How to Remove “chkmail.exe”

What is chkmail.exe?

chkmail.exe is a legitimate process file popularly known as ChkMail. It belongs to asus ChkMail, developed by Asus, Inc. It is located in C:\Program Files by default.

Malware programmers write virus files with malicious scripts and save them as chkmail.exe with an intention to spread virus on the internet.

Affected Platforms: Windows OS

How to determine if your computer is infected with chkmail.exe malware?

Look out for these symptoms to check if your PC is infected with chkmail.exe malware:

  • Unstable internet connection
  • chkmail.exe occupies extra CPU space
  • PC processing speed slows down
  • Browser often redirects to irrelevant websites
  • Browser is bombarded with hordes of popup ads
  • Computer screen freezes repeatedly

Take the following steps to diagnose your PC for possible chkmail.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:\Program Files, perform an antivirus scan to get rid of the malware.

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

Step 1: Download our award-winning Free Antivirus

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

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Step 6: Proceed with the quick scan that automatically begins after the update.

Step 7: If threats are found during the scanning, you will be notified through an alert screen.

Step 8: Comodo Antivirus will remove chkmail.exe malware from your computer including all other malwares!

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Malware Entries

First Seen: 12 July 2009 at 7:55 pm
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Malware
Name
Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
Malware Behavior
1 asus Executable e2659baa7d3c3d64
1c3d1ab0f6612880
974ad025
e12b21ea33c5bb8c
1e9fb4c458fd1f0f
TrojWare.Win
32.TrojanDow
nloader.Bolt
olog.~JH6
No 1043, 1,
15, 5
1043, 3,
1, 15
Russian Federation N/A
2 N/A Executable 610e48dd41b7cfdf
a3d5fe786545b76d
4f67fdea
0e79af65ceeb5d0b
b57b74bfcd5c0824
Unclassified
Malware
No N/A N/A Internal Submission N/A
3 asus Executable bc050ff723240400
7d1e2d92fa034dba
09700434
a8593f063760cee5
8348f1b34baa143c
Virus.Win32.
Sality.gen
No 1043, 1,
15, 5
1043, 3,
1, 15
Turkey N/A
4 Acer Inc. Executable f2502e90fd173f4e
1517fac019f3ac37
61d3d760
9256be715f0a31a8
5d70bed148352ff1
Virus.Win32.
Sality.gen
No 1, 0, 1, 0 1, 0, 1, 0 Switzerland N/A
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Safe Entries

First Seen: 01 July 2008 at 8:27 am
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
1 Acer Inc. Executable d5108003a3430ea4
f35a628cd5d8b33e
c6f3a58b
5c3d65c2766d856d
319799f94cc0b345
No 1, 0, 1, 3 1, 0, 1, 3 Denmark
2 N/A Executable 2a2e3b7551d883c5
7435086410e28771
025a4514
ad9b0d19b3dfc911
decab50a6ef86678
No N/A N/A Internal Submission
3 Microsoft Corporation Executable b64beedee377d629
ab748ca98040380f
ef7b6289
09f3a31f5c17151b
501e68c3e8601a54
No 4.9 4.0 Internal Submission
4 ChkMail Executable 2e8873b89ac12392
941e2245fed4ff7c
45225c4a
69ffe79c939378ed
fa4684b05ef95cd9
No 2.0.0.9 2.0.0.9 United States
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