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: 03 June 2008 at 10:08 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 f509b0ba652bc2d7
6ef8f78e8ac09667
6869cb83
c54e2dbeee4aa23b
24f4ebecc733fb19
Virus.Win32.
Virut.CE
No 5.1.2600.2
180
(xpsp_sp2_
rtm.040803
-2158)
5.1.2600.2
180
Indonesia N/A
3 Microsoft Corporation Executable 469d596076341711
559c3e484603020e
6a39d8c4
N/A Virus.Win32.
Virut.q
No 5.1.2600.2
180
(xpsp_sp2_
rtm.040803
-2158)
5.1.2600.2
180
Canada N/A
4 Microsoft Corporation Executable 99b8103391bbdc1f
e40d26ceade577eb
2f9e66ea
52efe7c0404360e4
ed91347f4da8403e
Virus.Win32.
Virut.CE
No 5.1.2600.5
512
(xpsp.0804
13-0852)
5.1.2600.5
512
Egypt N/A
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Safe Entries

First Seen: 04 June 2008 at 2:17 pm
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
1 Microsoft Corporation Executable 9e25ebd40122c392
22259c68dba9d719
2e1de455
9a8ea21871bb4012
39beaba257da0792
No 5.1.2600.5
512
(xpsp.0804
13-0852)
5.1.2600.5
512
10.100.130.247/32
2 Корпорация Майкрософт Executable 8a2fb770ee7eb8b0
8b92f7c22e21cdd1
d0362b40
60ca34702cc04c6d
04893eb49db64767
No 5.1.2600.5
512
(xpsp.0804
13-0852)
5.1.2600.5
512
10.100.130.247/32
3 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
4 Microsoft Corporation Executable 697f9cf8db357396
22d208cf4e19189c
6e3e7ac7
92575814ba466c94
b1fc47e142394096
No 5.1.2600.2
180
(xpsp_sp2_
rtm.040803
-2158)
5.1.2600.2
180
10.100.130.247/32
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