How to Remove “symcsub.exe”

What is symcsub.exe?

symcsub.exe is a legitimate executable file developed by Symantec Corporation. This process is known as LiveSubscribe Components and it belongs to LiveReg. It is commonly stored in C:\users\{user}\appdata\local\temp\{random}.tmp\support\livereg\symcsub.exe.

Cybercriminals find a way out to mimic malicious programs in the name of symcsub.exe to spread malware infection.

Affected Platform: Windows OS

How to detect whether your system is affected by symcsub.exe ?

Viruses can easily affect and corrupt “.exe” files causing several system malfunctions. Below are the symptoms to check if your system is infected with the malware:

  • Problem during computer startup.
  • Problem during program startup.
  • Errors while running specific functions.
  • Damaged and missing link files.
  • Conflict in the process.
  • Missing or corrupted driver files.
  • Invalid Windows registry.
  • Hardware malfunction.

To further establish the infection of malware, 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 symcsub.exe file and open its location.

If the file is located outside C:\users\{user}\appdata\local\temp\{random}.tmp\support\livereg\symcsub.exe, then you should perform an antivirus scan to get rid of the malware infection.

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Step 8: Comodo Antivirus will remove symcsub.exe malware from your computer including all other malwares!

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Malware Entries

First Seen: 29 July 2009 at 7:21 pm
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Malware
Name
Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
Malware Behavior
1 Symantec Corporation Executable 332c10b03d03d40f
41cf0ceffc2daa75
c52de74c
689b406caeed1b2b
1c0a1bc3ccbd1f02
Virus.Win32.
Sality.gen
No 2.4.1.2056 2.4.1.2056 Internal Submission N/A
2 Symantec Corporation Executable 67a1795404bb876b
8a05b1a0c1f2701d
2b25beec
2dec89652fefa613
ee901391ed1edc1b
EmailWorm.Wi
n32.Runonce.
~v001
Yes 3.0.0.27 3.0.0 India N/A
3 Symantec Corporation Executable b662c61eef2a55fa
0e59ce3100f69849
fe412528
ae32ea1986075912
27a063ed0affa152
Virus.Win32.
Sality.gen
No 3.0.0.27 3.0.0 Spain N/A
4 Symantec Corporation Executable a5cd335a2092962b
b4edbcbb63ec384e
a2b6d3ec
ae4eda523ae0fd8d
3f408ef4394b1655
Virus.Win32.
Sality.gen
No 3.0.0.27 3.0.0 Russian Federation N/A
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Safe Entries

First Seen: 04 June 2008 at 3:47 pm
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
1 Symantec Corporation Executable d0832165ca1494a8
4dff7367f7467a29
b74c27b0
bdafb13fa5868e46
dd3daf45e967222a
Yes 3.1.0.5 3.1.0 Internal Submission
2 Symantec Corporation Executable 1cc821ad147b29f2
56d4c167a47e2021
217cd0e7
860d4400c5b4ea20
8810d7925f2bd244
Yes 3.0.0.27 3.0.0 Internal Submission
3 Symantec Corporation Executable cab803aa4ba10efa
323c2267d9d873cc
4d620c3e
6d6d14bbfbb1d583
e31e312781271b13
Yes 2.4.1.2056 2.4.1.2056 United States
4 Symantec Corporation Executable 22c5601068a27431
70f4140736115322
f47e8260
d3c13f62928a1a41
078526e96476d7a2
Yes 2.4.0.2016 2.4.0.2016 United States
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