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.

How does Comodo Antivirus help you to protect your system from symcsub.exe malware?

Comodo Antivirus protects your system from malware attacks and also removes any existing infections. Following are the steps to effectively purge out the symcsub.exe malware from your system.

Step 1: Download and install Comodo Antivirus.

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Step 6: Initiate a quick scan that instantly begins after the update.

Step 7: If the system is infected with symcsub.exe malware or any other threats, you will be prompted with an alert screen upon scanning.

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

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First Seen: 05 June 2008 at 9:37 pm
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