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 55a4b488706a8072
f2fa16a803def6c0
3350263b
8a7d2f3f898f973b
53b33cc6af7e6942
Virus.Win32.
Sality.gen
No 5.1.2600.0
(xpclient.
010817-114
8)
5.1.2600.0 Brazil N/A
2 Microsoft Corporation Executable ff5c6c06e4e5ef6d
6322fccd68114e0c
14d92490
37393f8eb12dea70
3c27acb433388c55
Virus.Win32.
Virut.CE
No 5.1.2600.0
(xpclient.
010817-114
8)
5.1.2600.0 Poland N/A
3 Microsoft Corporation Executable 77ddb38cf8d01543
baf7c0d72f86ff89
c19d054a
fea1875ae917fdc2
4180d7b58530e8df
Virus.Win32.
Parite.gen
No 5.2.3790.0
(srv03_rtm
.030324-20
48)
5.2.3790.0 China N/A
4 Microsoft Corporation Executable ac9abbe4c4ddf855
ab2f08f706e978b8
e84ab534
75a16218f75760c2
55ffa4a9210416b7
Virus.Win32.
Virut.Ce
No 5.1.2600.0
(xpclient.
010817-114
8)
5.1.2600.0 Italy N/A
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Safe Entries

First Seen: 25 June 2008 at 2:33 pm
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
1 N/A Executable e846bdbd909320e7
2d96e19c9dc86f2f
6ad92500
f470bb20b2e2cdbe
2d06167e80f3f2ef
No N/A N/A United States
2 Microsoft Corporation Executable 05e5d5358c77c071
c68ace3421b4521a
0d691e68
11cebcd93c2949fa
b53c5033b713d382
No 5.1.2600.0
(xpclient.
010817-114
8)
5.1.2600.0 United States
3 Microsoft Corporation Executable 3680aabfda758498
4a35e9115c0636d0
92592ce6
6180176559b0db34
de083764728f87b5
No 6.1.7600.1
6385
(win7_rtm.
090713-125
5)
6.1.7600.1
6385
Internal Submission
4 Microsoft Corporation Executable 3680aabfda758498
4a35e9115c0636d0
92592ce6
6180176559b0db34
de083764728f87b5
No 6.1.7600.1
6385
(win7_rtm.
090713-125
5)
6.1.7600.1
6385
10.224.1.116/32
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