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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First Seen: 27 June 2008 at 9:21 am
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Digitally
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1 Microsoft Corporation Executable 230f21398cebdecc
1a91d3191cb7805f
fc6b7f38
b7d89eaeab297b6c
e505d52cb3a3892b
No 4.08.00.04
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4.08.00.04
00
United States
2 N/A Executable 866ec0697687a3ba
9323c4cdb53daa5e
55ac687a
92cc8268e782ec7f
35eb127b99e8e095
No N/A N/A 104.236.253.252/32
3 Microsoft Corporation Executable b278c878fd6db3c3
563632ed7d54c785
c0679543
162a9cbd15be74c2
6912d57b198bc9d9
No 5.3.000000
0.900
built by:
DIRECTX
5.3.000000
0.900
10.0.17.167/32
4 Microsoft Corporation Executable b278c878fd6db3c3
563632ed7d54c785
c0679543
162a9cbd15be74c2
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No 5.3.000000
0.900
built by:
DIRECTX
5.3.000000
0.900
104.236.253.252/32
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  • 32 items per page
 
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