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 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
3 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
4 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
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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 94bed77539177468
ad8df36a89965728
9a9a7180
da4665b67cd5af74
90f13bd6bdb09fd5
No 5.00.2195.
6610
5.00.2195.
6610
Internal Submission
2 Microsoft Corporation Executable b9d085e57914b057
2100de75836c6cea
d892bb3f
d56614f8f98a0453
9f0f6fa4ab040a41
No 5.2.3790.3
959
(srv03_sp2
_rtm.07021
6-1710)
5.2.3790.3
959
10.224.1.115/32
3 Microsoft Corporation Executable 6d19125c9222dbf7
b34c810014b1463c
3f6c7958
f67df37aa1ebf914
d47bb7c542e2dc79
No 6.2.9200.1
6384
(win8_rtm.
120725-124
7)
6.2.9200.1
6384
Internal Submission
4 Microsoft Corporation Executable 36cfc71eff696e55
39b37342570bf817
0050a406
ae07e022055ba2d2
5bbccf9fe95237be
No 5.1.2600.0
(XPClient.
010817-114
8)
5.1.2600.0 Internal Submission
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