How to Remove “powerpnt.exe”

powerpnt.exe is a legitimate process file popularly known as Microsoft PowerPoint. It is associated with Microsoft Office suite, developed by Microsoft Corporation. It is located in C:\Program Files by default.

Malware programmers write virus files with malicious scripts and save them as powerpnt.exe with an intention to spread virus on the internet.

Affected Platforms: Windows OS

How to determine if your computer is infected with powerpnt.exe malware?

Look out for the these symptoms to check if your PC is infected with powerpnt.exe malware:

  • Internet connection is unstable
  • powerpnt.exe occupies extra CPU space
  • PC processing speed slows down
  • Browser often redirects to irrelevant websites
  • You get a lot of unsolicited ads and popups
  • Computer screen freezes repeatedly

Take the following steps to diagnose your PC for possible powerpnt.exe malware attack:

Step 1: Simultaneously press CTRL+ALT+DEL keys to open Task Manager.

Step 2: If you notice the file located outside C:\Program Files, perform an an antivirus scan to get rid of the malware.

How to remove powerpnt.exe malware from system using Comodo Antivirus?

Step 1: Download the award-winning Free Antivirus.

Step 2: Select the “Do not detect new networks again” option when Comodo Internet Security internal firewall activates the network detection process.

Step 3: After network detection is over, click on the “Close” button for a scan window.

Step 4: Restart your PC.

Step 5: Wait for Comodo Internet Security to update the antivirus.

Step 6: Proceed with the quick scan that automatically begins after the update.

Step 7: If threats are found during the scanning, you will be notified through an alert screen.

Step 8: Comodo Antivirus will remove powerpnt.exe malware from your computer including all other malwares!

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Malware Entries

First Seen: 26 November 2018 at 8:35 am
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Malware
Name
Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
Malware Behavior
1 Microsoft Corporation Executable 67a005cfc81d8758
b6c97e0cc54659e7
561895a3
348647fc1558b35b
2ad16d8c617b127f
Virus.Win32.
Virut.CE
Yes 16.0.9126.
2315
16.0.9126.
2315
New Zealand N/A
2 N/A Executable 5ac4f1977313f976
b51bd44fdf41bb98
d8713da2
67b812891675ecc6
34a708001ea95362
Virus.Win32.
Sality.gen
No N/A N/A India N/A
3 N/A Executable 45f9a2ea6daf0423
a6b985925c71725e
e97d43c9
148ebafd8025579d
021ae9efc17859d6
Virus.Win32.
Sality.gen
No N/A N/A India N/A
4 Microsoft Corporation Executable c9f4848d86be3a54
1dbedb511cd3236e
519aaf49
5ffa19329aab0e7a
4abfc4e9a6940267
Virus.Win32.
Virut.CE
Yes 12.0.4518.
1014
12.0.4518.
1014
197.234.221.9/32 N/A
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Safe Entries

First Seen: 01 January 2019 at 7:21 pm
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
1 Microsoft Corporation Executable e631118e77ef71e9
24f41ea9a469b0d5
cec6c9d1
814ad1954f03052d
b315f62439ca4617
Yes 15.0.5093.
1000
15.0.5093.
1000
Canada
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