How to Remove “Procmon.exe”

What is Procmon.exe?

Procmon.exe is a legitimate file process developed by Sysinternals. This process is known as Process Monitor and it belongs to Sysinternals Utilities. You can locate the file in C:\Program Files. The virus is created by malware authors and is named after Procmon.exe file.

Affected Platform: Windows OS

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

Keep an eye for the following symptoms to check if your PC is infected with Procmon.exe malware:

  • Unstable internet connection
  • Browser redirects to unwanted websites
  • PC performance slows down
  • Browser is bombarded with hordes of popup ads
  • System screen freezes repeatedly

If you find any of  the above mentioned symptoms, take the following steps to be sure about the malware infection:

  • Press CTRL+ALT+DEL keys to open Task Manager.
  • Go to the process tab and right-click on the Procmon.exe file and open its location.

If the file is located outside C:\Program Files, then you should take measures to get rid of the malware.

How to remove Procmon.exe malware from system with Comodo Cleaning Essentials?

Comodo Cleaning Essentials (CCE) incorporates antivirus software with unique features like auto-sandboxing to identify and obstruct every suspicious process running on an endpoint with a single click. To remove Procmon.exe malware using CCE, follow the steps mentioned below:

Step 1: Download the CCE suite.

Step 2: To start the application, double-click on the CCE.exe file.

Step 3: It then probes the antivirus to initiate a full system scan to identify and remove any existing malicious files.

Step 4: If threats are found during the scanning, you will be prompted with an alert screen.

Step 5: Comodo Cleaning Essentials will remove Procmon.exe malware from your computer including all other malwares!

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Malware Entries

First Seen: 19 April 2010 at 5:33 am
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Malware
Name
Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
Malware Behavior
1 N/A Executable 80e74955bfb35d4c
83f785c48d2729ae
de9c3a2a
c484bda1935305eb
81c6c8f6b4a7a4e0
Virus.Win32.
Sality.gen
No N/A N/A South Africa N/A
2 N/A Executable 8fc9445a33567b42
6f7aa712ca19df39
5679ed4f
d47e1c240145645a
488262c202dc513b
TrojWare.Win
32.Trojan.Sa
sfis.~GQ
No N/A N/A 10.224.1.115/32 N/A
3 N/A Executable 99783fc189371d3b
a7b43e7ce39d8f31
e75f78b6
7a9e9ec2ddaf40c3
7ae3abd3bf613b35
Win32.Neshta
.A
No N/A N/A Russian Federation N/A
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Safe Entries

First Seen: 13 June 2008 at 12:38 am
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
1 Sysinternals - www.sysinternals.com Executable 7b01fd2635c89902
bdcc4e3af5c8894e
3bbc3426
cc81571ccc4f382c
90548e8f694023cf
Yes 2.95 2.95 10.224.1.116/32
2 Sysinternals - www.sysinternals.com Executable e5fa60cb410962ad
572533c8701c8126
85fee0f7
d8aebb8dd5f02dab
c05ced46884c421c
Yes 2.96 2.96 10.224.1.65/32
3 Sysinternals - www.sysinternals.com Executable df450c03c492026f
07ca548acdd73906
ebdd7d95
f41772ad01b1e1bc
d2a4a0e224fb6da0
Yes 2.03 2.03 Internal Submission
4 Sysinternals - www.sysinternals.com Executable e5fa60cb410962ad
572533c8701c8126
85fee0f7
d8aebb8dd5f02dab
c05ced46884c421c
Yes 2.96 2.96 10.224.1.54/32
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