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 66a91ed1be2b612b
f12128fd00677ae3
4a902f34
400d9eeabaab3ebc
e035832efc456b8e
Virus.Win32.
Ramnit.K
No 9.22 beta 9.22 beta Jordan N/A
2 Igor Pavlov Executable a8e6e2176782af63
9bd142c7fd818385
af20aeef
838498107a92f309
b90e12ec41f2fb17
Virus.Win32.
Ramnit.K
No 4.59 beta 4.59 beta Indonesia N/A
3 Igor Pavlov Executable 926196357ee452f4
72f321c67a80b73f
481b22ce
f3489970a2a06ae3
2b7acc6826854a1f
Virus.Win32.
Virut.CE
No 18.00 beta 18.00 beta Ethiopia N/A
4 Igor Pavlov Executable 3b3dc67e8c5a4f95
7c116f9329b2bd53
4909fe93
07ee546faf432019
946574558801e701
Virus.Win32.
Sality.gen
No 9.17 beta 9.17 beta Algeria N/A
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Safe Entries

First Seen: 14 January 2015 at 2:59 am
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 b2d3d28486596400
13ce6d8f9787dc1f
cb5a1545
b0732cf770088c38
6c9ba0c80cc596b7
No 18.05 18.05 United States
4 Igor Pavlov Executable 89e9a33b77d38d2f
5043bcf406675bfe
3474c165
f10eb5b5537195c5
a41997f79ad9cf86
No 16.04 16.04 10.0.17.142/32
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