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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Step 4: Restart your PC.

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Step 7: If the system is infected with progman.exe malware or any other threats, you will be prompted with an alert screen, upon scanning.

Step 8: Comodo Antivirus will remove progman.exe malware from your computer including all other malwares!

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Malware Entries

First Seen: 13 October 2010 at 2:39 am
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Malware
Name
Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
Malware Behavior
1 Microsoft Corporation Executable d973d0d2bf29ad8c
672e6f3e00a061b4
367cffeb
0fc3fb743d424d16
3c50708ccef8795d
Virus.Win32.
Virut.CE
No 5.1.2600.2
180
(xpsp_sp2_
rtm.040803
-2158)
5.1.2600.2
180
Indonesia N/A
2 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
3 Microsoft Corporation Executable 8b78436d47cd1745
6ea84ac03afffce0
6727727f
fe65ef30cb61a05f
5cb823f2b0a00420
Virus.Win32.
Virut.Ce
No 5.1.2600.5
512
(xpsp.0804
13-2105)
5.1.2600.5
512
10.224.1.116/32 N/A
4 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
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Safe Entries

First Seen: 26 June 2008 at 10:02 am
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
1 Microsoft Corporation Executable 9e1e7204748e8aa3
ab7710e57ee6298a
cb7e1e66
311d0118cb2af6dc
cee56dbd1275feb2
No 5.1.2600.2
180
(xpsp_sp2_
rtm.040803
-2158)
5.1.2600.2
180
Internal Submission
2 N/A Non-executable 855472d35a551c36
93071e89db230e33
c649284a
dcdb614f9c09a5e2
9139a6ffb8bb824e
No N/A N/A 10.224.1.115/32
3 N/A Executable 2550dae8445671ec
d3c297139cdfdbf5
1f5f3dfb
87c81eaf91d06f51
30d6b21b6819e850
No N/A N/A 104.236.253.252/32
4 Microsoft Corporation Executable 4e4df3b9df359a4f
191201f76a8a049c
57d30db1
aa524b313e5eba67
ac03703d781266b5
No 3.51 3.51 Internal Submission
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