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How to remove ping.exe virus on windows 32 bit


My computer is running slower than before, so I run windows task manager and found that a process called ping.exe is consuming high CPU nearly 100% and it also takes up 1200K memory or up to 93,000k memory. My computer is windows xp 32 bit version. I noticed that the command process is not running. The ping.exe is located in c:\windows\system32. There are some random popup windows indicate that “congratulations! You win a big prize!” or “warning! Your computer is infected by Trojan.32.k!”. I keep killing the ping.exe process through task manager,but after a few minutes it shows again in task manner, and then my computer running slowly.When I delete it, windows told me “You need Permission from TrustedInstaller to make changes to this application”. Is ping.exe a virus? How to remove the ping.exe virus? Please advise…


Ping.exe is generally a normal executable file in widows, this application is small and cause little system resources. If you didn’t run ping.exe by yourself, is there some other software run it? You can try start>run>Msconfig and remove all the startup programs that are useless. And restart your computer, if the ping.exe still show in task manager, we think your computer was get infected by ping.exe virus(Win32.Trojan.k). Ping.exe virus could run silently connect to the remote server and send your private information to hackers. We recommend you remove ping.exe virus at once and prevent the virus from damaging your computer further. Please do a completely scan on your computer with avast anti-malware software and delete any detected virus or Trojans. Do the virus scanning again in windows SafeMode to find all danger files that were hidden on your computer, and then run  wise pc doctor  to restore the damaged files and registry values.

How to get rid of ping.exe virus automatically?

  You will need to download and burn into CDROM several programs on clean PC or copy them to USB Disk to remove virus. Here is the instruction:

Step A: copy the below programs to USB disk (you can use an MP3 player) or Burn them to CD:

  1. Avast Pro Antispyware software(free of charge) .Please download with this Download Link.

free ping.exe virus removal

2.Wise PC Doctor:with this download link to restore damaged registry values.

remove ping.exe virus completelyStep B: Restart your computer. At this point you need to gently Press the F8 key repeatedly when you find the startup menu, Select the option “ Safe Mode with Networking” by using the arrow key, then press Enter key on your keyboard , and your computer will start into Windows Safe Mode.

Step C: Now you need to install Avast Pro Antispyware on your computer, When the program is installed, your need update its database to the latest, then reboot your computer to make the program fully functional, Go Step B to reboot your computer into Safe Mode and do a complete scan for your computer .


(1)In case you have some problems running Avast Pro Antispyware, you may rename the downloaded file name to explorer.exe or iexplore.exe. After that double click the download file and follow the install steps.

(2) Please make file extension show before renaming download file.

Step D: After finish the full scan, click “Show Results” and be sure that the important data aren’t removed and infected. Select or ignore the scan result and click “Remove Selected” button to get rid of the virus and malwares. Avast Pro Antispyware will give you a report to indicate all operations for this scan. It can be saved as you want. Restart your computer and the Avast Pro Antispyware will get rid of all virus or malwares which are detected before.

Step E: How to erase bad registry?

 Please install Wise PC Doctor the best PC cleaner can easily fix your broken registry values and restore registry values.

Why Wise PC Doctor should be used?

  As we all know, virus, Trojans and Malwares make the computer breakdown by destroying and modifying the registry values so that the computer will not run normally. After the virus, Trojans and Malwares are removed, the registry remains to be destroyed or modified, therefore the computer’s system still has some problems. That’s why you really need to fix the registry. Furthermore, some virus, Malwares and Trojans leave many dll data in the registry and this may cause damaged DLL errors and also have an effect on the computer’s system performance. In any other case Uninstall or install software may make your registry database fragmented, with corrupted, harmful and obsolete files. Do a complete scan for your computer by Wise PC Doctor at this moment.

 Step F: Run Wise PC Doctor to repair your computer:

1. Install Wise PC Doctor.  

2. Click “One-Click Fix”, do a complete scan for your computer.

3. Click “Repair All” then fix all detected problems. Following the easy steps above, your computer will run much faster than before.