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 Srious Software Executable 46cce1fa80265b27
809b933f51b849fa
9929afde
60e3e7b53e2c3cc3
08151ec43961d99b
Unclassified
Malware
No 1, 0, 0, 1 1, 0, 0, 1 United States N/A
4 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 e5fa60cb410962ad
572533c8701c8126
85fee0f7
d8aebb8dd5f02dab
c05ced46884c421c
Yes 2.96 2.96 10.224.1.65/32
2 Sysinternals - www.sysinternals.com Executable e5fa60cb410962ad
572533c8701c8126
85fee0f7
d8aebb8dd5f02dab
c05ced46884c421c
Yes 2.96 2.96 10.224.1.54/32
3 N/A Executable 202966db06a39be4
f09b75d71d1cc186
f83df6d5
330bb03c9d9b575e
cc875d61fb2e20d4
No N/A N/A 104.236.253.252/32
4 Sysinternals - www.sysinternals.com Executable 4e5c3253a7141e74
a2be414e7477c791
3aaeba61
57aa579117042d71
56d5bb3571f72f3a
No 3.0 3.0 Internal Submission
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