How to Remove “dnsdiag.exe”

What is dnsdiag.exe?

dnsdiag.exe is a legitimate file process developed by Microsoft Corporation. This process is known as SMTP DNS Diagnostic Program and it belongs to Internet Information Service. You can locate the file in C:\Program Files.

The virus is created by malware authors and is named after dnsdiag.exe file.

Affected Platforms: Windows OS

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

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

  • Unstable internet connection
  • dnsdiag.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 dnsdiag.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 dnsdiag.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 dnsdiag.exe malware from your computer including all other malwares!

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Malware Entries

First Seen: 15 February 2011 at 12:16 am
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Malware
Name
Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
Malware Behavior
1 Microsoft Corporation Executable 9ee721af94ca0277
81d0a7da47c3c829
a20aadf7
a2321983907173c6
f92b5c1ae2ab32e5
Virus.Win32.
Sality.gen
No 6.0.3790.0
built by:
dnsrv_dev(
v-smgum)
6.0.3790.0 United Kingdom N/A
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15

Safe Entries

First Seen: 19 March 2009 at 7:32 pm
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
1 Microsoft Corporation Executable 0222a4cbb701cd88
23e4b338d0b906f2
b68f0bd9
9386228d95346353
f55b785551d4eaf1
No 6.0.3790.0
built by:
dnsrv_dev(
v-smgum)
6.0.3790.0 Internal Submission
2 Microsoft Corporation Executable 0222a4cbb701cd88
23e4b338d0b906f2
b68f0bd9
9386228d95346353
f55b785551d4eaf1
No 6.0.3790.0
built by:
dnsrv_dev(
v-smgum)
6.0.3790.0 10.224.1.117/32
3 Microsoft Corporation Executable 0222a4cbb701cd88
23e4b338d0b906f2
b68f0bd9
9386228d95346353
f55b785551d4eaf1
No 6.0.3790.0
built by:
dnsrv_dev(
v-smgum)
6.0.3790.0 10.224.1.22/32
4 N/A Non-executable e17cc71850c38881
840d41a23eafe43d
208d27e8
78f9a804146e0122
f871bc8fda17b5d3
No N/A N/A 198.20.167.84/32
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