How to Remove “Diskmon.exe”

What is Diskmon.exe?

Diskmon.exe is a legitimate file process developed by Magic Inc. Description called as Disk Monitor. It is associated with Sysinternals Diskmon. You can locate the file in C:\Program Files. The virus is created by malware authors and are named them after Diskmon.exe file.

Affected Platform: Windows OS

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

Keep an eye for the following symptoms to check if your PC is infected with Diskmon.exe malware:

  • Unstable internet connection
  • Browser redirects to unwanted websites
  • PC performance slows down
  • Browser is bombarded with hordes of popup ads
  • System screen freezes repeatedly

If you find any of the above mentioned symptoms, take the following steps to be sure about the malware infection:

1) Press CTRL+ALT+DEL keys to open Task Manager.

2) Go to the process tab and right-click on the Diskmon.exe file and open its location.

If the file is located outside C:\Program files, then you should take measures to get rid of the malware.

How to remove Diskmon.exe malware from system with Comodo Cleaning Essentials?

Comodo Cleaning Essentials (CCE) incorporates antivirus software with unique features like auto-sandboxing to identify and obstruct every suspicious process running on an endpoint with a single click. To remove malwares using Diskmon.exe, follow the steps mentioned below:

Step 1: Download the CCE suite.

Step 2: To start the application, double-click on the CCE.exe file.

Step 3: It then probes the antivirus to initiate a full system scan to identify and remove any existing malicious files.

Step 4: If threats are found during the scanning, you will be prompted with an alert screen.

Step 5: Comodo Cleaning Essentials will remove Diskmon.exe malware from your computer including all other malwares!

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Malware Entries

First Seen: 15 March 2009 at 2:56 am
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Malware
Name
Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
Malware Behavior
1 Sysinternals Executable 47985355f4fd45f5
399badef2c17ec3b
59bc5027
ad3f00df609ee76a
121899386fff3019
Unclassified
Malware
No 2.01 2.01 United States N/A
2 Sysinternals Executable a95bf2878d79aee8
866e0bcfe97b67ce
200452c3
db1c55e6abd832ec
7abd529057a0a51f
Virus.Win32.
Sality.gen
No 2.01 2.01 United States N/A
3 N/A Executable ec2d0b7ad80dee82
8702ed79774508c0
da9d3c95
43adadf266e79f73
25aa78bd1a838f62
Virus.Win32.
Sality.gen
No N/A N/A Saudi Arabia N/A
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Safe Entries

First Seen: 17 November 2008 at 5:09 am
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
1 N/A Executable 9820a40ab4410e7f
1ba64365e8cf6a62
dcd6bdac
49511e8bcd21a306
aa2b5ebad07ae549
No N/A N/A Internal Submission
2 Sysinternals Executable a29da99c0a764ff5
29a912c9e13f95c3
dcbec7e8
e923143acbe99752
4d655a814e3d4a34
No 2.01 2.01 Internal Submission
3 N/A Executable 3c2668ef43dca124
2ada47a69c244dcd
2f62ff4b
fa87da811e86bd45
0aeb22452c53cc9c
No N/A N/A 10.100.129.38/32
4 Sysinternals Executable 2a1568aa875928ae
3c1fba145e1b66dd
ec43919c
56429834f8cff088
0ae4c7a0b0c2fd43
No 2.01 2.01 Russian Federation
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