How to Remove “dkperf.exe”

What is dkperf.exe?

Originally developed by Dispeeker Corporation., dkperf.exe is a legitimate file process. This process is known as dkperf.exe and it belongs to Diskeeper Disk Defragmenter. It is located in C:\Program Files by default.

dkperf.exe virus is created when malware authors write virus files and name them after dkperf.exe with an aim to spread virus on the internet.

Affected Platforms: Windows OS

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

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

  • Unstable internet connection
  • dkperf.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 dkperf.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:\Program files, perform an antivirus scan to get rid of the malware.

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

Step 1: Download our award-winning 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: Restart your PC after the installation gets over

Step 5: Wait for Comodo Internet Security to update the antivirus.

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

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

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

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Malware Entries

First Seen: 12 September 2009 at 1:04 pm
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Malware
Name
Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
Malware Behavior
1 Diskeeper Corporation Executable 8e3da82f2800f65b
0a8d234ea4ed9493
a98c7bf5
55ec1be2b78ae409
7de189c726cec74d
Virus.Win32.
Sality.gen
No 10.0.608.0 10.0.608.0 Russian Federation N/A
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Safe Entries

First Seen: 04 June 2008 at 5:45 pm
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
1 Diskeeper Corporation Executable f9e955031e8b3b7d
0775225b0dfb9312
634b2ee5
2b19ba2fe663a1fc
2840630c05fc9783
No 13.0.835.0 13.0.835.0 Ireland
2 N/A Executable d38c7e1bd5d8a365
2a4ccd6032f304d8
f628090a
4d803c8998cd14c7
3cdb4223515a0b61
No N/A N/A United Kingdom
3 Diskeeper Corporation Executable 622c6538bbdf99ae
c2fc9d896212f0e0
6072036c
7512143a4af691ce
20bd4494d5587e2a
Yes 13.0.844.0 13.0.844.0 Internal Submission
4 Condusiv Technologies Executable 8b4bb43dff9a0091
538741f8b713572e
f7f28642
112c611c670f843e
a8ad467b17b54663
Yes 16.0.1017.
0
16.0.1017.
0
10.224.1.58/32
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