How to Remove “taskmgr.exe”

What is taskmgr.exe?

taskmgr.exe is a legitimate process file popularly known as Windows Task Manager. It belongs to Windows Operating System developed by Microsoft Corporation. It is located in C:\Windows\System32 by default. Malware programmers create files with virus scripts and name them after taskmgr.exe with an intention to spread virus on the internet.

Affected Platform: Windows OS

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

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

  • Internet connection fluctuates
  • taskmgr.exe takes too much CPU space
  • PC slows down significantly
  • Browser automatically redirects to some irrelevant websites
  • Unsolicited ads and popups starts appearing
  • Screen freezes constantly

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

Step 1: Download the award-winning Free Internet Security.

Step 2: Installation configuration frames will be displayed. Select the configuration you would like to apply.

Step 3: After network detection is complete, press “Close” button for a scan window.

Step 4: Restart your PC.

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

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

Step 8: Comodo Antivirus will remove the taskmgr.exe virus from your computer including all other malwares!

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Malware Entries

First Seen: 07 March 2011 at 7:07 am
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Malware
Name
Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
Malware Behavior
1 N/A Executable dac18f244e3d62a4
92de6a6411f446bb
1fd88996
09e9a1a07846c707
05f6aee1e1730cfd
Unclassified
Malware
No 1.0.0.0 1.0.0.0 United States N/A
2 N/A Executable 83a0c842d8f6af7f
d3f1cdbc54bfda2e
f998cbd5
caafd33f40c79413
f32b9585f94c2acb
Unclassified
Malware
No 1.00 1.00 United States N/A
3 N/A Executable 592b4c605eb0e574
000dbd93a8009f1a
a22f22d6
bf0263c7a8ea4c5c
5fe35b25cd11cfff
TrojWare.Win
32.Kryptik.Y
DL
No N/A N/A United States N/A
4 N/A Executable 88213efc3998457e
d136edda95a749d9
ed14f4c5
03f6fdec3f00a517
ee38924b7f024741
Unclassified
Malware
No 0.0.0.0 0.0.0.0 United States N/A
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Safe Entries

First Seen: 04 June 2008 at 3:45 am
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
1 Microsoft Corporation Executable 8e5d7cc92b5b1f95
14170673669a29ca
8de67db4
b4f0cc1727537edb
cc725d74045ce405
No 5.1.2600.2
180
(xpsp_sp2_
rtm.040803
-2158)
5.1.2600.2
180
United States
2 N/A Executable e45c6ee86e98281f
f59c44ecd25e5a97
e77aeab4
04bc252e7248b850
9b2b0129c2018a20
No N/A N/A United States
3 Microsoft Corporation Executable e8b4d84a28e5ea17
272416ec45726964
fdf25883
09f7401d56f2393c
6ca534ff0241a590
No 6.1.7601.1
7514
(win7sp1_r
tm.101119-
1850)
6.1.7601.1
7514
United States
4 N/A Non-executable 83f7821b97bfbaf5
a18c723175bbf168
d83185a2
d20c8353d26ca5fa
8ad7d5dcb698d6d1
No N/A N/A United States
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  • 32 items per page
 
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