How to Remove “bgsmsnd.exe”

What is bgsmsnd.exe?

Originally developed by Broadgun Software, bgsmsnd.exe is a legitimate file process and also called as  pdfMachine background process that is associated with software AnyDVD.  It is located in C:\Program Files by default.

bgsmsnd.exe virus is created when malware authors write virus files and name them after bgsmsnd.exe with an aim to spread virus on the internet.

Affected Platform: Windows OS


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


If your system is affected by bgsmsnd.exe malware, you will notice one or the several below symptoms:
bgsmsnd.exe occupies an unusually large CPU memory

  • Erratic internet connection
  • Your browser is bombarded with annoying popup ads
  • Computer screen freezes
  • PC's processing speed suffers
  • You are redirected to unknown websites

To pinpoint the virus file location, take the following steps:

Step 1: Press CTRL+ALT+DEL keys at once to open Task Manager.

Step 2: If you notice the file located outside C:\Program Files you should run an antivirus scan to get rid of the malware.

How to remove bgsmsnd.exe malware from system using Comodo Cleaning Essentials?

You can either choose to remove bgsmsnd.exe and other malwares using Comodo Antivirus, or Comodo Cleaning Essentials (CCE) – both of which are absolutely free to download! CCE is a set of computer security tools designed to help you identify and remove malwares and unsafe processes from an infected computer.

To remove malwares using CCE, take the following steps:

1. Check the system requirements and download the feature-rich CCE suite for free.

2. After installation, choose the type of scan you want to perform. CCE offers 3 scan options to get rid of malwares from a PC:

  • Smart Scan: Does a scan on critical areas of your system.
  • Full Scan: Does a complete scan of your system.
  • Custom Scan: Does a scan only on selected items.

The process to initiate the above mentioned scans are self-explanatory and thus, easy-to-use. 
Additionally, it's recommended that you approve of any updates that the CCE will prompt you about to ensure it does a better job of identifying all the latest threats.

3. Click 'Next' to view the results.
Regardless of the type of scan you choose, the results will sometimes show false positive (flagging files that are actually safe), which has to be ignored. Only select the files you want to get rid of.

4. Click 'Apply' to apply the selected operations to the threats. The selected operations will be applied.

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Safe Entries

First Seen: 02 July 2008 at 9:49 am
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
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1 Broadgun Software Executable 4cad871e3d02cade
112119c76ad5effc
6f566467
c9e5dc4300929729
846fe781693fd173
Yes 1, 0, 0, 1 1, 0, 0, 1 10.224.1.62/32
2 Broadgun Software Executable e393827777c31b33
6439775efc32c8e6
b23b0be1
6a65941d73bc622d
b4eaae6a00aae660
Yes 1, 0, 0, 1 1, 0, 0, 1 Internal Submission
3 Broadgun Software Executable ca7eee15903ca6e2
6ea8abde456a3274
954e1991
9823c0678791a62e
63dff897828f222e
Yes 1, 0, 0, 1 1, 0, 0, 1 Germany
4 Broadgun Software Executable e393827777c31b33
6439775efc32c8e6
b23b0be1
6a65941d73bc622d
b4eaae6a00aae660
Yes 1, 0, 0, 1 1, 0, 0, 1 10.224.1.22/32
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