What is the COM Surrogate.exe?

COM Surrogate.exe process indicates Trojan Horse presence in your system. It aims to disrupt digital currency. This becomes possible with infecting users’ computers and using the power of their CPUs. So, Bitcoin, Monero, and other popular digital currencies are in danger. The biggest problem with this miner is that it conducts its dangerous activities really secretly and hides deep in the background, so you may not know about it for a long time.

COM Surrogate.exe
COM Surrogate.exe

COM Surrogate.exe Trojan is especially dangerous for the CPU and GPU power. It overloads the computer to maximum and the computer load factor rises up several times. However, users notice may not notice this fact as the Trojan usually works when people do not use their devices. Consuming resources of the system, the Trojan provokes constant overheating that is extremely bad for the hardware. We strongly recommend doing the scan if you notice the same symptom.

How does COM Surrogate.exe get on my computer?

To be honest, COM Surrogate.exe Miner appears because of wrong users actions. In most cases it is mindless installation of toll-free applications that can contain infected malware samples. We think it is mandatory for users to be careful with utilities they download. As a result, people face abnormal CPU usage, programs freezing and not normal functioning of the device. Of course, the situation is not so hopeless as you can always delete the threat automatically with the help of a special utility. Our GridinSoft Anti-Malware tool detects and deletes such unwanted objects as well as many other computer threats in several clicks only. So, we offer you to try in action. It is a kind of scanner that can be useful against this concrete type of threat, but track viruses, PUPS, spyware, adware, etc. Do not forget to reset infected browsers.

COM Surrogate.exe may indicate about itself through several symptoms:

  • CPU and graphics cards lose their energy.
  • Programs refuse to start.
  • General slowness of the PC.
  • Strange behavior of particular processes that you haven’t mentioned before.

How to fix all what COM Surrogate.exe did?

Despite all these circumstances we recommend you to delete Virus, COM Surrogate.exe immediately. You can do it without efforts with special tool – Anti-Malware by GridinSoft.

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  • Anti-Malware finds all threats, that present on PC;
  • Anti-Malware deactivates all viruses and other malicious software effectively;
  • Anti-Malware is easy to use;
  • The possibility of using the trial version of Anti-Malware free of charge.

More information about Anti-Malware and its advantages you can receive on our website on the page ABOUT US.

How to delete COM Surrogate.exe virus completely?

If you want to delete COM Surrogate.exe virus with Gridinsoft Anti-Malware, you need to do some manipulations. There are several steps how to remove COM Surrogate.exe virus. Let’s consider them:

At first, you need to download >Gridinsoft Anti-Malware. For this, press the following button:

Download free scanner

Then discover COM Surrogate.exe virus and all other threats, which penetrated on your PC. For this, you need to scan PC:

  • Install and run Anti-Malware
  • Move on the tab ‘Scan’ in the main menu.
  • Start scanning process by pressing the button ‘Quick scan’.

Computer scan
The scanning process is completed. All threats, including COM Surrogate.exe virus found.

  • Wait until the program scans

Wait until the program scans

  • Select ‘Move to quarantine’ and press the apply button.

Select ‘Move to quarantine’ and press the apply button

  • The program will remove all viruses

Removal process

  • On this step you need to shut down all your browsers, click on ‘Tools’ in Gridinsoft Anti-Malware’s window and select ‘Reset browser settings’:

Specify all your browsers, which you want to reset with the help of Gridinsoft Anti-Malware and press the ‘Reset’ button:

reset with the help of Gridinsoft Anti-Malware
Reset browser settings

  • You will see successful finisfing process

Reset browser settings

After all this operations you need to restart your PC to activate appropriate settings. After completing these steps, your computer will be fully devoid of virus and other malware. To verify this, you can start a re-scan.

Instruction to avoid a re-infection PC by virus

You can organize a protection for PC in real-time. It helps you to avoid a re-infection by virus. You can do it by using our special tool – Gridinsoft Anti-Malware. To understand that this software is very convenient for you, download a free version of Gridinsoft Anti-Malware:

Download free scanner

After that, activate a feature of the On-Run Protection. For this you need to do such actions:

  • Open the window of Gridinsoft Anti-Malware.
  • Move on the tab ‘Protect’.
  • Activate On-Run Protection by clicking the button ‘Start’.

After all this manipulations you’ll see such result:

Activate On-Run Protection
Activate On-Run Protection to prevent any virus related threat in the future.
Activate On-Run Protection

  • Open the ‘Update’ tab and check the newest updates


  • At the end on the ‘Scan’ tab choose the Full scan of your system.

Computer scan