How to Remove “PGA.exe”

What is PGA.exe?

PGA.exe is a legitimate file process developed by Unknown. This process is known as PGA and it belongs to PGA. You can locate the file in C:\Windows\System32. The virus is created by malware authors and is named after PGA.exe file.

Affected Platform: Windows OS

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

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

  • Press CTRL+ALT+DEL keys to open Task Manager.
  • Go to the process tab and right-click on the PGA.exe file and open its location.

If the file is located outside C:\Windows\System32, then you should take measures to get rid of the malware.

How to remove PGA.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 PGA.exe malware using CCE, 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 PGA.exe  malware from your computer including all other malwares!

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Malware Entries

First Seen: 12 June 2009 at 2:16 pm
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Malware
Name
Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
Malware Behavior
1 N/A Executable 3923ba38b05ebdd8
ecf3204f62d821e4
ccb9b81a
e19c31436180e216
0d56d15558252181
TrojWare.Win
32.Agent.~Wr
ar
No N/A N/A Internal Submission N/A
2 N/A Executable 7b19ad23c052126b
8252b211d81e590b
eac3e46a
f8bdfd8c9ad2f8a9
ad024483f9ead574
TrojWare.Win
32.Agent.~Wr
ar
No N/A N/A Internal Submission N/A
3 Setup Executable ee5ec9cffb59790d
553f5a3394ad5808
e1e37446
6223a19e77e3b9b4
f633e8863ee1cf40
ApplicUnwnt No 1.0.0.1 1.0.0.1 Internal Submission N/A
4 N/A Executable e313a918c8d1eb50
7028c1d27b449231
04980d64
6b93d9b54ee870b0
cf1a9c9f60f0bca6
TrojWare.Win
32.Trojan.De
lf.ohs0
No 4.8.7.9 5.8.1.6 Internal Submission N/A
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13

Safe Entries

First Seen: 01 April 2009 at 5:53 am
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
1 N/A Executable 1991ad57515ae632
e2bc4083b24e9fa8
45a2ecb4
6aeacdd2f8e1830f
a588f99574d9f01e
No 1.1.5.0 1.1.5.0 Internal Submission
2 N/A Executable 843147f818fecf4a
82d3d785e71851a0
677077c8
d2a0016bdb22b491
4c0be1abed720a3d
No N/A N/A Internal Submission
3 N/A Executable 1991ad57515ae632
e2bc4083b24e9fa8
45a2ecb4
6aeacdd2f8e1830f
a588f99574d9f01e
No 1.1.5.0 1.1.5.0 Poland
4 N/A Executable 376cd21fc7c3d2d9
3851c70718fce5b1
47bb35c2
f9df04ce264b1b16
cf24ee1f4aee94b0
No 1.1.7.0 1.1.7.0 Internal Submission
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  • 32 items per page
 
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