How to Remove “progman.exe”

progman.exe is a legitimate executable file developed by Microsoft Corporation. This process is known as Program Manager and it belongs to Windows Operating System. It is commonly stored in C:\Windows\System32. Cybercriminals find a way out to mimic malicious programs in the name of progman.exe to spread the virus.

Affected Platform: Windows OS

How to detect whether your system is affected by progman.exe ?

Below are the following symptoms to check if your computer is infected by progman.exe:

  • Problem during computer startup.
  • Problem during a program startup.
  • Errors while running specific functions.
  • Damaged and missing link files.
  • Conflict in the process.
  • Missing or corruption of driver files.
  • Invalid Windows registry.
  • Hardware malfunction.

To further establish the malware attack, take the following steps:

  • Go to Task Manager by pressing the combination of keys CTRL+ALT+DEL
  • Go to the process tab and right-click on the progman.exe and open the file location

If it is located C:\Windows\System32, your PC is most likely affected with progman.exe.

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Malware Entries

First Seen: 12 July 2017 at 5:38 pm
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Malware
Name
Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
Malware Behavior
1 Microsoft Corporation Executable c16e289c1d9fa203
3bd5edae72613aca
6f1995e2
550e4677bb1a03d2
9711fe69462ec75f
Virus.Win32.
Virut.CE
No 5.1.2600.5
512
(xpsp.0804
13-2105)
5.1.2600.5
512
Indonesia N/A
2 Microsoft Corporation Executable edd2850a62c9b5cc
abae82db4e092fba
d3157c16
407eab5f504d176d
4a2b00c6a22e6d92
Virus.Win32.
Virut.CE
No 5.1.2600.5
512
(xpsp.0804
13-2105)
5.1.2600.5
512
Egypt N/A
3 Microsoft Corporation Executable 03d11d5426cf15c8
0709171a56852bb8
07b774a6
c5e19bbc5bf55f6e
6720e2bdc77ce249
Virus.Win32.
Virut.CE
No 5.1.2600.5
512
(xpsp.0804
13-2105)
5.1.2600.5
512
197.32.154.130/32 N/A
4 Microsoft Corporation Executable cc84ea8c48b9f739
9b3ba23e13bcc5b8
8dbb3957
d0b1af56c457b7d0
abb3b40ca7954cd0
Virus.Win32.
Virut.CE
No 5.1.2600.5
512
(xpsp.0804
13-2105)
5.1.2600.5
512
156.211.202.122/32 N/A
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Safe Entries

First Seen: 18 September 2008 at 1:45 pm
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
1 N/A Executable a9fc6c824aa15897
ecb1ad252954c981
98299ca5
d4258ad0fa7481c4
e53032f21209af84
No N/A N/A 10.108.52.92/32
2 ReactOS Development Team Executable 98e7b236aab7095e
9a6c64a4d7be6efb
b6454387
45a1de0a519add9e
ae9a384e00f941ec
No 0.4.6 0.4.6 United States
3 N/A Executable d8767cb8f4ba17c7
af2c38e4cfa1d8b8
155c86ce
ac9734e953660fe5
b9f6509b8577c45f
No N/A N/A United States
4 N/A Executable 2550dae8445671ec
d3c297139cdfdbf5
1f5f3dfb
87c81eaf91d06f51
30d6b21b6819e850
No N/A N/A 104.236.253.252/32
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