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: 16 June 2008 at 11:18 pm
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Malware
Name
Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
Malware Behavior
1 Nsasoft LLC. Executable bce8b145c2887ba0
1f143812a20b3c3b
d263b035
fa3f1a2e5cf5c66e
d42285a12b8a190a
Unclassified
Malware
No 3, 4, 7, 0 3, 4, 7, 0 Internal Submission N/A
2 N/A Executable 74f4b733d9142bde
dd995cf04ee17b3d
98bf3f8a
2d203e40c1c7e1f2
8db9ec0ed8334d0a
Backdoor.Win
32.DarkKomet
.GH
No N/A N/A United States N/A
3 fcportables.com Executable 77fffc22534f09e9
5a6322cf1cf3a393
d0b134d0
2c6a0781f7f18df9
8c296c6267099f4d
Backdoor.Win
32.DarkKomet
.GH
No 3, 8, 9, 0 3, 8, 9, 0 Slovakia 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: 05 August 2008 at 2:06 am
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
1 N/A Executable f8f558d69ebd1f7d
f7530f4a760ec79b
017a2090
5aa761ed895e3760
010ec103545308f3
No N/A N/A Internal Submission
2 Nsasoft LLC. Executable 060b8f8d774c03f0
bc7ca74dd7bf8679
094e4261
1ec0ebe82f1960f3
8e7016f43123bdd9
No 3, 5, 1, 0 3, 5, 1, 0 Internal Submission
3 N/A Executable 05e730519ff17988
17882db915737c1a
68a9bc9f
d4ec05fbc68afa2f
8359f61d8103132f
Yes N/A N/A United States
4 Nsasoft LLC. Executable 7e4289f98fbfc349
89d896b1b4bc2941
97f290e7
6f932a20aee540fa
87c4d8af0ad637de
No 3, 8, 1, 0 3, 8, 1, 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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