How to Remove “vsmon.exe”

What is vsmon.exe?

vsmon.exe is a legitimate file. This process is known as TrueVector Service and belongs to software ZoneAlarm  and developed by Zone Labs.  It is commonly stored in C:\Program Files. The malware programmers or cyber criminals write the different types of malicious programs and name it as vsmon.exe  to damage the software and hardware.

Affected Platform: Windows OS

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

Malicious authors try to infect the systems with different types of malicious programs. Each form of malicious software is designed to infect the system that creates different issues and impact on the system. One can notice the following changes once the system is infected with vsmon.exe malware

  • If the internet connection fluctuation is high 
  • If the vsmon.exe file is taking more of your CPU memory 
  • If the system performance is very low
  • If the system is redirected to some strange websites 
  • If the system is getting some annoying popup ads 
  • If the system freezes quiet often
  • If it invites the other malware to infect and damage the system and exploits the same to collect the user private informaton

When one of these happens then you can be sure that your system is infected with setup.exe  malware. To confirm that go to task manager by pressing the combination of keys ctrl+alt+del and go to the process tab and right click on the vsmon.exe and open the location, if the location is subfolder C:\Program Files then the system is not affected by vsmon.exe, if the location is somewhere else then the system is affected by vsmon.exe malware.

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

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Malware Entries

First Seen: 03 April 2008 at 2:56 pm
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Name
Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
Malware Behavior
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Unclassified
Malware
No N/A N/A Internal Submission N/A
2 - Executable f873f59bcb5c8dc9
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TrojWare.Win
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No 1.00 1.00 Internal Submission N/A
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Unclassified
Malware
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Win32.Neshta
.A
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Safe Entries

First Seen: 09 June 2008 at 3:09 pm
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
1 Zone Labs, LLC Executable f930c7eb46dce9dd
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Yes 5.5.109.00
0
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0
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2 Zone Labs Inc. Executable 67dde92419e1f955
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Yes 3.7.061 3.7.061 United States
3 Zone Labs Inc. Executable c1b2e54e24e12562
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Yes 4.5.538.00
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0
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4 Zone Labs Inc. Executable 1a918db2663464c5
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Yes 4.5.594.00
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