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.

Step 2: To start the application, double-click on the CCE.exe file.

Step 3: It then probes the antivirus to initiate a full system scan to identify and remove any existing malicious files.

Step 4: If threats are found during the scanning, you will be prompted with an alert screen.

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: 10 October 2011 at 11:02 pm
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Malware
Name
Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
Malware Behavior
1 Microsoft Corporation Executable 4ae9fb6c9443981b
22dca4cba111db04
695ca214
5f137eb34aa3034f
673c7984021a36f2
Virus.Win32.
Sality.gen
No 5.1.2600.5
512
(xpsp.0804
13-0852)
5.1.2600.5
512
Saudi Arabia N/A
2 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
3 Microsoft Corporation Executable b34a4076f98a6cec
d85b9f7fc233d2b5
e51f810d
277522f51cc22958
a481357dfa83d164
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
4 Microsoft Corporation Executable 30bd248b3c5cf2fe
b8bf17f76048064c
9cec98ac
e11b2f9bb27e69df
220efa3c2f86b109
Virus.Win32.
Virut.CE
No 5.1.2600.5
512
(xpsp.0804
13-0852)
5.1.2600.5
512
5.227.233.194/32 N/A
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