How to Remove “Taskkill.exe”

What is Taskkill.exe?

Taskkill.exe is a legitimate process file popularly known as taskkill.exe. It belongs to Windows Operating System developed by Microsoft Corporation. It is located in C:\Windows\System32 by default. Malware programmers create files with virus scripts and name them after taskkill.exe with an intention to spread virus on the internet.

Affected Platform: Windows OS

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

Keep an eye for the following symptoms to see if your PC is infected with taskkill.exe malware:

  • Internet connection fluctuates
  • taskkill.exe takes too much CPU space
  • PC slows down significantly
  • Browser automatically redirects to some irrelevant websites
  • Unsolicited ads and popups starts appearing
  • Screen freezes constantly

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

Step 1: Download the award-winning Free Internet Security.

Step 2: Installation configuration frames will be displayed. Select the configuration you would like to apply.

Step 3: After network detection is complete, press “Close” button for a scan window.

Step 4: Restart your PC.

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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 the taskkill.exe virus from your computer including all other malwares!
 

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Malware Entries

First Seen: 15 February 2018 at 1:14 am
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Malware
Name
Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
Malware Behavior
1 Корпорация Майкрософт Executable e979c8060cc8ef9a
6c4d0053b12a0ee4
88281a12
b59720de7644e8a0
c46b9a70814de2c4
Virus.Win32.
Virut.Ce
No 5.1.2600.5
512
(xpsp.0804
13-2105)
5.1.2600.5
512
Russian Federation N/A
2 N/A Executable 5830e972845d09f0
1d60956c0039d1bc
978df016
0f2b768906a8eaa0
c69c5ed22662c082
Backdoor.Win
32.DarkKomet
.GH
No N/A N/A United Kingdom N/A
3 Microsoft Corporation Executable 016b36122a765dcb
19be4cf376b8285d
f3f660c7
a1ee35b63303e7d2
22f1dc5eb616b97f
Virus.Win32.
Virut.CE
No 6.1.7600.1
6385
(win7_rtm.
090713-125
5)
6.1.7600.1
6385
Iran, Islamic Republic of N/A
4 Microsoft Corporation Executable 50db8fef2a04927c
e2c9e455dd052b77
12a59302
5fe5e4166898a7ad
fd77896ccb748103
P2PWorm.Win3
2.Polip.A
No 5.1.2600.5
512
(xpsp.0804
13-2105)
5.1.2600.5
512
Europe N/A
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Safe Entries

First Seen: 08 August 2008 at 10:09 am
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
1 N/A Executable fabc7aebf75260c3
79768af5400d77d1
a120d5e5
d9768317cb1be1e3
674e6780262d81f8
No N/A N/A 10.0.17.146/32
2 ReactOS Development Team Executable 77ce26f8b6611057
34943fc83d952f37
d24dc531
db40f6257423138f
95985b5bbad812d1
No 0.4.9 0.4.9 10.108.51.116/32
3 PersoApps® Software Executable fa17c38ee85a099c
19060cf6c3d0b529
4727fd16
8cdf845a3df362ed
58e2f71529f0941b
Yes 1.1.0.26 1.1.0.26 United States
4 N/A Executable d4560ceba0863154
6639f5f1859126e1
672dc4ad
a59c7bd292482957
16584ef284df632b
No N/A N/A United States
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