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.

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

Step 1: Download the award-winning Free Antivirus.

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.

Step 5: It will take some time for the Comodo Internet Security to update the antivirus.

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 vshost.exe virus from your computer including all other malwares!

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Malware Entries

First Seen: 03 April 2008 at 2:56 pm
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Malware
Name
Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
Malware Behavior
1 N/A Executable 6775f2bd78c3c4ad
b819a93ff08b6db7
b4f99467
5f6474e2aaa569f8
fa46c3a69e0eba95
Unclassified
Malware
No 1, 0, 1, 6 1, 0, 1, 6 United States N/A
2 N/A Executable a7061ff56df7c497
3ff51030575b71fb
cbbf0fee
b6157dce5895ab70
6ca6b35c38c18e89
Unclassified
Malware
No 1, 1, 0, 0 1, 1, 0, 0 10.224.1.115/32 N/A
3 N/A Executable a7061ff56df7c497
3ff51030575b71fb
cbbf0fee
b6157dce5895ab70
6ca6b35c38c18e89
Unclassified
Malware
No 1, 1, 0, 0 1, 1, 0, 0 Korea, Republic of N/A
4 N/A Executable a7061ff56df7c497
3ff51030575b71fb
cbbf0fee
b6157dce5895ab70
6ca6b35c38c18e89
Unclassified
Malware
No 1, 1, 0, 0 1, 1, 0, 0 United States N/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 Inc. Executable 67dde92419e1f955
340f4b8d7dc9e82a
7921b907
e4fbaf5e3388cda9
a73b2b3313b885e8
Yes 3.7.061 3.7.061 United States
2 Check Point Software Technologies Ltd. Executable ec721e9c4a07c8d4
9ffc0ade4bba13c2
c78f3a43
5f4548dbabdf037c
e2b45122ea85666b
Yes 14.1.48.0 14.1.48.0 10.108.51.169/32
3 Zone Labs Inc. Executable 2e0e6b17af12c42f
a980bfe4c1c4c25f
01ba6913
e4449705b57483a6
cf13ce21b2be41c6
Yes 5.5.035.00
0
5.5.035.00
0
United States
4 Zone Labs Inc. Executable f0bd90f355901fe4
9c857384a65d5daa
2f956e6b
038edf306cfd5877
40e58110d6135b3d
Yes 5.1.011.00
0
5.1.011.00
0
198.20.167.84/32
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