How to Remove “mpnotify.exe”

What is mpnotify.exe?


mpnotify.exe is a legitimate file also known as Windows NT Multiple Provider Notification Application, developed by Microsoft Corporation. It is used for running Windows NT Multiple Provider Notification Application to support certain device drivers. It is typically located in C:\WINDOWS\winsxs. Malware programmers write malicious programs and name it after mpnotify.exe with an intention to spread virus on the internet.
 
Affected Platform: Windows OS
 

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

 
If your PC is infected with mpnotify.exe malware, it will cause your PC to slow down or it will involuntarily redirect you to unknown websites. Take the following steps to diagnose your PC for possible mpnotify.exe malware:
 
Step 1: Simultaneously press CTRL+ALT+DEL keys to open Task Manager.
 
Step 2: If you notice the file located outside the file path C:\WINDOWS\winsxs, then you should run an antivirus scan to get ride of the malware.
 
How to remove the mpnotify.exe file from system using Comodo Antivirus?
 
Step 1: Download our award-winning Comodo 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.
 
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 the mpnotify.exe virus from your computer including all other malwares!
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Malware Entries

First Seen: 24 December 2011 at 9:44 pm
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Malware
Name
Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
Malware Behavior
1 Microsoft Corporation Executable e5366d77f6972b3c
4217df59aaaa266d
e7530f71
c1c53adae5857343
e87d589060718f3e
Virus.Win32.
Virut.Ce
No 6.1.7600.1
6385
(win7_rtm.
090713-125
5)
6.1.7600.1
6385
177.159.10.248/32 N/A
2 Microsoft Corporation Executable 55594309ff1ab851
bf97e06476ead479
f58ebe84
2149d036322dadc2
c55618473516d077
Virus.Win32.
Virut.CE
No 5.1.2600.0
(xpclient.
010817-114
8)
5.1.2600.0 Egypt N/A
3 Microsoft Corporation Executable 3d2e6b21583edae6
48591a5ea588ef43
38c98f5d
2f50a9d3fe5ed4f4
746f726b5b046fdc
Virus.Win32.
Virut.CE
No 5.1.2600.0
(xpclient.
010817-114
8)
5.1.2600.0 India N/A
4 Microsoft Corporation Executable 413a5ddf6969e04a
b4fc0029a7eae9e6
b59e00d3
66917848ba736e6a
d25a9bcfe8d36a02
Virus.Win32.
Virut.CE
No 5.1.2600.0
(xpclient.
010817-114
8)
5.1.2600.0 Egypt N/A
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Safe Entries

First Seen: 11 October 2008 at 8:17 pm
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
1 Microsoft Corporation Executable 1733bd976f8cc8fc
477af5ce2f9a00d1
c87cf603
9972297e611c64bd
d6a879d98676259a
No 5.1.2600.0
(xpclient.
010817-114
8)
5.1.2600.0 Argentina
2 Microsoft Corporation Executable 2df63367c5f9723d
c462d0700cb31813
75951280
893c44082c97f7ae
d3e7c180fa1f93d8
No 6.1.7600.1
6385
(win7_rtm.
090713-125
5)
6.1.7600.1
6385
Russian Federation
3 Microsoft Corporation Executable 24ba1e887be6a4b5
3325380b8acb4898
5e1a95a8
986c548f407e38d3
7336a9882fae8d57
No 5.1.2600.0
(xpclient.
010817-114
8)
5.1.2600.0 10.224.1.116/32
4 Microsoft Corporation Executable 2563cb9e0b079687
5017042cd38f3e76
f7d3c0aa
561c4bab67d104d7
80dbea9b7adedb9d
No 5.1.2600.0
(xpclient.
010817-114
8)
5.1.2600.0 Internal Submission
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