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 2e43bb3cbb76dd98
ea20caae87f19722
930f9b61
36d6b6662747a726
88e4ede91a911e0a
Virus.Win32.
Virut.CE
No 6.1.7601.1
8869
(win7sp1_g
dr.150525-
0603)
6.1.7601.1
8869
Indonesia N/A
2 Microsoft Corporation Executable ee7519cc76a531b3
b322e3adb6f163a6
65d6be18
c43557563e9d5880
524227cdf92b847c
Virus.Win32.
Virut.CE
No 6.1.7600.1
6385
(win7_rtm.
090713-125
5)
6.1.7600.1
6385
Lao People's Democratic Republic N/A
3 Microsoft Corporation Executable c3b77b2ee1e61133
bab1f1cab86d57d8
889df8e9
923ea0d3e25e7959
da502c35ec044e3e
Virus.Win32.
Virut.CE
No 6.1.7600.1
6385
(win7_rtm.
090713-125
5)
6.1.7600.1
6385
37.237.112.33/32 N/A
4 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
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Safe Entries

First Seen: 15 June 2012 at 1:11 pm
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
1 Microsoft Corporation Executable 36cfc71eff696e55
39b37342570bf817
0050a406
ae07e022055ba2d2
5bbccf9fe95237be
No 5.1.2600.0
(XPClient.
010817-114
8)
5.1.2600.0 Internal Submission
2 Microsoft Corporation Executable 0ea4e32126fbb665
5263cc4e26ba6e19
7a2a7c5c
3bbb5ff51746b7b0
35a12e7056c9f9ab
No 10.0.17758
.1
(WinBuild.
160101.080
0)
10.0.17758
.1
China
3 Microsoft Corporation Executable 3d5b9b3b3d7acf82
ab54ebfc147062ac
20d2ec2a
c462cf27d967f1f8
3407e0f4ecdd8993
No 5.1.2600.0
(XPClient.
010817-114
8)
5.1.2600.0 Internal Submission
4 Microsoft Corporation Executable 7fb17983132487d1
5f14882d09ac3ae7
e8e15fc8
f05df6c93d090534
fd7b42bee717fc87
No 10.0.17755
.1
(WinBuild.
160101.080
0)
10.0.17755
.1
Japan
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