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 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 antivirus.
 
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: 12 April 2014 at 11:53 am
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Malware
Name
Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
Malware Behavior
1 AutoIt Team Executable d50916c1a9fcd884
ee450ca65cb0c24a
8eb0521e
41d30d3336c5b670
c2cf535c201c106c
Unclassified
Malware
No 3, 3, 10,
2
3, 3, 10,
2
United States N/A
2 N/A Executable f718b0b45a7ad058
6184eaea1cbee31d
9bc27d6f
b9b078fe42bcca57
f039b2277219f330
Unclassified
Malware
No N/A N/A United States N/A
3 N/A Executable 28c7a7771a5f7c09
3bf7eb829df367af
9df335c6
d98f3977157414bb
9b41c8b8a57d0459
Unclassified
Malware
No N/A N/A United States N/A
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Safe Entries

First Seen: 13 February 2009 at 10:25 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 dd75519e86cf3899
9d81287782d2764a
0b4b2d96
896ad8a1cd7f612e
9745444b4d00b30c
No 6.0.5430.0
(winmain(w
mbla).0608
30-0134)
6.0.5430.0 United States
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