How to Remove “netmon.exe”

What is netmon.exe?

netmon.exe is a legitimate process file popularly known as NetMon Application. It is associated with Network Monitor, developed by Delphi. It is located in C:\Program Files by default. Malware programmers create files with virus scripts and name them after netmon.exe  with an intention to spread virus on the internet.

Affected Platform: Windows OS

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

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

  • Internet connection fluctuates
  • netmon.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 netmon.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 netmon.exe  malware from system using Comodo 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 netmon.exe  malware from your computer including all other malwares!

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Malware Entries

First Seen: 04 July 2008 at 10:09 pm
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Malware
Name
Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
Malware Behavior
1 N/A Executable ef95ca5d10765ffd
52a47beff6ba81bb
df46fd82
fc5f7f5e1147a26c
d24cec65ea410330
TrojWare.Win
32.Trojan.Bu
zus.awee0
No N/A N/A Internal Submission N/A
2 Smart System,Inc. Executable 3f4ef0139e52f10f
a7878ecf812cd5a2
c8fd040e
0afd4f9efea9840c
e38bbb7169ace465
Unclassified
Malware
No 6, 2, 14,
15
6, 2, 14,
15
Internal Submission N/A
3 N/A Executable 2c61238f706f95c5
d7325979c22964f4
97c1557c
aab3a56f2111fc27
408c9664521cdc49
Unclassified
Malware
No N/A N/A Internal Submission N/A
4 Microsoft Corporation Executable 7883fa6fb6bea213
5c2ddc7b2df13892
b7acfaf4
f9ce16f8b9f737d7
6f80fb144edb1f64
Virus.Win32.
Virut.q
No 5.00.2195.
4874
5.00.2195.
4874
Canada N/A
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Safe Entries

First Seen: 11 June 2008 at 8:34 am
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
1 Kingsoft Corporation Executable 577e67707d2c1fde
0d68dcd73c038e26
70d3825d
1d534c0b14b13c5c
3c2991fbdd8435b1
Yes 3.3.0.1786 3.3.0.1786 Internal Submission
2 N/A Executable 69e45ddb0ee62e13
bbd821502be4be80
eed5d89b
8196857bc3a6a97f
1a742dac89fbb6c8
No N/A N/A Internal Submission
3 Kingsoft Corporation Executable e2fedf678270cd54
f1b45d23079cbd80
d7a33083
2cddae8bea2594de
d9ae9cc22cda1ed1
Yes 3.3.0.73 3.3.0.73 Internal Submission
4 PtOps Executable 0c6feadae6910fe7
816ba87ef726c06c
126c08d4
b8034a7eebc4afde
8b2b0649478a09a1
No 0.1.0.0 1.0.0.0 South Africa
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