How to Remove “Vmnat.exe”

What is Vmnat.exe?

Vmnat.exe is a legitimate process file popularly known as VMware NAT Service. It is associated with VMware Workstation developed by VMware Player software company. It is located in C:\Windows by default. Malware programmers create files with virus scripts and name them after Vmnat.exe with an intention to spread virus on the internet.

Affected Platform: Windows OS

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

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

  • Internet connection fluctuates
  • Vmnat.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 Vmnat.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:\Windows, then you should run an antivirus scan to get rid of the malware.

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

Step 1: Download the award-winning Free Antivirus.

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 Vmnat.exe virus from your computer including all other malwares!

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Malware Entries

First Seen: 18 March 2009 at 3:40 pm
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Malware
Name
Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
Malware Behavior
1 VMware, Inc. Executable c267ed80a2cc4fd5
17792b15814f5fc5
947765af
d6ec91f5e52cfa98
c7dcc54a5f724738
Worm.Win32.M
abezat.b4
Yes 6.5.3
build-1854
04
6.5.3
build-1854
04
176.16.15.19/32 N/A
2 VMware, Inc. Executable 67dad179a6bc43dd
51a4c4dd9685c8a7
88c12a5e
4459775c029bd4a3
31090e3209508492
TrojWare.Win
32.Patched.H
N
Yes 6.5.1
build-1261
30
6.5.1
build-1261
30
10.224.1.115/32 N/A
3 VMware, Inc. Executable b38b75b7eca05d35
63829d622d37cd5b
aeda9b6b
928e6011b1fd71e4
8a5807e0b08540ed
Virus.Win32.
Virut.Ce
No 1.0.8
build-1265
38
1.0.8
build-1265
38
Korea, Republic of N/A
4 N/A Executable 2c44a87e605f9b05
28ddfbb0b0f2fd46
b495cfd0
32c28503a71fdcc3
fa0c9e6149ecc6c2
Unclassified
Malware
No N/A N/A Internal Submission N/A
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Safe Entries

First Seen: 17 June 2008 at 12:15 am
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
1 VMware, Inc. Executable c6045887710e25d6
4f0a5f7d73913530
2c4c717a
bbc9253e7f064791
f389852da6c855e5
Yes 12.0.1
build-3160
714
12.0.1
build-3160
714
10.108.17.115/32
2 VMware, Inc. Executable 7adc54c6fa7db4eb
403b81ac25f2df63
fcd469b2
709b9008bcc9e037
5d0a45b08f4c48ed
Yes 9.0.1
build-8942
47
9.0.1
build-8942
47
Internal Submission
3 VMware, Inc. Executable 7adc54c6fa7db4eb
403b81ac25f2df63
fcd469b2
709b9008bcc9e037
5d0a45b08f4c48ed
Yes 9.0.1
build-8942
47
9.0.1
build-8942
47
10.224.1.53/32
4 VMware, Inc. Executable 0a6a69246861213a
beda8d7a2956388c
aa8d4dc1
68d6b9f5c7f265da
5ec671c32c6f1294
Yes 6.5.1
build-1261
30
6.5.1
build-1261
30
United States
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