How to Remove “Psinfo.exe”

What is Psinfo.exe?

Psinfo.exe is a legitimate process file popularly known as Sysinternals PsInfo. It belongs to Sysinternals PsInfo, developed by Sysinternals. It is located in C:\Windows\System32 by default.
Malware programmers write virus files with malicious scripts and save them as Psinfo.exe with an intention to spread virus on the internet.

Affected Platforms: Windows OS

How to determine if your computer is infected with Psinfo.exe malware?

Look out for these symptoms to check if your PC is infected with Psinfo.exe malware:

  • Unstable internet connection
  • Psinfo.exe occupies extra CPU space
  • PC processing speed slows down
  • Browser often redirects to irrelevant websites
  • Browser is bombarded with hordes of popup ads
  • Computer screen freezes repeatedly

Take the following steps to diagnose your PC for possible Psinfo.exe malware attack:

Step 1: Simultaneously press CTRL+ALT+DEL keys to open Task Manager.

Step 2: If you notice the file located outside C:\Window\System32, perform an antivirus scan to get rid of the malware.

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

Step 1: Download our award-winning 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: Restart your PC after the installation gets over.

Step 5: Wait for Comodo Internet Security to update the antivirus.

Step 6: Proceed with the quick scan that automatically begins after the update.

Step 7: If threats are found during the scanning, you will be notified through an alert screen.

Step 8: Comodo Antivirus will remove Psinfo.exe malware from your computer including all other malwares!

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Malware Entries

First Seen: 09 October 2008 at 6:34 am
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Malware
Name
Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
Malware Behavior
1 Sysinternals Executable 076acbd17b158dd9
0c275b42e0f36dc7
a3376aa3
4f7e9f5a628a5a8f
081b631d5c1b5506
Unclassified
Malware
No 1.34 1.34 United States N/A
2 Sysinternals - www.sysinternals.com Executable fb487fdc51ad2b52
ec757f32eb57aa1e
fa29e69d
39e92f1621bde66f
48e1c37d9d421a5c
Virus.Win32.
Sality.gen
No 1.75 1.75 United States N/A
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Safe Entries

First Seen: 09 September 2008 at 1:09 am
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
1 N/A Executable 42726d08fd81b177
81021d12cf88aee2
fe469de3
302c1e3f91c4db7a
ef55c75b2b91a32c
No N/A N/A China
2 Sysinternals - www.sysinternals.com Executable 9d9c742f58577c4a
bbd4f37a44f9a691
3e430959
af4ecbb4470223db
83e47a81bcc118ff
Yes 1.75 1.75 Internal Submission
3 Sysinternals - www.sysinternals.com Executable fddf011b81da0ee6
6fad2f1cdeb67e5e
eef4e142
53e433146f2060b0
1e80128652d63c36
Yes 1.77 1.77 United States
4 Sysinternals - www.sysinternals.com Executable fddf011b81da0ee6
6fad2f1cdeb67e5e
eef4e142
53e433146f2060b0
1e80128652d63c36
Yes 1.77 1.77 10.224.1.54/32
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