How to Remove “stimon.exe”

What is stimon.exe?

stimon.exe is a legitimate file. This process is known as Still Image Devices Monitor. 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 stimon.exe to spread virus.

Affected Platform: Windows OS

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

  • Internet connection fluctuates

  • stimon.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 stimon.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 stimon.exe malware.

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

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

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Malware Entries

First Seen: 08 November 2011 at 12:53 pm
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Malware
Name
Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
Malware Behavior
1 Microsoft Corporation Executable 92d13fa10c49e2e6
348c23571d94dace
3018baf1
646589c69c3023e8
163209ca6ef18014
Virus.Win32.
Virut.Ce
No 5.1.2600.5
512
(xpsp.0804
13-0852)
5.1.2600.5
512
Italy N/A
2 Microsoft Corporation Executable c6b5a06212ce6764
83c35835fd30e9bb
fdf92d3a
bac9f2c4f0597b92
04264866a6079e10
Virus.Win32.
Expiro.ew
No 5.1.2600.2
180
(xpsp_sp2_
rtm.040803
-2158)
5.1.2600.2
180
United States N/A
3 Microsoft Corporation Executable 78bf34a440674417
863e8eeda3df96aa
92b15baf
3c079f52670b0254
3bdb2dfa3df2eca7
Virus.Win32.
Sality.gen
No 5.1.2600.5
512
(xpsp.0804
13-0852)
5.1.2600.5
512
Romania N/A
4 Microsoft Corporation Executable 97e3517de8b39c6a
7495d69462862cec
55f6ff60
e0e8e1e7d6021aa9
11a932879d1e3e8f
Virus.Win32.
Parite.gen
No 5.1.2600.5
512
(xpsp.0804
13-0852)
5.1.2600.5
512
Taiwan N/A
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Safe Entries

First Seen: 26 June 2008 at 4:12 pm
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
1 Microsoft Corporation Executable 78565485fbe9c912
352c29a906113357
4a8b1b86
8b9a897ba5db04aa
59dc32bd2a112563
No 5.1.2600.2
180
(xpsp_sp2_
rtm.040803
-2158)
5.1.2600.2
180
Internal Submission
2 Microsoft Corporation Executable e0440aa907c8ae7b
d5d64cd4634b26dc
48c509ce
f0f0d1f72c86b94b
a2ae07b9875e0cb4
No 5.1.2600.5
512
(xpsp.0804
13-0852)
5.1.2600.5
512
Internal Submission
3 Microsoft Corporation Executable 8390205268b8c8bf
76501c5d28037446
0df5135e
a9aaa9d9a1c08e70
17b21577dcd3411d
No 5.1.2600.5
512
(xpsp.0804
13-0852)
5.1.2600.5
512
United States
4 Microsoft Corporation Executable 105c48281798b5f6
0d577f531e604beb
b6c8de8a
b44b12d62c377425
0f86b28093fa0af1
No 4.10.2222 4.10.2222 United States
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