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 October 2010 at 2:24 pm
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Malware
Name
Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
Malware Behavior
1 N/A Executable d577ee4f66f6d3d9
3f881997e7ca4214
f9bb0dac
c469bf4eab96a45c
58b83207378eaae3
MalCrypt.Ind
us!
No N/A N/A Russian Federation N/A
2 N/A Executable 10b3c2d000c5da7a
125df138b90ba8b4
a7149a31
86f9dc21b0c76054
df45d72fc9834617
Unclassified
Malware
No N/A N/A Internal Submission N/A
3 lytgeygen.ru Executable f920a27dad170633
fb5e16f8ca7840e1
b137de9d
bded0c0213d5bc1e
1afba54fcdf50e10
Unclassified
Malware
No 0.01.0011 0.01.0011 Internal Submission N/A
4 Windows (R) Codename Longhorn DDK provider Executable 770c7d07d61b51ae
5c5eaa5a0ea0655b
c268dcdc
64e6aef6b8a5c823
524f61cad9bc64e8
MalCrypt.Ind
us!
No 6.0.706.17
72
6.0.706.17
72
Romania N/A
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29

Safe Entries

First Seen: 28 July 2008 at 5:13 pm
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
1 A. Brochard Executable 8d7fe27a4100c008
d636e32230879c8b
cce430bd
b64baf38f446b9f5
21d820671b42e7eb
No 1.0.0 N/A Internal Submission
2 A. Brochard Executable 92ac622dd8817efb
dd228704acdb2e03
e8881dc8
7731cc98fda18e7f
3f5125db7ef0d6fe
No 1.0.0 N/A Czech Republic
3 BMR Executable d98439087baa696e
76407bc06a85fba7
472fa734
23afa66e52380f78
5cacbd637fd23cdd
No 1.0.3.0 1.0.3.0 Serbia
4 EasySoft Executable 190b4799ea633f3b
a6eb6cb2a5ccc53c
df8fb613
9f763ca084510616
44c09406265927a4
No 3, 1, 0, 0 3.1 Internal Submission
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