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: 08 December 2011 at 4:36 am
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Malware
Name
Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
Malware Behavior
1 Oleg N. Scherbakov Executable 9d1f4c43c5821770
bdfadfd33216e830
e6613698
a483a2778f814818
9167874de06c6b3d
Unclassified
Malware
No 1, 3, 0,
1501
1, 3, 0,
1501
128.68.24.48/32 N/A
2 Nsasoft LLC. Executable abcaacd491bd2e65
9763d4cf19626a76
f4dd1089
e12fa6a25bca12ee
b3aa15dd32c1dea7
Unclassified
Malware
No 2, 9, 1, 0 2, 9, 1, 0 Internal Submission N/A
3 Nsasoft LLC. Executable 73e481321469ed61
61f2c1aa883d30ee
311cf3ba
65c8b0cdd9963e76
1623cbd6e545a225
Unclassified
Malware
No 4, 0, 1, 0 4, 0, 1, 0 United States N/A
4 Nsasoft LLC. Executable 4d4604094d1d0c4f
5d7d97b63c1ceeeb
46d1fbb6
bd30f833d02d97d9
c31fdeeba290df7a
Unclassified
Malware
No 1, 4, 0, 1 1, 4, 0, 1 Internal Submission 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 b926a810c2948654
d8312618ea243a3e
548bc454
60dde950092c7b7e
8b2dc1ef5c511a99
Yes 2, 8, 2, 0 2, 8, 2, 0 Internal Submission
3 Nsasoft LLC. Executable 17034b2569cbb27a
06499f03064ab264
6d29f9d5
ff9cf93ef0a15a66
367683e4716b4ad6
Yes 2, 8, 7, 0 2, 8, 7, 0 Internal Submission
4 Nsasoft LLC. Executable 2f3d248220bf42ac
527ce6b395915487
780ae9bc
2f935c79e9a655ee
c8907d7f25670552
No 2, 9, 3, 0 2, 9, 3, 0 Internal Submission
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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