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: 24 November 2011 at 4:12 am
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Malware
Name
Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
Malware Behavior
1 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
2 Microsoft Corp. and Executive Software International, Inc. Executable 3540dce5d5a14e16
a821ad323e72d0dd
15269966
7eccc25bb92240b8
f152f79917ed3861
Virus.Win32.
Virut.CE
No 5.1.2600.5
512
(xpsp.0804
13-2111)
5.1.2600.5
512
156.220.126.105/32 N/A
3 Microsoft Corp. and Executive Software International, Inc. Executable 559a0e0622b4fce5
f239b9fedf1f807f
64de6d67
5c94b51fc236da24
b8c7db8d4dc55cda
Virus.Win32.
Virut.CE
No 5.1.2600.5
512
(xpsp.0804
13-2111)
5.1.2600.5
512
197.34.10.238/32 N/A
4 Корпорация Майкрософт и Executive Software International, Inc. Executable bfb308e2d584f403
995343f09e943e6b
8a9bed1b
9dc1e3bafb1627fa
f93f91bfa60c2f93
Virus.Win32.
Expiro.nw
No 5.1.2600.2
180
(xpsp_sp2_
rtm.040803
-2158)
5.1.2600.2
180
37.204.139.89/32 N/A
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34

Safe Entries

First Seen: 24 June 2008 at 8:41 am
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
1 Microsoft Corp. és Executive Software International, Inc. Executable 4b1b27688b0a035d
48f3fa3c21c2de64
c93a3b56
4fd13133487f9cf4
53bc08f663395261
No 5.1.2600.1
106
(xpsp1.020
828-1920)
5.1.2600.1
106
10.100.130.247/32
2 Microsoft Corp. and Executive Software International, Inc. Executable c37353296030fe00
242323d62d67570d
3bcb315f
5d60d5fc841f5061
1ea9e5970943a770
No 5.1.2600.5
512
(xpsp.0804
13-2111)
5.1.2600.5
512
Internal Submission
3 Microsoft Corp. Executable 4caf543b2ccbcddf
f76254e94cfb486d
cca05a54
N/A No 6.0.6000.1
6386
(vista_rtm
.061101-22
05)
6.0.6000.1
6386
Internal Submission
4 Корпорация Майкрософт и Executive Software International, Inc. Executable 6e96d773f7807450
572608b8f7f16361
9f67606d
a72dcb29cf1b3188
03dde3ec71446d2b
No 5.1.2600.1
106
(xpsp1.020
828-1920)
5.1.2600.1
106
10.100.130.247/32
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