How to Remove “ProcFeatures.exe”

What is ProcFeatures.exe?

Originally developed by Sysinternals, ProcFeatures.exe is a legitimate file process. This process is known as ProcFeatures and it belongs to Sysinternals ProcFeatures. It is located in C:\Windows\System32 by default. ProcFeatures.exe virus is created when malware authors write virus files and name them after ProcFeatures.exe with an aim to spread virus on the internet.

Affected Platform: Windows OS

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

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

  • ProcFeatures.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:\Windows\System32, you should run an antivirus scan to get rid of the malware.

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

You can either choose to remove ProcFeatures.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: 13 September 2011 at 2:14 am
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Malware
Name
Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
Malware Behavior
1 Sysinternals Executable 9bba9f8144ec89ca
1082b112e1b1b9e6
f2914e24
a7a35be99c0c276e
4e0501788d978f41
Virus.Win32.
Sality.gen
No 1.1 1.10 United States N/A
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Safe Entries

First Seen: 27 November 2008 at 12:03 pm
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
1 Sysinternals Executable 18104e5f50e7b036
9bb1b433022297ff
2b5cde61
249d587b91b3ed63
95e0b0906d1a84af
Yes 1.1 1.10 Internal Submission
2 Sysinternals Executable 18104e5f50e7b036
9bb1b433022297ff
2b5cde61
249d587b91b3ed63
95e0b0906d1a84af
Yes 1.1 1.10 10.224.1.116/32
3 Sysinternals Executable 9aec578a8f35afa6
6684cc8d56f4a888
5d77e416
81d03f1818c71a30
527cf0597ad8ac1f
No 1.1 1.10 Russian Federation
4 Sysinternals Executable 18104e5f50e7b036
9bb1b433022297ff
2b5cde61
249d587b91b3ed63
95e0b0906d1a84af
Yes 1.1 1.10 Russian Federation
Display 4 items per page
  • 4 items per page
  • 8 items per page
  • 16 items per page
  • 32 items per page
 
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