How to Remove “showperf.exe”

What is showperf.exe?

showperf.exe is a legitimate file process developed by Microsoft Corporation. This process is known as Performance Data Block Dump Utility and it belongs to Windows Operating system. You can locate the file in C:\Program Files. The virus is created by malware authors and is named after showperf.exe file.

Affected Platform: Windows OS

How to check if your computer is infected with showperf.exe malware?

Keep an eye for the following symptoms to check if your PC is infected with showperf.exe malware:

  • Unstable internet connection
  • Browser redirects to unwanted websites
  • PC performance slows down
  • Browser is bombarded with hordes of popup ads
  • System screen freezes repeatedly

If you find any of  the above mentioned symptoms, take the following steps to be sure about the malware infection:
1) Press CTRL+ALT+DEL keys to open Task Manager.
2) Go to the process tab and right-click on the showperf.exe file and open its location.

If the file is located outside C:\Program Files, then you should take measures to get rid of the malware.

How to remove showperf.exe  malware from system with Comodo Cleaning Essentials?

Comodo Cleaning Essentials (CCE) incorporates antivirus software with unique features like auto-sandboxing to identify and obstruct every suspicious process running on an endpoint with a single click. To remove showperf.exe malware using CCE, follow the steps mentioned below:

Step 1: Download the CCE suite.

Step 2: To start the application, double-click on the CCE.exe file.

Step 3: It then probes the antivirus to initiate a full system scan to identify and remove any existing malicious files.

Step 4: If threats are found during the scanning, you will be prompted with an alert screen.

Step 5: Comodo Cleaning Essentials will remove showperf.exe  malware from your computer including all other malwares!

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Malware Entries

First Seen: 16 July 2017 at 12:06 am
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Product
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653e0b2fae6c2612
Virus.Win32.
Sality.gen
No 5.1.2600.0
(xpclient.
010817-114
8)
5.1.2600.0 Ukraine N/A
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Safe Entries

First Seen: 19 July 2008 at 6:13 pm
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Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
1 Microsoft Corporation Executable 6d5ef2d537bba75c
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11adb030415f1bb9
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No 5.1.2600.0
(xpclient.
010817-114
8)
5.1.2600.0 India
3 Microsoft Corporation Executable 00779b882ea5a845
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No 5.2.3790.0
built by:
dnsrv_dev(
v-smgum)
5.2.3790.0 Poland
4 Microsoft Corporation Executable 00779b882ea5a845
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91da72bd
630f0415d263daca
4dd50e6993249516
No 5.2.3790.0
built by:
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