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: 17 May 2018 at 10:09 am
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Malware
Name
Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
Malware Behavior
1 Microsoft Corporation Executable 78585b62fbfbfb5e
17cd025fbdd33f77
ef23a5f3
d5d80216f4e218a2
4a3a73a8c28f9da7
Unclassified
Malware
No 6.1.7601.1
7514
(win7sp1_r
tm.101119-
1850)
6.1.7601.1
7514
197.34.141.106/32 N/A
2 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
3 Microsoft Corporation Executable 19d405524fab1b88
59942f3350f15c14
83d589f9
778dfe39513867a4
42c4b3b945d517e7
Virus.Win32.
Expiro.CG
No 6.1.7600.1
6385
(win7_rtm.
090713-125
5)
6.1.7600.1
6385
Europe N/A
4 Microsoft Corporation Executable 90e433b33e09360d
ade6973e76253ecc
4b781545
a83a4a1acb12adb3
82ec4f7e86d4c124
Virus.Win32.
Virut.Ce
No 6.1.7601.1
7514
(win7sp1_r
tm.101119-
1850)
6.1.7601.1
7514
154.236.177.122/32 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 3af07a3a2626e339
c24edd8ec10d0f48
ad45630c
8e2433efa4a28bcb
fc177ec45e172481
No 10.00 10.00 China
3 Microsoft Corporation Executable fb18d6ee025aeb3d
5123802dc35b1ebe
8b7403ab
6fc868cc02b36c43
20265c2071ed404b
No 4.00 4.00 United States
4 Microsoft Corporation Executable 2b7eda98af5eedae
cd1c34eb55b22e7c
f15be8b4
5e8b5abc8c071dbe
c83227cdea6ec4c9
No 10.00 10.00 Poland
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