How to Remove “ProductKeyExplorer.exe”

What is ProductKeyExplorer.exe?

ProductKeyExplorer.exe is a legitimate file. This process is known as Product Key Explorer. It belongs to Product Key Software and was developed by Nsasoft US LLC. It is commonly stored in C:\Program Files. Malware programmers write different types of malicious programs and name them as ProductKeyExplorer.exe to spread virus.

Affected Platform: Windows OS

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

Each malware is different and causes unique problems to the system. You will notice one or several of the following symptoms if your system is infected with ProductKeyExplorer.exe malware:

  • Internet connection fluctuates
  • ProductKeyExplorer.exe file is taking more of your CPU memory 
  • System performance is very low
  • Browser is redirected to some strange websites
  • Interference of annoying popup ads
  • Other malwares infiltrate into the system

To further establish the malware infection, take the following steps:

  • Go to Task Manager by pressing the combination of keys ctrl+alt+del
  • Go to the process tab and right-click on the ProductKeyExplorer.exe and open the file location

If the file is located outside C:\Program Files, then it is likely that the system is affected with ProductKeyExplorer.exe malware.

How to remove ProductKeyExplorer.exe malware from system using Comodo Antivirus?

Ideally, replacing the existing ProductKeyExplorer.exe file on your computer with a different version procured from the internet is advisable. To remove the file using Comodo's trusted and effective antivirus software, follow the steps below:

Step 1: Download the award-winning Comodo Free Antivirus.

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: Once the Installation is Finished, 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 ProductKeyExplorer.exe malware from your computer including all other malwares!

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Malware Entries

First Seen: 23 December 2011 at 7:20 pm
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Malware
Name
Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
Malware Behavior
1 Nsasoft LLC. Executable abcaacd491bd2e65
9763d4cf19626a76
f4dd1089
e12fa6a25bca12ee
b3aa15dd32c1dea7
Unclassified
Malware
No 2, 9, 1, 0 2, 9, 1, 0 Internal Submission N/A
2 Nsasoft LLC. Executable 73e481321469ed61
61f2c1aa883d30ee
311cf3ba
65c8b0cdd9963e76
1623cbd6e545a225
Unclassified
Malware
No 4, 0, 1, 0 4, 0, 1, 0 United States N/A
3 Nsasoft LLC. Executable 4d4604094d1d0c4f
5d7d97b63c1ceeeb
46d1fbb6
bd30f833d02d97d9
c31fdeeba290df7a
Unclassified
Malware
No 1, 4, 0, 1 1, 4, 0, 1 Internal Submission N/A
4 N/A Executable 9294b73ff189e003
c462e959bcca87b1
d907a268
05a7e4669eb77f22
17180e229f9a152e
ApplicUnwnt No N/A N/A Ghana N/A
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Safe Entries

First Seen: 03 November 2010 at 11:57 am
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
1 Nsasoft LLC. Executable 9e5a18aabe15c49e
6a46ab4a79119390
25295ae7
32491c96a5afa5ab
07d9745b4834b052
No 3, 2, 5, 0 3, 2, 5, 0 United States
2 Nsasoft LLC. Executable 5f5c8c60d68defa6
f43bd6c06da842f2
b087fdcc
326b85fb7da9ab11
760c8b89a2c8e8ff
No 3, 3, 5, 0 3, 3, 5, 0 Internal Submission
3 Nsasoft LLC. Executable e1e6adcb3317b0fe
36ed00a4744fa358
9ded838a
8076d3275fb33537
305eccab756e9d6c
No 3, 3, 8, 0 3, 3, 8, 0 Internal Submission
4 Nsasoft LLC. Executable 3f5e6901b57089b2
aadaf90b86c6e92e
d40e2f31
b6735c1d151d649f
9bc165b0d45cb341
No 3, 3, 9, 0 3, 3, 9, 0 10.224.1.115/32
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