How to remove the sysinfo virus
Most antivirus programs identify sysinfo.exe as malware, for example TrendMicro identifies it as WORM_SILLY.LC, and Microsoft identifies it as Trojan:Win32/Adclicker.H or Worm:Win32/Rimecud.A.
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Sysinfo.exe file information
Description: The file sysinfo.exe is located in the folder C:\Windows\System32.
Known file sizes on Windows 7/XP are 57,344 bytes (28% of all occurrences), 32,256 bytes and 4 more variants.
The program has no file description. The program has no visible window. The file is an unknown file in the Windows folder. The file is not a Windows system file. sysinfo.exe is able to monitor applications and manipulate other programs. Therefore the technical security rating is 68% dangerous.
Recommended: Identify sysinfo.exe related errors
If sysinfo.exe is located in a subfolder of C:\, the security rating is 42% dangerous. The file size is 1,080,320 bytes. The program has no visible window. Sysinfo.exe is not a Windows system file. sysinfo.exe is able to record inputs, monitor applications and manipulate other programs.
If sysinfo.exe is located in a subfolder of "C:\Program Files", the security rating is 36% dangerous. The file size is 72,192 bytes. The program has a visible window. It is a file without information about the developer of this file. The process is loaded during the Windows boot process (see Registry key: HKEY_CURRENT_USER\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run, HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run, HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\RunServices, HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion\Winlogon\Shell, HKEY_USERS\.DEFAULT\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run). The file is not a Windows system file.
If sysinfo.exe is located in a subfolder of "C:\Program Files\Common Files", the security rating is 42% dangerous. The file size is 46,835 bytes.
External information from Paul Collins:
There are different files with the same name:
- "Configuration Loader" definitely not required.
- "sysinfo" definitely not required. Added by the BEDRILL TROJAN!
- "sysinfo.exe" definitely not required. Added by the BEAGLE.V WORM!
Important: Some malware camouflages itself as sysinfo.exe, particularly when located in the c:\windows or c:\windows\system32 folder. Therefore, you should check the sysinfo.exe process on your PC to see if it is a threat. We recommend Security Task Manager for verifying your computer's security. This was one of the Top Download Picks of The Washington Post and PC World.
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