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: 10 September 2008 at 10:13 am
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Malware
Name
Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
Malware Behavior
1 Nsasoft LLC. Executable 6b4cddb34f047330
8479de0f87d65bc9
b60bf8bb
52412ea5b5d6597a
91e440e7b4bf83b5
Heur.Suspici
ous
No 2, 8, 2, 0 2, 8, 2, 0 Greece N/A
2 Nsasoft LLC. Executable 2d4a4c570042d7bd
54575833b30dc707
c4071bda
965d2b24a9fc3e88
13f98ea6181b76f3
Unclassified
Malware
No 2, 8, 0, 0 2, 8, 0, 0 Internal Submission N/A
3 Nsasoft LLC. Executable f328a974bcbb63be
b903ca0addced93c
d7d3d3ea
6c6277c5f8b7052c
f325b0abe819456f
Unclassified
Malware
No 2, 7, 5, 0 2, 7, 5, 0 Internal Submission N/A
4 Nsasoft LLC. Executable 73e481321469ed61
61f2c1aa883d30ee
311cf3ba
65c8b0cdd9963e76
1623cbd6e545a225
Unclassified
Malware
No 4, 0, 1, 0 4, 0, 1, 0 United States 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 Nsasoft LLC. Executable 219dc17edd6c258a
f0daf185aa7e56d0
cd65c8d9
5a2cfec3f18f1385
5fa1925dad6ee703
No 2, 2, 2, 0 2, 2, 2, 0 Internal Submission
2 Nsasoft LLC. Executable 4962e9603c108681
b1272714154ff044
9f6da10c
0db15d413db56d7c
e777c7bbb50ad3d2
No 2, 0, 8, 0 2, 0, 8, 0 Internal Submission
3 Nsasoft LLC. Executable 2f3d248220bf42ac
527ce6b395915487
780ae9bc
2f935c79e9a655ee
c8907d7f25670552
No 2, 9, 3, 0 2, 9, 3, 0 Internal Submission
4 Nsasoft LLC. Executable 5ab751daa0707720
9c427931c26ad3d5
78d3ece2
b661ed306b09d8a5
bbc5ed8d86372674
No 1, 3, 0, 1 1, 3, 0, 1 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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