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ThreatExpert's awareness of the file "reset.exe":

Across all ThreatExpert reports, the file "reset.exe" has sometimes been a threat.
File "reset.exe" has the following statistics:
Total number of reports analysed611,932
Number of cases that involved the file "reset.exe"10
Number of incidents when this file was found to be a threat3
Statistical volume of cases when "reset.exe" was a threat30%
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The file "reset.exe" is known to be created under the following filenames:
%ProgramFiles%\adsoff2\reset.exe
%ProgramFiles%\expstudio\audio editor\reset.exe
%ProgramFiles%\spam monitor\reset.exe
%ProgramFiles%\super fast shutdown\restart.exe
%System%\drivers\kpavviruslocker.exe
%System%\restart.exe
%System%\smitfraudfix\restart.exe
%Temp%\mmbplayer\restart.exe
%Temp%\rarsfx0\reset.exe
%Temp%\reset.exe
%Temp%\smitfraudfix\restart.exe
%UserProfile%\smitfraudfix\restart.exe
%Windir%\reset.exe
c:\cct\tools\reset.exe
Notes:
  • %ProgramFiles% is a variable that refers to the Program Files folder. A typical path is C:\Program Files.
  • %System% is a variable that refers to the System folder. By default, this is C:\Windows\System (Windows 95/98/Me), C:\Winnt\System32 (Windows NT/2000), or C:\Windows\System32 (Windows XP).
  • %Temp% is a variable that refers to the temporary folder in the short path form. By default, this is C:\Documents and Settings\[UserName]\Local Settings\Temp\ (Windows NT/2000/XP).
  • %UserProfile% is a variable that specifies the current user's profile folder. By default, this is C:\Documents and Settings\[UserName] (Windows NT/2000/XP).
  • %Windir% is a variable that refers to the Windows installation folder. By default, this is C:\Windows or C:\Winnt.

The file "reset.exe" has the following possible country of origin:
OriginNumber of Incidents
United Kingdom3

The following threats are known to be associated with the file "reset.exe":
Threat AliasNumber of Incidents
Mal/Generic-A [Sophos]4
Generic.dx [McAfee]2
Generic.dx!k [McAfee]2
not-a-virus.Patch.NOD32 [Ikarus]2
Virus.Win32.Trojan [Ikarus]2