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.

Step 5: It will take some time for the Comodo Internet Security to update the Virus Protection Software.

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: 08 May 2018 at 6:10 pm
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Name
Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
Malware Behavior
1 Microsoft Corporation Executable 5ab638fcf5d07b5a
8ca32bd1076eb35b
edf1b3ec
0a4fb8eb303966db
6956f52b9898287e
Virus.Win32.
Virut.CE
No 6.1.7600.1
6385
(win7_rtm.
090713-125
5)
6.1.7600.1
6385
Italy N/A
2 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
3 Microsoft Corporation Executable 543a8326b585187a
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Virus.Win32.
Virut.CE
No 6.1.7600.1
6385
(win7_rtm.
090713-125
5)
6.1.7600.1
6385
Indonesia N/A
4 Microsoft Corporation Executable 5f48d74da0e11abb
ebc1a7a9e6af761f
b45235ff
f1bac52b1559ad0f
2fc6306bebd48be9
Virus.Win32.
Virut.CE
No 6.1.7600.1
6385
(win7_rtm.
090713-125
5)
6.1.7600.1
6385
Indonesia 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 Microsoft Corporation Executable 9e0b2195cb35efa0
69e70968b8054733
4b60429c
3045293662b6602a
2ee7d754c8f1edcc
No 5.1.2600.5
512
(xpsp.0804
13-2105)
5.1.2600.5
512
10.224.25.44/32
2 ReactOS Development Team Executable 77ce26f8b6611057
34943fc83d952f37
d24dc531
db40f6257423138f
95985b5bbad812d1
No 0.4.9 0.4.9 10.108.51.116/32
3 N/A Executable 4c0bf00b64d8b63b
9a22ee82f9fec721
6b92d3e4
e634853f1b6224f3
2fc0ba1dbc7f1eb6
Yes N/A N/A 10.108.51.140/32
4 N/A Executable 14becac88c06e7f5
a02abb9a031bf8d9
9a69a2b9
12534cad927158f5
0a114a205676571b
Yes N/A N/A 10.224.27.193/32
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