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 Anti Virus will remove the powershell.exe virus from your computer including all other malwares!

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Malware Entries

First Seen: 05 April 2018 at 6:41 pm
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Malware
Name
Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
Malware Behavior
1 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
2 Microsoft Corporation Executable 36845a1d3b24a1d9
31f509f1fd8b008d
4be06d7f
478790f3d48f7cbd
441fccb21b641530
Virus.Win32.
Virut.CE
No 6.1.7600.1
6385
(win7_rtm.
090713-125
5)
6.1.7600.1
6385
Ethiopia N/A
3 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
4 Microsoft Corporation Executable 936be25aa45e3165
d41363659ef3fd87
5d7e77cc
8373629ccab27f8f
4ae17767b36a5e59
Virus.Win32.
Virut.CE
No 6.1.7600.1
6385
(win7_rtm.
090713-125
5)
6.1.7600.1
6385
102.185.36.184/32 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 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
2 Microsoft Corporation Executable e2d1c18674b019d3
23912b1f21cc6348
6a6e8f1c
5d61fa3daa9b8a98
16b0017dd0e12d4f
No 10.0.17127
.1
(WinBuild.
160101.080
0)
10.0.17127
.1
Colombia
3 Microsoft Corporation Executable 1ebe717824764362
4950204e08706cb4
83b20448
fec9b57ca4a93faa
3227bfaa4663a5e3
No 10.0.17738
.1000
(WinBuild.
160101.080
0)
10.0.17738
.1000
Poland
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