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: 15 February 2018 at 1:47 pm
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Malware
Name
Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
Malware Behavior
1 Microsoft Corporation Executable 7f68df9edb7dee32
9a75d09b32cb31e7
bed5a853
7baf368ece5fc78b
bd25827dbc3ae957
Virus.Win32.
Virut.CE
No 5.1.2600.5
512
(xpsp.0804
13-2105)
5.1.2600.5
512
Egypt N/A
2 Microsoft Corporation Executable d905b7e3a5ead6e7
2933a7ae39125bcb
6dedc4f3
cd4e1db17c7105ca
e1b10d0bf4013d71
Virus.Win32.
Virut.CE
No 5.1.2600.5
512
(xpsp.0804
13-2105)
5.1.2600.5
512
197.38.155.43/32 N/A
3 Корпорация Майкрософт Executable 74f0adb27b30c2a7
e8fed66cc0fae75c
4598baf2
79995d02369a19fe
ef1aa4db2b07641e
Virus.Win32.
Virut.Ce
No 5.1.2600.5
512
(xpsp.0804
13-2105)
5.1.2600.5
512
Russian Federation N/A
4 Microsoft Corporation Executable 81bdae94ac3589b5
955b69410d33d699
17aef0dc
c8c42b3a6830d8b8
4300409b0af85117
Virus.Win32.
Virut.CE
No 5.1.2600.5
512
(xpsp.0804
13-2105)
5.1.2600.5
512
197.33.140.231/32 N/A
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Safe Entries

First Seen: 17 January 2009 at 8:24 am
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
1 N/A Executable cb8ecf1bed009081
e6a7bdb32dd30e01
8c6f8eb8
c325d3f6e6a90865
2926fd3938dd0484
No N/A N/A United States
2 ReactOS Development Team Executable f84d600a1104b267
ab12859ceeef2bd3
6d15a106
34dba0a55397b6db
912e7490f278e84e
No 0.4.9 0.4.9 10.108.51.116/32
3 ReactOS Development Team Executable 957407c52d020887
62cb8559228aaf1b
b1edbaef
0ec0ae8811f19ead
6177433437bcdbc3
No 0.4.8 0.4.8 10.108.51.194/32
4 ReactOS Development Team Executable 957407c52d020887
62cb8559228aaf1b
b1edbaef
0ec0ae8811f19ead
6177433437bcdbc3
No 0.4.8 0.4.8 United States
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