How to Remove “filemon.exe”

What is filemon.exe?

filemon.exe is a legitimate process file popularly known as File System Monitor. It is associated with Sysinternals Filemon software, developed by Sysinternals. It is located in C:\Program Files by default. Malware programmers create files with virus scripts and name them after filemon.exe  with an intention to spread virus on the internet.

Affected Platform: Windows OS

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

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

  • Internet connection fluctuates
  • filemon.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 filemon.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, then you should run an antivirus scan to get rid of the malware.

How to remove filemon.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 filemon.exe  malware from your computer including all other malwares!

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Malware Entries

First Seen: 03 January 2009 at 8:43 pm
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Malware
Name
Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
Malware Behavior
1 Sysinternals Executable 642845198819d749
21bea44e7b4d151e
6f25b6d9
cf9c7060c5ddd0d2
8af51473abf0b02a
Packed.Win32
.MUPACK.~KW
No 7.03 7.03 United States N/A
2 yfy Executable 92f94e784034a312
966b352898f2899b
fa57152d
b9d62fd124984dc0
44a738ca903a6b3e
TrojWare.Win
32.Trojan.NS
PM.~gen
No 7.04 7.04 United States N/A
3 汉化:余飞雨 Executable 46d472444bf5bbf5
232c618b5d65eb6c
45ada981
a90e86e375b38d36
ddd044953c7ed0ba
TrojWare.Win
32.Trojan.NS
PM.~gen
No 7.04 7.04 United States N/A
4 汉化:余飞雨 Executable 75f7c7ebca5012c7
4bacf5ea4e1dc509
960b9bb1
0e70d39460fd7e0b
cbaaebc819807bf8
TrojWare.Win
32.Trojan.NS
PM.~gen
No 7.04 7.04 India N/A
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Safe Entries

First Seen: 01 July 2008 at 6:57 pm
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
1 Sysinternals Executable eff44747d2e02648
b7ec10974754b447
f11a231c
236ed99404cdd351
2fbca056c024ff5e
Yes 7.00 7.00 United States
2 Sysinternals Executable 92052ffc9ee44fcc
034fef4d17f4f0ef
05ea8df2
acb8afbaae044350
133070efbccb22c0
No 7.04 7.04 United States
3 Sysinternals Executable f865cfa8e5e2bc4c
70220ff168aeee20
fc70ece9
92670709b168ef58
529019854f96c274
Yes 7.04 7.04 United States
4 Sysinternals Executable 9f23d240a4a61811
0da2f0152af0251c
3d50cd16
924e181ec4f48057
7ced62c01c7992ad
No 7.04 7.04 Internal Submission
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