How to Remove “chkntfs.exe”

What is chkntfs.exe?

chkntfs.exe is a legitimate executable file developed by Microsoft Corporation. This process is known as NTFS Volume Maintenance Utility and it belongs to Windows Operating System. It is commonly stored in C:\Program Files.

Cybercriminals find a way out to mimic malicious programs in the name of chkntfs.exe to spread malware infection.

Affected Platform: Windows OS

How to detect whether your system is affected by chkntfs.exe?

Viruses can easily affect and corrupt “.exe” files causing several system malfunctions. Below are the symptoms to check if your system is infected with the malware:

  • Problem during computer start-up.
  • Problem during program start-up.
  • Errors while running specific functions.
  • Damaged and missing link files.
  • Conflict in the process.
  • Missing or corrupted driver files.
  • Invalid Windows registry.
  • Hardware malfunction.

To further establish the infection of malware, take the following steps:

  • Go to Task Manager by pressing the combination of keys CTRL+ALT+DEL.
  • Go to the process tab and right-click on the chkntfs.exe file and open its location.

If the file is located outside C:\Program Files, then you should perform an antivirus scan to get rid of the malware infection.

How does Comodo Antivirus help you to protect your system from chkntfs.exe malware?

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Step 7: If the system is infected with chkntfs.exe malware or any other threats, you will be prompted with an alert screen upon scanning.

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

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Malware Entries

First Seen: 25 October 2011 at 6:09 pm
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Malware
Name
Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
Malware Behavior
1 Microsoft Corporation Executable 5a501d35e5b68cab
1cce69dec76236e2
835713ce
a3bd0e709e09338c
715b112f34af60bd
Virus.Win32.
Expiro.SR
No 6.1.7600.1
6385
(win7_rtm.
090713-125
5)
6.1.7600.1
6385
United States N/A
2 Microsoft Corporation Executable 4def09327ecb46af
5ac90df52cbbcd7e
6cd52982
836872f6e4548f0e
b604e95a5a447d06
Virus.Win32.
Virut.CE
No 6.1.7600.1
6385
(win7_rtm.
090713-125
5)
6.1.7600.1
6385
Morocco N/A
3 Microsoft Corporation Executable 7351124d12324ab0
0ed321419dd6579f
9d111fd8
c56d75e7a0723043
2c073c3dd791e236
Virus.Win32.
Virut.CE
No 5.1.2600.0
(xpclient.
010817-114
8)
5.1.2600.0 Egypt N/A
4 Microsoft Corporation Executable d0540784ff918497
d1e32fb77bef807e
5932cf14
d8c2a57be1e02c3e
92f7ec8350a90dd7
Virus.Win32.
Virut.CE
No 5.1.2600.0
(xpclient.
010817-114
8)
5.1.2600.0 156.220.126.105/32 N/A
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11

Safe Entries

First Seen: 05 August 2008 at 9:43 am
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
1 Microsoft Corporation Executable 28e9e697454ce8c7
32d40b8cf4a67926
44e80fcf
f7587654e61a0a01
948050aa36ab9ef1
No 4.00 4.00 United States
2 Microsoft Corporation Executable 9c8872d66b7b93ac
f876263e40e6072c
3c9ab232
f631bbc65877d807
0145b7eb94ef0dd3
No 4.00 4.00 198.20.167.84/32
3 Microsoft Corporation Executable 1b333ee8dc0e9d01
dc9cf63f88381891
a914d160
663f8e3d152e8030
32dc15949dbd6dfe
No 6.3.9600.1
6384
(winblue_r
tm.130821-
1623)
6.3.9600.1
6384
10.108.51.116/32
4 Microsoft Corporation Executable 8a347863aab759fe
0cd60e50a0336fbe
0e94242f
2030eac7888b68b6
2d06ef6c9ea70a1b
No 4.00 4.00 198.20.167.84/32
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