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 software for virus protection.
 
Step 6: Proceed with a quick virus 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!
 

Windows OS PC Security Softwares: 

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Malware Entries

First Seen: 12 December 2018 at 12:15 am
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Malware
Name
Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
Malware Behavior
1 The PHP Group Executable 6d6d94e93b31ec6d
69d25d8c60b95a89
32c7570c
fbb963466c7a1a2d
8e27786dda77b963
Virus.Win32.
Sality.gen
No 5.2.9.9 5.2.9 Romania N/A
2 The PHP Group Executable 0513341bb058d86a
7965920d73dc909b
9c8fd5c6
02131cc3c3f2df25
16065579bac5c5ae
Virus.Win32.
Ramnit.K
No 5.4.45 5.4.45 Mexico N/A
3 The PHP Group Executable 13f982929b802780
4ca22324b386fcdf
2cdf22b9
855efd16712aa043
1fcbed0914ae4aca
Virus.Win32.
Sality.gen
No 5.2.5.5 5.2.5 Poland N/A
4 The PHP Group Executable b9b21d3d6fb2e2de
433574496eb9ac66
b572ebfc
39d80b683d13996b
d25905ee8b9f6d3e
Virus.Win32.
Sality.gen
No 5.2.5.5 5.2.5 Poland N/A
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Safe Entries

First Seen: 28 November 2008 at 11:25 am
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
1 The PHP Group Executable 6a9ffd2d046d9223
f65ba3727685af6d
8b80bc29
605faeef6c8dde80
18f58e518ae637da
No 7.2.15 7.2.15 United States
2 The PHP Group Executable 080b8f6263f63dee
ff3ef351cfb9a22a
ecb030f6
3b5c0ea25e01462b
b49d09ad9be914da
No 7.2.14 7.2.14 United States
3 The PHP Group Executable 9d35d06a653ed0ff
c02f1037effb1314
4fc5295a
07c864c26885d226
ac84bb699972842e
No 7.2.14 7.2.14 United States
4 The PHP Group Executable 52f57cfbb6645259
bd483294a43ca66b
bc5ca1c6
3f557a528dad5266
fa8cb734a7083cca
No 7.2.15 7.2.15 United States
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