How to Remove “devicemonitor.exe”

What is devicemonitor.exe?

devicemonitor.exe is a legitimate process file popularly known as DeviceMonitor MFC Application. It belongs to DeviceMonitor Application, developed by Lumension Security, Inc. It is located in C:\Windows\System32 by default.

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

Affected Platform: Windows OS

How to detect whether your system is affected by devicemonitor.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 startup.
  • Problem during program startup.
  • 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 devicemonitor.exe file and open its location.

If the file is located outside C:\Windows\System32, then you should perform an antivirus scan to get rid of the malware infection.

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

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Malware Entries

First Seen: 11 August 2010 at 7:46 pm
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Malware
Name
Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
Malware Behavior
1 N/A Executable 94877f8b1ce37224
8eb9ada1131add8c
5b274ff6
11b71be933267d19
1d450b0420c25174
EmailWorm.Wi
n32.Runonce.
~v001
No 1, 0, 0, 1 1, 0, 0, 1 United States N/A
2 N/A Executable 75d56fe58667b3b0
1691dadde572df5d
199881c5
bfc939c77f991a66
a6124c83d0b980be
Virus.Win32.
Sality.gen
No N/A N/A Indonesia N/A
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Safe Entries

First Seen: 18 November 2008 at 6:51 pm
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
1 N/A Executable 4fbdb063045f8b21
8e11f72c95789c27
75060407
c3b1c4f90e19de6b
6d83668a57055ac4
No 1.0.0.0 1.0.0.0 10.224.1.116/32
2 N/A Executable b50e22f0f8fd0573
d2af83b436a2af08
96cbc758
fd1eef4f080e1bd4
08f2f09f2450fa69
No 1, 0, 0, 1 1, 0, 0, 1 United States
3 NetBase Executable ed1ca299e7e4708b
bc55e93d4bd7de17
4d75bd1b
5dd8b44369b46e2d
d3c4c81b37d33529
No 1.0.6.2727
4
1.0.6.2727
4
United Kingdom
4 MiTeC Executable ecd569fa94cd52c4
d3df501bcc1d0dc7
5abae102
848c19e5e2de52dd
84db06051d32f6e5
No 1.0.0.0 1.0.0.0 Internal Submission
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