How to Remove “IKOWIN32.EXE”

What is Ikowin32.exe?

IKowin32.exe is a legitimate file. This process is known as IIS Fortezza Setup Utility. It belongs to software Microsoft® Windows and was developed by Microsoft FrontPage. It is commonly stored in C:\Windows\System32. Malware programmers or cybercriminals write different types of malicious programs and name it as Ikowin32.exe to spread virus.

Affected Platform: Windows OS

How to check if your computer is infected with Ikowin32.exe malware?       

Each malware is different and causes unique problems to the system. You will notice one or several of the following symptoms if your system is infected with Ikowin32.exe malware:

  • Internet connection fluctuates
  • Ikowin32.exe file is taking more of your CPU memory 
  • System performance is very low
  • Browser is redirected to some strange websites
  • Interference of annoying popup ads
  • Other malwares infiltrate into the system

To further establish the malware infection, take the following steps:

  • Go to Task Manager by pressing the combination of keys ctrl+alt+del
  • Go to the process tab and right-click on the Ikowin32.exe and open the file location

If the file is located outside C:\Windows\System32, then it is likely that the system is affected with Ikowin32.exe malware.

How to remove Ikowin32.exe malware from system using Comodo Antivirus?

Ideally, replacing the existing Ikowin32.exe file on your computer with a different version procured from the internet is advisable. To remove the file using Comodo's trusted and effective antivirus software, follow the steps below:

Step 1: Download the award-winning Comodo Free Antivirus.

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

Step 3: Select Customize Configuration option and arrange installers, configuration, and file location.

Step 4: Once the Installation is Finished, 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 Ikowin32.exe malware from your computer including all other malwares!
 

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Malware Entries

First Seen: 24 July 2009 at 5:37 pm
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Malware
Name
Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
Malware Behavior
1 Fnwjwoo Famholefdun Executable c21d259f7e3b4352
09ff51f77dc5eb4b
8beaaff0
bb1c44787641a3f9
119d75f156d706f5
TrojWare.Win
32.Spy.Zbot.
~JK
No 53.26.8715 53.26.8715 United States N/A
2 Xpfjcau Mylpytydbuf Executable 4fbea2873716fae8
6312070fd42e88fb
37403fd7
3bc678bd7e126247
636610e8ecc7bc9e
TrojWare.Win
32.Trojan.Ag
ent.Gen
No 62.59.6972 62.59.6972 Internal Submission N/A
3 Qgtjcyo Purmolohput Executable 9ea6f2a75ef6b1ee
525d1da2536b5cd1
ac63f520
077ad084d84c31ca
170a4e0257a4a1a8
TrojWare.Win
32.Trojan.Ag
ent.Gen
No 15.35.2779 15.35.2779 Lithuania N/A
4 Microsoft Corporation Executable e5b885c876584ab8
7908de1748e4550b
f1336684
64f2684c31328c77
d2a1520573e18741
TrojWare.Win
32.Trojan.Ag
ent.Gen
No 5.00.2195.
6692
5.00.2195.
6692
Internal Submission N/A
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