How to Remove “dfrgntfs.exe”

What is dfrgntfs.exe?

dfrgntfs.exe is a legitimate process file popularly known as Disk Defragmenter NTFS Module. It is associated with Windows Disk Defragmenter application, developed by Microsoft Corporation. It is typically located in C:\Windows\System32 by default. Malware programmers create files with virus scripts and name them after dfrgntfs.exe  with an intention to spread virus on the internet.

Affected Platform: Windows OS

How to check if your computer is infected with dfrgntfs.exe malware?

Keep an eye for the following symptoms to see if your PC is infected with dfrgntfs.exe  malware:

  • Internet connection fluctuates
  • dfrgntfs.exe  takes too much CPU space
  • PC slows down significantly
  • Browser automatically redirects to some irrelevant websites
  • Unsolicited ads and popups starts appearing
  • Screen freezes constantly

Take the following steps to diagnose your PC for possible dfrgntfs.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, then you should run an antivirus scan to get rid of the malware.

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Step 2: Installation configuration frames will be displayed. Select the configuration you would like to apply.

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

Step 8: Comodo Antivirus will remove dfrgntfs.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 Microsoft Corp. i Executive Software International, Inc. Executable 574ae0ab5f1481a4
9e52589618c5cdc1
f0411e21
7f8ec65ee458f12f
eafbeadd0c8effbf
Virus.Win32.
Sality.L
No 5.1.2600.2
180
(xpsp_sp2_
rtm.040803
-2158)
5.1.2600.2
180
Poland N/A
2 Microsoft Corp. and Executive Software International, Inc. Executable e6aa016349dc64e0
a972ef94871d0552
2151b500
aa8ca76ca0c35d1d
1b0d134cb00efaaf
Virus.Win32.
Virut.CE
No 5.1.2600.5
512
(xpsp.0804
13-2111)
5.1.2600.5
512
Egypt N/A
3 Microsoft Corp. and Executive Software International, Inc. Executable 56a8fd32188553a0
173bdba550f615d4
9629d916
f6b2a1a31bdcef23
c04d18604a61a866
Virus.Win32.
Virut.CE
No 5.1.2600.5
512
(xpsp.0804
13-2111)
5.1.2600.5
512
Egypt N/A
4 Корпорация Майкрософт и Executive Software International, Inc. Executable 01c1957c5b1f1fa0
7b2023f44730092f
6cce8f80
7bba6f0762ad78b9
2f1b8a0ee70c1faa
Virus.Win32.
Parite.gen
No 5.1.2600.5
512
(xpsp.0804
13-2111)
5.1.2600.5
512
Russian Federation N/A
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Safe Entries

First Seen: 04 January 2010 at 11:03 pm
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
1 Microsoft Corp. and Executive Software International, Inc. Executable 618b73838e11ee07
6e4cf80ec9c63bb8
1dcd7714
172c73aa25c517c5
06359e8f739ab1e3
No 5.2.3790.3
959
(srv03_sp2
_rtm.07021
6-1710)
5.2.3790.3
959
Japan
2 Корпорация Майкрософт и Executive Software International, Inc. Executable 1aec2d4c6779b647
58a0534dd1730b0e
13a5916b
3db6b5e706fa8157
b5ccdea4e289a624
No 5.1.2600.2
180
(xpsp_sp2_
rtm.040803
-2158)
5.1.2600.2
180
Russian Federation
3 Executive Software International, Inc. Executable ab5d4ed944e0c6ba
a28ed6520069f3a9
88feb0a7
a5fe8667ffc5d9b0
ef0c44553b79599a
No 5.1.2600.5
512
(xpsp.0804
13-2111)
5.1.2600.5
512
Internal Submission
4 Microsoft Corp. and Executive Software International, Inc. Executable 831ea6aa77adfd3e
073d169178bf71aa
98c2995e
56f5c764c8342b49
81d84f9bc485f386
No 5.1.2600.5
512
(xpsp.0804
13-2111)
5.1.2600.5
512
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