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: 11 May 2011 at 7:01 pm
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Malware
Name
Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
Malware Behavior
1 Microsoft Corporation Executable 2a348afe03a39578
5b2888d672871101
b5c97b64
3dbb7fe61a6abbd1
355badc1fe03e224
EmailWorm.Wi
n32.Runonce.
~v001
Yes 14.0.4734.
1000
14.0.4734.
1000
103.255.5.111/32 N/A
2 Microsoft Corporation Executable fb05123afe2b3efc
95747ada6e61f277
24cb67e3
31defbdcbf66949c
b5c93c73e0403d0a
Virus.Win32.
Sality.gen
No 12.0.4518.
1014
12.0.4518.
1014
Canada N/A
3 N/A Executable 588b2466f9acc17e
c3c2327302309d39
cb1e3b6e
f064c2e20f57467a
41b8d6c5d1155b34
TrojWare.Win
32.Banbra.rh
No N/A N/A Slovakia N/A
4 Microsoft Corporation Executable 4a5ea18d28fe733d
333c282efb665a6d
8430b51e
aed383ee242cb6d6
70d7ec672f7fa534
EmailWorm.Wi
n32.Runonce.
~v001
Yes 12.0.6775.
5000
12.0.6775.
5000
105.112.17.108/32 N/A
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Safe Entries

First Seen: 31 August 2008 at 2:20 pm
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
1 Microsoft Corporation Executable a8b5cdc9ad9df110
3a9d8ed48ed6a7e8
9e56365f
b77fb2db51f7ca34
711b58ba5ee28596
Yes 11.0.8335 11.0.8335 United Kingdom
2 Microsoft Corporation Executable a8b5cdc9ad9df110
3a9d8ed48ed6a7e8
9e56365f
b77fb2db51f7ca34
711b58ba5ee28596
Yes 11.0.8335 11.0.8335 United States
3 Microsoft Corporation Executable dcd00b8835f8c2ed
18ac62739084b0ba
a5acbe0c
4cd27d872d637221
0512a39beaf9acfc
Yes 11.0.8135 11.0.8135 United States
4 Microsoft Corporation Executable 07b00752a33dd779
b954e1eb7f5616e9
0db1dc4c
cf2cbc3464cf8ad6
c3eb6b8738770c36
Yes 11.0.8318 11.0.8318 Belgium
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