How to Remove “volrest.exe”

What is volrest.exe?

volrest.exe is a legitimate file. This process is known as Volrest-Previous Version Command-Line Tool. 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 volrest.exe to spread virus.

Affected Platform: Windows OS

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

  • Internet connection fluctuates
  • volrest.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 volrest.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 volrest.exe malware.

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

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

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Malware Entries

First Seen: 15 February 2011 at 12:16 am
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Name
Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
Malware Behavior
1 Microsoft Corporation Executable f0b65385e1a8bcf8
95ba27207deece4b
0e1ebf29
10c523a4910b6bc6
7730c6dc8c593c22
Virus.Win32.
Sality.gen
No 5.2.3790.0
built by:
dnsrv_dev(
v-smgum)
5.2.3790.0 United Kingdom N/A
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Safe Entries

First Seen: 14 July 2008 at 12:54 pm
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
1 Microsoft Corporation Executable 887c73e9cc4c9f62
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6fe6af48
73ef3df603886ea3
35d4a1c435644c34
No 5.2.3790.0
built by:
dnsrv_dev(
v-smgum)
5.2.3790.0 10.224.1.117/32
2 Microsoft Corporation Executable 887c73e9cc4c9f62
bd84d4bb533abddd
6fe6af48
73ef3df603886ea3
35d4a1c435644c34
No 5.2.3790.0
built by:
dnsrv_dev(
v-smgum)
5.2.3790.0 Internal Submission
3 Microsoft Corporation Executable 887c73e9cc4c9f62
bd84d4bb533abddd
6fe6af48
73ef3df603886ea3
35d4a1c435644c34
No 5.2.3790.0
built by:
dnsrv_dev(
v-smgum)
5.2.3790.0 10.224.1.22/32
4 N/A Non-executable f9ae027918b86a79
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No N/A N/A 198.20.167.84/32
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