How to Remove “PMS.exe”

What is PMS.exe?

Originally developed by PS3 Media Server, PMS.exe is a legitimate file process. This process is known as PS3 Media Server and it belongs to PS3 Media Server. It is located is C:\Program Files by default.
PMS.exe virus is created when malware authors write virus files and name them after PMS.exe with an aim to spread virus on the internet.

Affected Platform: Windows OS

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

If your system is affected by PMS.exe malware, you will notice one or several of the symptoms below:

  • PMS.exe occupies an unusually large CPU memory
  • Erratic internet connection
  • Your browser is bombarded with annoying popup ads
  • Computer screen freezes
  • PC's processing speed suffers
  • You are redirected to unknown websites

To pinpoint the virus file location, take the following steps:

Step 1: Press CTRL+ALT+DEL keys at once to open Task Manager.

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

How to remove PMS.exe malware from system using Comodo Cleaning Essentials?

You can either choose to remove PMS.exe and other malwares using Comodo Antivirus, or Comodo Cleaning Essentials (CCE) – both of which are absolutely free to download! CCE is a set of computer security tools designed to help you identify and remove malwares and unsafe processes from an infected computer.

To remove malwares using CCE, take the following steps:

1. Check the system requirements and download the feature-rich CCE suite for free.

2. After installation, choose the type of scan you want to perform. CCE offers 3 scan options to get rid of malwares from a PC:

  • Smart Scan: Does a scan on critical areas of your system.
  • Full Scan: Does a complete scan of your system.
  • Custom Scan: Does a scan only on selected items.

The process to initiate the above mentioned scans are self-explanatory and thus, easy-to-use. 
Additionally, it's recommended that you approve of any updates that the CCE will prompt you about to ensure it does a better job of identifying all the latest threats.

3. Click 'Next' to view the results.
Regardless of the type of scan you choose, the results will sometimes show false positive (flagging files that are actually safe), which has to be ignored. Only select the files you want to get rid of.

4. Click 'Apply' to apply the selected operations to the threats. The selected operations will be applied.

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Malware Entries

First Seen: 20 November 2012 at 6:16 am
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Malware
Name
Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
Malware Behavior
1 N/A Executable 10b3c2d000c5da7a
125df138b90ba8b4
a7149a31
86f9dc21b0c76054
df45d72fc9834617
Unclassified
Malware
No N/A N/A Internal Submission N/A
2 Setup Executable 0b55e56a6add6b4d
d4ceff475a0018a2
03d02a5a
8300c91b40229b42
301aebc6d8859907
Application.
Win32.Agent.
~AVL
No 1.0.0.1 1.0.0.1 Internal Submission N/A
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14

Safe Entries

First Seen: 13 March 2009 at 1:06 pm
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
1 N/A Executable 320920644dcc5566
874b64808456b7cf
5964ead2
28f150897b8e4e33
fbba0d356cd9571a
No 1.0.0.0 1.0.0.0 India
2 N/A Executable 96d40a23fe8ae5fa
cb419991fe56d63c
e7d9d68d
47869358e9cc7b5e
d07227c6919c18c8
No N/A N/A 10.224.1.21/32
3 PS3 Media Server Executable 69e249c4a70bc863
37ff3af5dbe90be2
40392513
070520100459bc81
7b49ef8ef4561913
No 1.90.1 N/A 10.108.55.52/32
4 A. Brochard Executable 847dcd6e5c1e7cd4
b99f4deb5fbe88cb
53b13c86
621f6b33e12dec08
f0d1bf86dda74fce
No 1.23.0 N/A United States
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