How to Remove “diskperf.exe”

What is diskperf.exe?

diskperf.exe is a legitimate process file popularly known as Disk Performance Configuration Utility. It belongs to Windows Operating System, developed by Microsoft Corporation. It is located in C:\Windows\System32 by default.

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

Affected Platforms: Windows OS

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

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

  • Unstable internet connection
  • diskperf.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 diskperf.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.

How to remove diskperf.exe malware from system using Comodo Antivirus?

Ideally, replacing the existing diskperf.exe file on your computer with a different version procured from the internet is advisable. To remove the file using Comodo's trusted and effective antivirus software, follow the steps below:

Step 1: Download the award-winning Comodo Free Antivirus.

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

Step 3: Select Customize Configuration option and arrange installers, configuration, and file location.

Step 4: Once the Installation is Finished, restart your PC.

Step 5: It will take some time for the Comodo Internet Security to update the antivirus.

Step 6: Proceed with a quick scan that automatically begins after the update.

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

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

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Malware Entries

First Seen: 27 November 2011 at 12:07 am
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Malware
Name
Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
Malware Behavior
1 Microsoft Corporation Executable aa1fdac0f57ffd32
3f07e80b0c8c15f7
59a3a69a
3a8e91f11c7bfc18
2c1a72857b71138d
Virus.Win32.
Sality.gen
No 5.1.2600.0
(XPClient.
010817-114
8)
5.1.2600.0 Egypt N/A
2 Microsoft Corporation Executable 1f284d2ff913ace9
aaefd9207fbab7b2
74ec903f
5dd543cb77d5969c
c36550e0800b931d
Virus.Win32.
Virut.Ce
No 5.1.2600.0
(XPClient.
010817-114
8)
5.1.2600.0 Estonia N/A
3 Microsoft Corporation Executable b5f47f82e8c37ef0
8aafef2dec490c35
a41285e1
3033a759d656625f
678d28fb5cc9dd04
Virus.Win32.
Virut.CE
No 6.1.7600.1
6385
(win7_rtm.
090713-125
5)
6.1.7600.1
6385
Australia N/A
4 Microsoft Corporation Executable 14a86605948488f1
7ae7375f1ce51082
301daa18
bef4be502726f33c
3b3b7b7c705224b6
Virus.Win32.
Virut.CE
No 5.1.2600.0
(XPClient.
010817-114
8)
5.1.2600.0 Bangladesh N/A
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31

Safe Entries

First Seen: 04 June 2008 at 12:54 pm
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
1 Microsoft Corporation Executable 905214eea5241e28
187dd58e60f8435b
98fe2e00
b7e43b7da8c357da
231ed62891c887b8
No 6.1.7600.1
6385
(win7_rtm.
090713-125
5)
6.1.7600.1
6385
Poland
2 Microsoft Corporation Executable 9644690e00c4d9fd
436be2e7d0b370ed
5557d7d5
316de5eae273187a
16e57f2931296079
No 6.1.7600.1
6385
(win7_rtm.
090713-125
5)
6.1.7600.1
6385
Internal Submission
3 Microsoft Corporation Executable 30a494d1f4a0fa10
0c17da4e3985b8e4
5c70bbb3
7cc013133196e3be
12423445fd3960e8
No 5.1.2600.0
(XPClient.
010817-114
8)
5.1.2600.0 Internal Submission
4 Microsoft Corporation Executable 5d2ddde04f646190
af5959c0c3b9569e
14bfc570
6eae0d36c471a19e
b45bed40b16d6c1c
No 5.1.2600.0
(XPClient.
010817-114
8)
5.1.2600.0 United States
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