How to Remove “dpnsvr.exe”

What is dpnsvr.exe?

dpnsvr.exe is a legitimate process file popularly known as Microsoft DirectPlay8 Server. It is associated with Windows Operating System, developed by Microsoft Corporation. It is located in C:\User Profiles by default. Malware programmers create files with virus scripts and name them after dpnsvr.exe  with an intention to spread virus on the internet.

Affected Platform: Windows OS

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

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

  • Internet connection fluctuates
  • dpnsvr.exe  takes too much CPU space
  • PC slows down significantly
  • Browser automatically redirects to some irrelevant websites
  • Unsolicited ads and popups starts appearing
  • Screen freezes constantly

Take the following steps to diagnose your PC for possible dpnsvr.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:\User Profiles, then you should run an antivirus scan to get rid of the malware.

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

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: After network detection is complete, press “Close” button for a scan window.

Step 4: 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 dpnsvr.exe  malware from your computer including all other malwares!
 

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Malware Entries

First Seen: 27 July 2018 at 1:36 pm
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Malware
Name
Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
Malware Behavior
1 Microsoft Corporation Executable a123f763bd6b5b55
157de2ea7bc28ce1
b49e67b3
bfba7666c6c2d3a0
d4b70f4c05a37cd3
Virus.Win32.
Virut.CE
No 6.1.7600.1
6385
(win7_rtm.
090713-125
5)
6.1.7600.1
6385
Nigeria N/A
2 Microsoft Corporation Executable 7db0a16810017568
3c4bd16d2f337079
ab4f0ea6
b42db21f3693f7c4
b7e836d28c98449c
Virus.Win32.
Virut.CE
No 6.1.7600.1
6385
(win7_rtm.
090713-125
5)
6.1.7600.1
6385
Algeria N/A
3 Microsoft Corporation Executable 32a903dc79e6762d
15fa62a3572d2d38
e29801fd
212732cd3758201a
f374610e98b86557
Virus.Win32.
Virut.CE
No 6.1.7600.1
6385
(win7_rtm.
090713-125
5)
6.1.7600.1
6385
Indonesia N/A
4 Microsoft Corporation Executable 21866430e53833be
be2814b00e2c79c7
d5158ba8
54c3b57504ecf6ad
74b9da066ec7c8b2
Virus.Win32.
Virut.CE
No 5.03.2600.
5512
(xpsp.0804
13-0845)
5.03.2600.
5512
197.33.205.213/32 N/A
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Safe Entries

First Seen: 14 September 2018 at 5:30 am
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
1 Microsoft Corporation Executable 4b8f3a3e28bb5505
0bd6812e38dbe210
d746b110
54b8a9706a3aa4ef
3752a94727d2a2fd
No 10.0.17755
.1
(WinBuild.
160101.080
0)
10.0.17755
.1
Japan
2 Microsoft Corporation Executable 829734bcaabb6f51
312e9548fdfc3a75
e101bf5d
e5e749aa03e2babe
3d7d2e5f42951a99
No 10.0.17755
.1
(WinBuild.
160101.080
0)
10.0.17755
.1
Japan
3 Microsoft Corporation Executable 88eeb95c2d9052da
735ab09ca6a48fa4
1bf02d23
919302f99ca014cc
f144c9162ac1deff
No 10.0.17755
.1
(WinBuild.
160101.080
0)
10.0.17755
.1
Japan
4 Microsoft Corporation Executable 840174b9666c39aa
258a80a1724faeb2
eda96159
bb212f51b3592d2e
9d1fa37ecb171307
No 10.0.17755
.1
(WinBuild.
160101.080
0)
10.0.17755
.1
Japan
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