How to Remove “systemmetrics.exe”

What is systemmetrics.exe?

systemmetrics.exe is a legitimate process file popularly known as System Metrics Gatherer. It belongs to System Metrics Gatherer, developed by Hewelett-Packard. It is located in C:\Program Files by default.

Malware programmers write virus files with malicious scripts and save them as systemmetrics.exe with an intention to spread virus on the internet.

Affected Platforms: Windows OS

How to determine if your computer is infected with systemmetrics.exe malware?

Look out for these symptoms to check if your PC is infected with systemmetrics.exe malware:

  • Unstable internet connection
  • systemmetrics.exe occupies extra CPU space
  • PC processing speed slows down
  • Browser often redirects to irrelevant websites
  • Browser is bombarded with hordes of popup ads
  • Computer screen freezes repeatedly

Take the following steps to diagnose your PC for possible systemmetrics.exe malware attack:

Step 1: Simultaneously press CTRL+ALT+DEL keys to open Task Manager.

Step 2: If you notice the file located outside C:\Program Files, perform an antivirus scan to get rid of the malware.

How to remove systemmetrics.exe malware from system using Comodo Antivirus?

Step 1: Download our award-winning Free Antivirus

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 after the installation gets over

Step 5: Wait for Comodo Internet Security to update the antivirus.

Step 6: Proceed with the quick scan that automatically begins after the update.

Step 7: If threats are found during the scanning, you will be notified through an alert screen.

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

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Malware Entries

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First Seen: 25 July 2009 at 9:11 am
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1 Hewlett-Packard Development Company, L.P. Executable a32c1541236e1ae7
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8901c8e562809ca4
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No 9.23.27.bu
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2 N/A Executable 2dd9cad4abb44386
49673197cae399a4
906db220
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No N/A N/A Internal Submission
3 N/A Executable b1375d8ba6f44cc7
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c9010e02
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8fab3e330a57e93e
No N/A N/A Internal Submission
4 Mercury Interactive Executable 2e4b65d106c2ef29
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a79d3433881e30fa
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No 6.5.22.bui
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