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: 10 May 2018 at 2:59 am
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Malware
Name
Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
Malware Behavior
1 The PHP Group Executable fc5d1e73897d596d
59fa16da663870ea
5b443224
7596c846d0fd40fb
642f0ee3afbea797
Virus.Win32.
MadAngel.n
Yes 5.3.1 5.3.1 Indonesia N/A
2 The PHP Group Executable 6a68e454105f1e40
4b4b3b494e68c99a
8e4916b0
bc7711e3fb92bd11
1f51a6a63f1c236b
Virus.Win32.
Ramnit.K
No 7.2.5 7.2.5 176.221.121.148/32 N/A
3 The PHP Group Executable 7e3040ccd62157c0
c18a9ade618ac236
431c5eb5
1a2eb134e9b197c9
b99cbb88ef5ff651
Virus.Win32.
Ramnit.K
No 5.6.8 5.6.8 197.210.55.107/32 N/A
4 N/A Executable cec92a0a373de40d
b46a916aa7dc2266
ba1e36b8
c5ff36807f454cf4
7a4b97b2946b66cf
Win32.Neshta
.A
No N/A N/A Thailand N/A
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Safe Entries

First Seen: 14 February 2009 at 5:39 pm
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
1 The PHP Group Executable 780aa7596e9d0b85
2b9e8e965cab476e
dc1569d1
d23eb166376b0d63
dfffccfcca6cd15d
No 7.2.7 7.2.7 United States
2 The PHP Group Executable 3d7f8428bbc52e5f
5fb5dc936b57c307
2e047355
a30d1538085f6fa6
3cca863c6f24cc94
No 7.2.1 7.2.1 United States
3 The PHP Group Executable 386adf17c8e20576
23d66fcdfcff5a5d
9199442b
c677d7e8f5a01166
ee9b723699efd7d5
No 7.2.6 7.2.6 10.108.51.116/32
4 The PHP Group Executable 464ba195185a632b
8e0f58bd38d7a42a
458cc5d5
218b403d69307655
a9a9c85838e2545f
No 7.2.6 7.2.6 United States
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