How to Remove “php.exe”

What is php.exe?


php.exe is a legitimate file. It is also called PHP Thread Safe Command Line Interface and developed by the Php Group.Since it is very useful file for php developer and it is commonly stored in C:\Program Files\Common Files.  The malware programmers or cyber criminals write different types of malicious programs and name it as php.exe to damage the software and hardware.
 
Affected Platform: Windows OS
 

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

 
The type of malware programs varies and the mode of infection also varies. Any of the following can alert you if the system is infected.  
  • If the internet connection fluctuation is high 
  • If the php.exe file is taking more of your CPU memory 
  • If the system performance is very low
  • If the system is redirected to some strange websites 
  • If the system is getting some annoying popup ads 
To confirm that go to task manager by pressing the combination of keys ctrl+alt+del and go to the process tab  and right click on the Open.exe to check the location, if the location is  C:\Program Files\Common Files, then the system is not affected by php.exe, if the location is somewhere else then the system is affected by php.exe malware.
 
How to remove the php.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 php.exe virus from your computer including all other malwares!
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Malware Entries

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Safe Entries

First Seen: 08 August 2008 at 9:45 am
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1 The PHP Group Executable 62adc0df2428d2b6
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No 5.2.1.1 5.2.1 United States
2 The PHP Group Executable 7ed787c1ded68828
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No 7.1.1 7.1.1 United States
3 The PHP Group Executable 3550469c019075e1
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No 7.0.25 7.0.25 10.0.17.131/32
4 The PHP Group Executable ce81eff19025fc87
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No 5.3.13 5.3.13 United States
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