How to Remove “7zFM.exe”

What is 7zFM.exe?

7zFM.exe is a legitimate process file known as 7-Zip File Manager. It is associated with 7-Zip software application, developed by freelance programmer Igor Pavlov. It is located in C:\Program Files by default. Malware programmers create files with virus scripts and name them after 7zFM.exe with an intention to spread virus on the internet.

Affected Platform: Windows OS

How to check if your computer is infected with 7zFM.exe malware?

Keep an eye for the following symptoms to see if your PC is infected with 7zFM.exe malware:

  • Internet connection fluctuates
  • 7zFM.exe takes too much CPU space
  • PC slows down significantly
  • Browser automatically redirects to some irrelevant websites
  • Unsolicited ads and popups starts appearing
  • Screen freezes constantly

Take the following steps to diagnose your PC for possible 7zFM.exe malware attack:

Step 1: Simultaneously press CTRL+ALT+DEL keys to open Task Manager.

Step 2: If you notice the file located outside C:\Program Files, then you should run an antivirus scan to get rid of the malware.

How to remove 7zFM.exe malware from system using Comodo Antivirus?

Step 1: Download the award-winning Free Comodo Antivirus.

Step 2: Installation configuration frames will be displayed. Select the configuration you would like to apply.

Step 3: After network detection is complete, press “Close” button for a scan window.

Step 4: 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 7zFM.exe malware from your computer including all other malwares!

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Malware Entries

First Seen: 27 February 2018 at 5:00 pm
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Malware
Name
Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
Malware Behavior
1 Igor Pavlov Executable d5526234f4067836
3b56732508f68940
559d3cd1
9ac225a3cc0a5ea4
b2bc2ac1e34db825
EmailWorm.Wi
n32.Runonce.
~v001
No 9.30 alpha 9.30 alpha Zimbabwe N/A
2 N/A Executable be24d69c341b46fb
eaef2c5808d4d59b
f08fc680
05f7502a2882d0a3
2d5a8ac16d33cd99
TrojWare.Win
32.Spy.E
No N/A N/A 154.118.48.165/32 N/A
3 Igor Pavlov Executable 93bbd8fe9a87e837
517e1dd81f7df69a
db47f3c3
9ff86b6c5083c375
cae0fa5704b9c011
Virus.Win32.
Sality.gen
No 15.14 15.14 United States N/A
4 Igor Pavlov Executable f63ab2a31c3f7edb
9e51d34d5fbfaa1d
81b70ce2
6a8d28bd32eabbf2
1cea610208b2e643
Virus.Win32.
Sality.gen
No 9.20 9.20 Poland N/A
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Safe Entries

First Seen: 18 November 2010 at 9:17 pm
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
1 Igor Pavlov Executable b3bfade9b0c00111
151c8e067395ac7d
2ee4d9e5
fca1b494a45abe50
44ea5d5a1060a5f2
No 15.14 15.14 United States
2 Igor Pavlov Executable b45aaf868297574b
f9f63a5d94eefce5
39fa33ba
87321ed8a91320f3
9b26d65b0a9469cc
No 9.38 beta 9.38 beta 10.0.17.142/32
3 Igor Pavlov Executable b74b221120ac46d5
ca3d6cb98f44148e
0b2bbf95
2f463af590283c3e
a697bb5345ce91e2
No 17.00 beta 17.00 beta United States
4 Igor Pavlov Executable 89e9a33b77d38d2f
5043bcf406675bfe
3474c165
f10eb5b5537195c5
a41997f79ad9cf86
No 16.04 16.04 10.0.17.142/32
Display 4 items per page
  • 4 items per page
  • 8 items per page
  • 16 items per page
  • 32 items per page
 
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