How to Remove “dfrgfat.exe”

What is dfrgfat.exe?

dfrgfat.exe is a legitimate executable file developed by Microsoft Corporation. This process is known as Disk Defragmenter FAT File System Module and it belongs to Windows Disk Defragmenter. It is commonly stored in C:\Windows\System32.

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

Affected Platforms: Windows OS

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

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

  • Unstable internet connection
  • dfrgfat.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 dfrgfat.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:\Windows\System32, perform an antivirus scan to get rid of the malware.

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

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

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Malware Entries

First Seen: 13 October 2010 at 2:39 am
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Malware
Name
Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
Malware Behavior
1 N/A Executable 8264ed73c1b27dda
e81c957223db5a11
9686266e
ed4c007b554387bb
4340f9ac92624a2d
Win32.Neshta
.A
No N/A N/A Romania N/A
2 Microsoft Corp. and Executive Software International, Inc. Executable fed422d2ae0f238f
0f62f71f2cdd60eb
c9289068
0001755220018f63
4a91a7d543a1ecf3
MalCrypt.Ind
us!
No 5.1.2600.5
512
(xpsp.0804
13-2111)
5.1.2600.5
512
United States N/A
3 Microsoft Corp. and Executive Software International, Inc. Executable f6a70fb7f36d004e
2020b6e4c27062fe
897d24ea
1f0cf8a5b83d218d
bb28782d3270d46c
Virus.Win32.
Virut.Ce
No 5.1.2600.5
512
(xpsp.0804
13-2111)
5.1.2600.5
512
Estonia N/A
4 Microsoft Corp. and Executive Software International, Inc. Executable e9cc24583352988b
e4b1a529863a5648
7440f61d
d0a260bc42c99f51
36d003015bbd421d
Unclassified
Malware
No 5.2.3790.3
959
(srv03_sp2
_rtm.07021
6-1710)
5.2.3790.3
959
United States N/A
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Safe Entries

First Seen: 20 June 2008 at 3:00 pm
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
1 Microsoft Corp. and Executive Software International, Inc. Executable cd713ffffd1e5ef6
6135a02cf0037deb
41905014
04e20d6d69fec853
5fa57e02ba3d8e59
No 5.1.2600.5
512
(xpsp.0804
13-2111)
5.1.2600.5
512
Internal Submission
2 Microsoft Corporation und Executive Software International, Inc. Executable 84a6b9517a03a585
f7910c27da6f0ab1
3f0a39d7
a2ddc337676439d9
9ff5ab70f7e52236
No 5.1.2600.5
512
(xpsp.0804
13-2111)
5.1.2600.5
512
Internal Submission
3 ?????????? ?????????? ? Executive Software International, Inc. Executable 1f9a1868a33bef50
a49c313d21e4ad4f
8441240a
229bc87b1fe4bca7
d09e6bb4a35efc12
No 5.1.2600.2
180
(xpsp_sp2_
rtm.040803
-2158)
5.1.2600.2
180
Internal Submission
4 Microsoft Corp. and Executive Software International, Inc. Executable e452e31ab58d6399
f61790dd4350bd3a
33f0cfe5
138cf3fea845f5cc
e72020659448b737
No 5.1.2600.2
180
(xpsp_sp2_
rtm.040803
-2158)
5.1.2600.2
180
10.224.1.21/32
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