How to Remove “summary.exe”

What is summary.exe?

summary.exe is a legitimate process file popularly known as Summary Application. It belongs to Summary MFC Application, developed by Microsoft Corporation. It is located in C:\Windows\System32 by default.

Malware programmers write virus files with malicious scripts and save them as summary.exe with an intention to spread virus on the internet.

Affected Platforms: Windows OS

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

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

  • Unstable internet connection
  • summary.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 summary.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\System32, perform an antivirus scan to get rid of the malware.

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

Step 1: Download our award-winning 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: Restart your PC after the installation gets over

Step 5: Wait for Comodo Internet Security to update the antivirus.

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

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Malware Entries

First Seen: 17 August 2010 at 3:15 pm
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Malware
Name
Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
Malware Behavior
1 khsqct Executable 4b745ca6480a516b
4ac9b7e26c3fa2c4
36dfc0d8
fbf59a8d3b279f91
9b55c7afb08a9327
MalCrypt.Ind
us!
No 118.71. N/A Internal Submission N/A
2 N/A Executable 77d61696475feb83
14728538505ca56a
4cf24a49
8281ba9406583e88
aad083619944a9b6
Unclassified
Malware
No N/A N/A United States N/A
3 N/A Executable 77d61696475feb83
14728538505ca56a
4cf24a49
8281ba9406583e88
aad083619944a9b6
Unclassified
Malware
No N/A N/A Internal Submission N/A
4 N/A Executable afb841f13eaf25ce
f08d2a5ccf8683f9
d12a327e
09a6a3b4b8cf3322
d5bdda5283a364c5
Virus.Win32.
Parite.gen
No N/A N/A United States N/A
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Safe Entries

First Seen: 09 June 2008 at 6:19 pm
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
1 N/A Executable 941861f4c7019a92
20cf978ce9eb3309
be07c272
4a097b8bb53616f5
9ff0f743fbb8dc3f
No N/A N/A India
2 Intergraph Corporation Executable 6ced52b1c261cd11
76073b0248e0a38f
9332f47e
f5618c6c65729ae3
c8e0c947a1a32bac
No 14.0.0.175 14.0.0 10.108.17.115/32
3 N/A Executable cb18cfbb4c1854fa
68ab634779a4bde6
f2076a45
177fa12c5bc5cfe4
723e2322fc93b86c
No N/A N/A Internal Submission
4 N/A Executable 79927b7de4010a70
63a053afcd2d76f1
fc6a0c1a
44cf4ed6a97d9fcc
84156eb8c1792c9c
No N/A N/A Internal Submission
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