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.
 
Website Malware Directory Resources:
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Malware Entries

First Seen: 28 July 2018 at 4:10 pm
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Malware
Name
Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
Malware Behavior
1 Microsoft Corporation Executable 5f1817873723bb3b
319c526093fa4d5c
e4927b99
c0afa192c546fc5e
adbda4846949d255
Virus.Win32.
Virut.CE
No 6.1.7600.1
6385
(win7_rtm.
090713-125
5)
6.1.7600.1
6385
Indonesia N/A
2 Microsoft Corporation Executable b83cb513d00d7734
a35c5ea5b09d97e1
1783ea9f
56e8d474a2d871c8
b18ccf1e565c3cdd
Virus.Win32.
Virut.CE
No 6.1.7600.1
6385
(win7_rtm.
090713-125
5)
6.1.7600.1
6385
Iran, Islamic Republic of N/A
3 Microsoft Corporation Executable 95c83fb5fce82283
3888e60adb20a583
51ae3016
289c0b4fcc0d301e
1cab9c9fd296d00c
Virus.Win32.
Virut.Ce
No 6.1.7600.1
6385
(win7_rtm.
090713-125
5)
6.1.7600.1
6385
New Zealand N/A
4 Microsoft Corporation Executable b5567d0fc0d5ea1c
0423c93fd3633974
ff755093
121228047d928dec
bec1e06032e735e0
Virus.Win32.
Virut.CE
No 6.1.7600.1
6385
(win7_rtm.
090713-125
5)
6.1.7600.1
6385
Indonesia N/A
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Safe Entries

First Seen: 21 August 2018 at 3:14 am
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
1 Microsoft Corporation Executable 1ebe717824764362
4950204e08706cb4
83b20448
fec9b57ca4a93faa
3227bfaa4663a5e3
No 10.0.17738
.1000
(WinBuild.
160101.080
0)
10.0.17738
.1000
Poland
2 Microsoft Corporation Executable 1959845bbcc0fe89
74fae6cfa5d32a93
35f88e95
1c8e3ca960599cd6
e5de58b9c918cdf0
No 10.0.18342
.1
(WinBuild.
160101.080
0)
10.0.18342
.1
Mexico
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