How to Remove “powershell.exe”

What is powershell.exe?


powershell.exe is a product component of Windows Operating System from Microsoft Corporation, powershell.exe is a legitimate file that is also known as Windows Powershell. It's default location in the computer is C:\Windows\System32
Malware programmers create files with virus codes and name it after powershell.exe to spread malware on the internet.
 
Affected Platform: Windows OS
 

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

If your PC is infected with powershell.exe, you will either have your internet browser redirecting you involuntarily to irrelevant websites, or you will see powershell.exe taking too much CPU usage. Take the following steps to diagnose your PC for possible powershell.exe malware attack:

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

Step 2: If you notice the file located outside the file path C:\Program Files, then you should run an antivirus scan to get ride of the malware.
 
How to remove the powershell.exe file from system using Comodo Antivirus?
 
Step 1: Download and Install 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 Virus Protection Software.
 
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 powershell.exe virus from your computer including all other malwares!

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Malware Entries

First Seen: 02 February 2018 at 6:53 pm
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Malware
Name
Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
Malware Behavior
1 Microsoft Corporation Executable d8393ae7814d93b7
930782fafda3c493
1cbd90e4
58f035ca292dd749
c055b2afd41ac3e1
Virus.Win32.
Virut.CE
No 6.1.7600.1
6385
(win7_rtm.
090713-125
5)
6.1.7600.1
6385
197.32.15.247/32 N/A
2 Microsoft Corporation Executable b4b48696825d9c78
f30fa95ad1b838f5
59d85fcd
f712c539d0c30cc5
91a22e07815cc794
Virus.Win32.
Virut.CE
No 6.1.7600.1
6385
(win7_rtm.
090713-125
5)
6.1.7600.1
6385
197.210.28.197/32 N/A
3 Microsoft Corporation Executable 0af3fe33be33fdb9
b3b93ec2383d94bd
cf6d900e
bffa635ab02b5de4
191a964f9fceb6a8
Virus.Win32.
Virut.Ce
No 6.1.7600.1
6385
(win7_rtm.
090713-125
5)
6.1.7600.1
6385
Nigeria N/A
4 Microsoft Corporation Executable 48888255cf5b202c
e0498db4b2b57e46
c0a16103
09691d1b3b2075fe
006fcee89262525c
Virus.Win32.
Virut.Ce
No 6.1.7600.1
6385
(win7_rtm.
090713-125
5)
6.1.7600.1
6385
Nigeria N/A
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Safe Entries

First Seen: 08 March 2009 at 3:48 am
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
1 N/A Executable 866ec0697687a3ba
9323c4cdb53daa5e
55ac687a
92cc8268e782ec7f
35eb127b99e8e095
No N/A N/A United States
2 AutoIt Team Executable 0bb74a9d3154d126
9e5e456aa41e94b6
0f753f78
e01ced5c12390ff5
256694eda890b33a
No 3, 3, 10,
2
3, 3, 10,
2
United States
3 Microsoft Corporation Executable 243d1d198c3d3416
1914853a27507f93
fe40cafd
ebf13b240e83dc99
e0a9b46f46c9379b
No 6.0.5430.0
(winmain(w
mbla).0608
30-0208)
6.0.5430.0 United States
4 Microsoft Corporation Executable e2d1c18674b019d3
23912b1f21cc6348
6a6e8f1c
5d61fa3daa9b8a98
16b0017dd0e12d4f
No 10.0.17127
.1
(WinBuild.
160101.080
0)
10.0.17127
.1
Colombia
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