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: 12 November 2011 at 9:21 pm
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Malware
Name
Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
Malware Behavior
1 Sysinternals - www.sysinternals.com Executable 80e74955bfb35d4c
83f785c48d2729ae
de9c3a2a
c484bda1935305eb
81c6c8f6b4a7a4e0
Virus.Win32.
Sality.gen
No 1.37 1.37 South Africa N/A
2 Sysinternals - www.sysinternals.com Executable a5f5947f54006644
b654d8ec2aa0dde5
227de9ba
ef80f437a82b2527
5c99791c6a86d9b1
Virus.Win32.
Parite.gen
Yes 1.37 1.37 Senegal N/A
3 N/A Executable 99783fc189371d3b
a7b43e7ce39d8f31
e75f78b6
7a9e9ec2ddaf40c3
7ae3abd3bf613b35
Win32.Neshta
.A
No N/A N/A Russian Federation N/A
4 N/A Executable d9be5fda0e4ecce6
634d42bd908bf306
4dc4c332
6c5d4e155a18c0b6
cbe30c64d075e88d
ApplicUnwnt No N/A N/A Turkey 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 Microsoft Executable 5f0af2f1f5facb53
68f5b923fd06a927
14b62b29
918100ad40564ac1
20ac4626371891b9
No 6.1.7600.1
6385
6.1.7600.1
6385
Internal Submission
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 e5fa60cb410962ad
572533c8701c8126
85fee0f7
d8aebb8dd5f02dab
c05ced46884c421c
Yes 2.96 2.96 10.224.1.54/32
4 N/A Executable 202966db06a39be4
f09b75d71d1cc186
f83df6d5
330bb03c9d9b575e
cc875d61fb2e20d4
No N/A N/A 104.236.253.252/32
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