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 e0ed2dd3967c40ac
17d1c9dfb5ff0cfb
0b822fc5
ea9552ae0eb66192
3cf6504021665a9f
Virus.Win32.
Expiro.NB
No 5.1.2600.0
(xpclient.
010817-114
8)
5.1.2600.0 Spain N/A
3 Microsoft Corporation Executable a889247c5d7ad193
129cab7047e62f30
e08e4bbe
e947e34ec42a73bc
f82f1d03615a5409
Virus.Win32.
Virut.CE
No 5.1.2600.0
(xpclient.
010817-114
8)
5.1.2600.0 Egypt N/A
4 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
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Safe Entries

First Seen: 30 December 2009 at 12:19 am
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
1 Microsoft Corporation Executable f366b173ab3b147b
aa400ecfbd5a06f3
8b7d8808
7475b6918f07c5a3
6a1ffe70bf9ab3f0
No 6.2.9200.1
6384
(win8_rtm.
120725-124
7)
6.2.9200.1
6384
Russian Federation
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 daec8c5a2fb6ea9f
0620bb691aa80b41
a54c6227
6ee4eef6cf3d0091
cfe02c6021fc89f3
No 10.0.16232
.1000
(WinBuild.
160101.080
0)
10.0.16232
.1000
Germany
4 Microsoft Corporation Executable 3ade035011c02d02
f470bd1ae1259785
84ec678b
6174293843b9123a
c311f63b5250df4f
No 5.1.2600.0
(xpclient.
010817-114
8)
5.1.2600.0 Internal Submission
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