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: 07 May 2018 at 3:47 pm
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Malware
Name
Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
Malware Behavior
1 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
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 2c7dc6cef017cc75
9cafb105ab21cc52
e0d66862
cec675e77eeece7d
81a68e11dff76fbd
Virus.Win32.
Virut.CE
No 6.1.7600.1
6385
(win7_rtm.
090713-125
5)
6.1.7600.1
6385
105.105.15.3/32 N/A
4 Microsoft Corporation Executable 0bbf8fc73e88bc67
19e721fbd510f0f8
2ffaf7c7
f6891461f73a6904
b07d364760e29144
Virus.Win32.
Virut.CE
No 6.1.7600.1
6385
(win7_rtm.
090713-125
5)
6.1.7600.1
6385
United States 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
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