How to Remove “xpnetdiag.exe”

What is xpnetdiag.exe?

xpnetdiag.exe is a legitimate file process developed by Microsoft Corporation. This process is known as Network Diagnostic for Windows XP and it belongs to Windows Operating System. You can locate the file in C:\Windows. The virus is created by malware authors and is named after xpnetdiag.exe file.

Affected Platform: Windows OS

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

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

  • Unstable internet connection
  • Browser redirects to unwanted websites
  • PC performance slows down
  • Browser is bombarded with hordes of popup ads
  • System screen freezes repeatedly

If you find any of the above mentioned symptoms, take the following steps to be sure about the malware infection:

  1. Press CTRL+ALT+DEL keys to open Task Manager.
  2. Go to the process tab and right-click on the xpnetdiag.exe file and open its location.

If the file is located outside C:\Windows, then you should take measures to get rid of the malware.

How to remove xpnetdiag.exe malware from system with Comodo Cleaning Essentials?

Comodo Cleaning Essentials (CCE) incorporates antivirus software with unique features like auto-sandboxing to identify and obstruct every suspicious process running on an endpoint with a single click. To remove xpnetdiag.exe malware using CCE, follow the steps mentioned below:

Step 1: Download the CCE suite.

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Step 5: Comodo Cleaning Essentials will remove xpnetdiag.exe malware from your computer including all other malwares!

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Malware Entries

First Seen: 27 November 2008 at 1:50 am
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Malware
Name
Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
Malware Behavior
1 Microsoft Corporation Executable ae6711ae628be4e7
58bdf4340e31a608
0f0951c1
f4a11ffa4023abe2
dda8f59f976db4a5
Virus.Win32.
Sality.Q
No 5.1.2600.5
512
(xpsp.0804
13-0852)
5.1.2600.5
512
Poland N/A
2 Microsoft Corporation Executable b990d3fdab97ba71
0ae60481e3215a92
252fade3
9f3c6c97b0cbad90
43cdf2692a662dfe
Virus.Win32.
Sality.gen
No 5.1.2600.5
512
(xpsp.0804
13-0852)
5.1.2600.5
512
Vietnam N/A
3 Microsoft Corporation Executable 6c456f809c49d169
3fb2ebca412f5072
677c5831
a7cb456b8492ed6d
283af8a43e6722fa
Virus.Win32.
Sality.Q
No 5.1.2600.5
512
(xpsp.0804
13-0852)
5.1.2600.5
512
Russian Federation N/A
4 Microsoft Corporation Executable 4fc3ec07b8a7e844
e654dbe2a39731cb
c81cb800
069f720b97c4c7e1
f9f876977f02a181
Virus.Win32.
Sality.gen
No 5.1.2600.5
512
(xpsp.0804
13-0852)
5.1.2600.5
512
Iran, Islamic Republic of N/A
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Safe Entries

First Seen: 24 June 2008 at 11:59 am
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
1 Microsoft Corporation Executable c97f929d01b90268
25bb628bf2a6c100
b91705fb
aac1d4ee39df138c
5d30ac5883e3b59f
No 5.1.2600.5
512
(xpsp.0804
13-0852)
5.1.2600.5
512
10.224.1.22/32
2 Microsoft Corporation Executable c97f929d01b90268
25bb628bf2a6c100
b91705fb
aac1d4ee39df138c
5d30ac5883e3b59f
No 5.1.2600.5
512
(xpsp.0804
13-0852)
5.1.2600.5
512
Finland
3 Microsoft Corporation Executable c97f929d01b90268
25bb628bf2a6c100
b91705fb
aac1d4ee39df138c
5d30ac5883e3b59f
No 5.1.2600.5
512
(xpsp.0804
13-0852)
5.1.2600.5
512
Internal Submission
4 Microsoft Corporation Executable c97f929d01b90268
25bb628bf2a6c100
b91705fb
aac1d4ee39df138c
5d30ac5883e3b59f
No 5.1.2600.5
512
(xpsp.0804
13-0852)
5.1.2600.5
512
10.224.1.117/32
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