How to Remove “dmdiag.exe”

What is dmdiag.exe?

dmdiag.exe is a legitimate executable file developed by Microsoft Corporation. This process is known as dmdiag.exe and it belongs to Windows Operating System. It is commonly stored in C:\Program Files. Cybercriminals find a way out to mimic malicious programs in the name of dmdiag.exe to spread malware infection.

Affected Platform: Windows OS

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

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

  • Unstable internet connection
  • Browser redirects to unwanted websites
  • PC performance slows down
  • Browser is bombarded with hordes of popup ads
  • System screen freezes repeatedly

If you find any of the above mentioned symptoms, take the following steps to be sure about the malware infection:

1) Press CTRL+ALT+DEL keys to open Task Manager.

2) Go to the process tab and right-click on the dmdiag.exe file and open its location.

If the file is located outside C:\Program Files, then you should take measures to get rid of the malware.

How to remove dmdiag.exe malware from system with Comodo Cleaning Essentials?

Comodo Cleaning Essentials (CCE) incorporates antivirus software with unique features like auto-sandboxing to identify and obstruct every suspicious process running on an endpoint with a single click. To remove dmdiag.exe malware using CCE, follow the steps mentioned below:

Step 1: Download the CCE suite.

Step 2: To start the application, double-click on the CCE.exe file.

Step 3: It then probes the antivirus to initiate a full system scan to identify and remove any existing malicious files.

Step 4: If threats are found during the scanning, you will be prompted with an alert screen.

Step 5: Comodo Cleaning Essentials will remove dmdiag.exe malware from your computer including all other malwares!

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Malware Entries

First Seen: 08 November 2009 at 2:41 pm
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Name
Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
Malware Behavior
1 Microsoft Corporation Executable 517d85913a28e8e0
fab2b3a29b06dfcd
6949dc1d
1c08d0429ddbac87
cb2f19d8a32fca7c
Heur.Suspici
ous
No 5.00.2191.
1
5.00.2191.
1
United States N/A
2 Microsoft Corporation Executable 747927498e36eb72
099ec52b1c664e9f
1e9a1a2b
298c7dbc68c32dcc
ae632c3d64f14075
Virus.Win32.
Sality.gen
No 5.1.2600.0
(XPClient.
010817-114
8)
5.1.2600.0 Ukraine N/A
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Safe Entries

First Seen: 25 September 2008 at 10:24 pm
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
1 Microsoft Corporation Executable 3ace45d9e9ab4c69
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9fde5891
da04af9a99826731
df1731f5164a5e48
Yes 5.2.3790.2
425 built
by:
srv03_sp1_
qfe(xinran
w)
5.2.3790.2
425
Internal Submission
2 Microsoft Corporation Executable 04c9eda92678517d
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e8e004a1
d9a930e94d7513eb
be4df4d6d688afdb
No 5.2.3790.0
(srv03_rtm
.030324-20
48)
5.2.3790.0 Internal Submission
3 Microsoft Corporation Executable 4306635a88850063
a7858646a3014b73
a8928cc9
2f742f5b5f937003
d6b8b3591fae1bcb
No 5.00.2195.
6813
5.00.2195.
6813
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4 Microsoft Corporation Executable 51739f9df0aba0db
9db66db2aa076fd4
1f6fb68e
46bf6392d33868a8
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No 5.1.2600.0
(XPClient.
010817-114
8)
5.1.2600.0 10.224.1.116/32
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