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

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Safe Entries

First Seen: 25 June 2008 at 1:54 pm
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1 N/A Executable fabc7aebf75260c3
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No N/A N/A 10.0.17.146/32
2 Microsoft Corporation Executable afc4b8eba8c2b4a2
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No 5.1.2600.0
(XPClient.
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3 Microsoft Corporation Executable 30082a7d629c9621
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No 5.2.3790.0
(srv03_rtm
.030324-20
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5.2.3790.0 United States
4 Microsoft Corporation Executable e25df5d6638769ec
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No 5.1.2600.0
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5.1.2600.0 United States
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