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: 08 August 2011 at 3:09 pm
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
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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 Sysinternals Executable 2a1568aa875928ae
3c1fba145e1b66dd
ec43919c
56429834f8cff088
0ae4c7a0b0c2fd43
No 2.01 2.01 Russian Federation
2 Sysinternals Executable 7641a96e88ae6ecc
d1efefee75a3f00a
86e31cce
0942c078fe894128
2372bb6b5d73e2c8
Yes 2.01 2.01 United States
3 Jon Grieve Executable c10ea9434dcc6d39
b24514d4f18e742c
74c52cfb
a3ab026887820c08
91d95f3d4962ef82
No 1.00.0060 1.00.0060 United States
4 Sysinternals Executable 7641a96e88ae6ecc
d1efefee75a3f00a
86e31cce
0942c078fe894128
2372bb6b5d73e2c8
Yes 2.01 2.01 10.224.1.117/32
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