How to Remove “Perl.exe”

What is Perl.exe?


Perl.exe is a legitimate file. It is also called Perl Command Line Interpreter It is developed by software ActivePerl. Since it is very useful to block the spam from our inbox and it is commonly stored in C:\Program Files\Common Files. The malware programmers or cyber criminals write different types of malicious programs and name it as perl.exe to damage the software and hardware.
 
Affected Platform: Windows OS
 

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

 
The type of malware programs varies and the mode of infection also varies. Any of the following can alert you if the system is infected.  
  • If the internet connection fluctuation is high 
  • If the perl.exe file is taking more of your CPU memory 
  • If the system performance is very low
  • If the system is redirected to some strange websites 
  • If the system is getting some annoying popup ads 
To confirm that go to task manager by pressing the combination of keys ctrl+alt+del and go to the process tab  and right click on the Open.exe to check the location, if the location is C:\Program Files\Common Files, then the system is not affected by perl.exe, if the location is somewhere else then the system is affected by perl.exe malware, if this found in C:\windows\system32 then system is in high risk.
 
How to remove the perl.exe file from system using Comodo Antivirus?
 
Step 1: Download the award-winning Free Internet Security.
 
Step 2: Installation configuration frames will be displayed. Select the configuration you would like to apply.
 
Step 3: Select Customize Configuration option and arrange installers, configuration, and file location.
 
Step 4: Restart your PC.
 
Step 5: It will take some time for the Comodo Internet Security to update the antivirus.
 
Step 6: Proceed with a quick scan that automatically begins after the update.
 
Step 7: If threats are found during the scanning, you will be prompted with an alert screen.
 
Step 8: Comodo Antivirus will remove the perl.exe virus from your computer including all other malwares!
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First Seen: 10 January 2009 at 12:36 pm
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