How to Remove “perfmon.exe”

What is perfmon.exe?


A legitimate file component of Microsoft operating system, perfmon.exe is also known as Resource And Performance Moniotor. It is typically located in C:\Windows\System32.
Malware programmers create files with malicious codes and name them after perfmon.exe to spread virus on the internet.
 
Affected Platform: Windows OS
 

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

 
Your PC will slow down, your internet browser will involuntarily redirect you to irrelevant websites, or you will notice perfmon.exe taking too much CPU usage if it is infected with perfmon.exe malware. Take the following steps to diagnose your PC for possible perfmon.exe malware attack:
 
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\System32, then you should run an antivirus scan to get ride of the malware.
 
How to remove the perfmon.exe file from system using Comodo Antivirus?
 
Step 1: Download the award-winning Free Internet Security.
 
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 perfmon.exe computer virus and all other malware!
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Malware Entries

First Seen: 13 July 2017 at 6:51 pm
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Malware
Name
Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
Malware Behavior
1 Microsoft Corporation Executable 478c009ac008cca7
7332a23947b42ade
0696c807
925b903e3e0bdd22
9d90dfa9767edb62
Virus.Win32.
Virut.CE
No 5.1.2600.5
512
(xpsp.0804
13-2105)
5.1.2600.5
512
197.34.10.238/32 N/A
2 Microsoft Corporation Executable 078a3861d22e13bc
c761cefc8a93df7c
10f269f3
9a0a9d1f0677e4d8
40a0240e86a55285
Virus.Win32.
Virut.CE
No 6.1.7600.1
6385
(win7_rtm.
090713-125
5)
6.1.7600.1
6385
Europe N/A
3 Microsoft Corporation Executable 3ae8d41a51e3f469
feba45c2bc37207e
9220e33a
6d66dfbe362bb0e8
bac1b497e32a84a1
Virus.Win32.
Virut.CE
No 6.1.7601.1
7514
(win7sp1_r
tm.101119-
1850)
6.1.7601.1
7514
Morocco N/A
4 Microsoft Corporation Executable d96210b79da3fa19
8f64fb19b8d940cf
fb20e1d7
a5c18995358074a9
47889dbe7e0fea13
Win32.Jeefo.
A
No 6.3.9600.1
6384
(winblue_r
tm.130821-
1623)
6.3.9600.1
6384
37.248.214.129/32 N/A
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Safe Entries

First Seen: 06 July 2009 at 7:01 am
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
1 Microsoft Corporation Executable 1af6467871e090a4
afaf71ea05ca191d
b78edd5e
ae3b5f6e332ea896
46d5ac7b11b5e3d8
No 4.00 4.00 United States
2 Microsoft Corporation Executable dadc4ec9aa66ff1a
44c2a804a3b5ea0d
be777cc0
8f542ac831419848
d5c87b4cf52142cb
No 10.00 10.00 Finland
3 Microsoft Corporation Executable 1d409cdf7545ff50
c169a44f772f9553
daf88e7a
7bd4cf01aa3b04b2
73b3a6aec40dcdc2
No 10.00 10.00 Finland
4 Microsoft Corporation Executable 3af07a3a2626e339
c24edd8ec10d0f48
ad45630c
8e2433efa4a28bcb
fc177ec45e172481
No 10.00 10.00 China
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