How to Remove “PresentationHost.exe”

What is PresentationHost.exe?


PresentationHost.exe is a legitimate file. It is a process known as Windows Presentation Foundation Host. It is associated with Windows Operating System developed by Microsoft Corporation. It is commonly stored in C:\Windows\System32.  The malware programmers or cyber criminals write different types of malicious programs and name it as PresentationHost.exe to damage the software and hardware.
 
Affected Platform: Windows OS
 

How to check if your computer is infected with PresentationHost.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 PresentationHost.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 
  • If the system freezes quiet often
  • If it invites the other malware to infect and damage the system and exploits the same to collect the user private informaton
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 PresentationHost.exe and open the location, then the system is not affected by PresentationHost.exe, if the location is somewhere else then the system is affected by PresentationHost.exe malware.
 
How to remove the PresentationHost.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 PresentationHost.exe virus from your computer including all other malwares!
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