cea4e
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No 5.1.2600.0
(xpclient.
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5.1.2600.0 Russian Federation
3 Microsoft Corporation Executable 4b135756b8419a7a
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No 5.1.2600.0
(xpclient.
010817-114
8)
5.1.2600.0 Internal Submission
4 Корпорация Майкрософт Executable c5b95b2c4cc2b2a1
18473dc1bc02d94b
5f4cea4e
f8e579f2419f7ea5
5e43a590e8a630ec
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010817-114
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5.1.2600.0 United States
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