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:

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

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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: 15 February 2018 at 3:08 am
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Malware
Name
Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
Malware Behavior
1 Microsoft Corporation Executable 0aa41ae86ddca454
b6d82987c7e0241c
341618f3
65ed0d302b9fc21c
416b95f65db3df2f
Virus.Win32.
Sality.gen
No 5.1.2600.5
503
(xpsp.0711
30-1425)
5.1.2600.5
503
Indonesia N/A
2 Microsoft Corporation Executable 9c026bc01040e8e5
4591daf87bc44b46
eecb58f9
ff4ff029613abb2c
86442a04a206c476
Virus.Win32.
Virut.CE
No 5.1.2600.5
512
(xpsp.0804
13-2105)
5.1.2600.5
512
156.220.114.127/32 N/A
3 Microsoft Corporation Executable 53a6bdd937d0f246
c0ad14d2ffd1369b
a982dd29
a829fad5cae99317
ab4d27e761de5af9
Virus.Win32.
Virut.CE
No 6.1.7601.1
7514
(win7sp1_r
tm.101119-
1850)
6.1.7601.1
7514
Indonesia N/A
4 Microsoft Corporation Executable 55ead44cb18181ad
b2cfba9b4d16d50e
aaf29675
a8afe6d48e0688a3
a4b4737a4a83e300
Virus.Win32.
Virut.CE
No 6.1.7601.1
7514
(win7sp1_r
tm.101119-
1850)
6.1.7601.1
7514
Morocco N/A
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Safe Entries

First Seen: 06 July 2009 at 6:47 am
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
1 N/A Executable 00960e1c349fedaa
c5bb78e628d81a68
4deca3fb
f5a0427f2c238bcf
d84c251c4e79c9a5
No N/A N/A United States
2 N/A Executable 9edb38a2366de996
c353a80ba83527d5
cffe30f9
08253bc4bce95bca
3dd7c8007c2af1d8
No N/A N/A 10.108.51.194/32
3 Microsoft Corporation Executable abb0f2ed812c1431
a73fadaae5600512
ef720eaa
69d67cdb13bf845a
d85f2626e85e0f33
No 6.3.9600.1
6384
(winblue_r
tm.130821-
1623)
6.3.9600.1
6384
10.108.51.116/32
4 Microsoft Corporation Executable 5559ae9ee2d4af45
9b3b4fba64c23a2f
001f478c
fe8fdbc9aef569f0
a87a3761ebcd80c5
No 1.0.0.1 1.0 10.0.17.146/32
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