How to Remove “WINDOW~1.EXE”

What is WINDOW~1.EXE?

WINDOW~1.EXE is a legitimate file. This process is known as Run your favourite games in windowed borderless mode. It belongs to Windowed Borderless Gaming and was developed by GameplayCrush. It is commonly stored in C:\users\%USERNAME%\downlo~1\window~1.0\.
Malware programmers or cybercriminals write different types of malicious programs and name them as WINDOW~1.EXE to spread virus.

Affected Platform: Windows OS

How to check if your computer is infected with WINDOW~1.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 WINDOW~1.EXE malware:

  • Internet connection fluctuates
  • WINDOW~1.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 WINDOW~1.EXE and open the file location

If the file is located outside C:\users\%USERNAME%\downlo~1\window~1.0\, then it is likely that the system is affected with WINDOW~1.EXE malware.

How to remove WINDOW~1.EXE malware from system using Comodo Antivirus?

Ideally, replacing the existing WINDOW~1.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 WINDOW~1.EXE malware from your computer including all other malwares!

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Malware Entries

First Seen: 12 November 2009 at 3:30 am
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Malware
Name
Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
Malware Behavior
1 N/A Executable 05511ed94c1fda19
dbb58611020549bf
f696ebd0
2cb0eb16089c96fb
adb76109edbfa5a1
TrojWare.Win
32.TrojanDro
pper.Agent.D
T
No N/A N/A 10.108.52.92/32 N/A
2 N/A Executable 7491cf97fed1a951
b8d6fe39535f3a11
ddeddab1
7adfe1198c789267
06c7abbfbecaa315
Unclassified
Malware
No 1.0.0.0 1.0.0.0 United States N/A
3 N/A Executable 8ad2eea3abc37759
52dbab595ee6ea3b
561972c9
3b524c27c12ac1b7
772c0fc55283e567
Unclassified
Malware
No 1.0.0.0 1.0.0.0 China N/A
4 N/A Executable 0efc35935957c251
93bbe9a83ab6caa2
5a487ada
323c0fd51071400b
51eedb1be90a8188
Application.
Win32.WinLoa
der.~ER
No N/A N/A China N/A
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Safe Entries

First Seen: 10 February 2010 at 7:28 pm
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
1 Microsoft Executable 263e90b9c40f4160
331926e7638b383f
3c411052
515e518d0d3b95ef
39c93c423c1dafaa
No 1.0.0.0 1.0.0.0 United States
2 Yamicsoft Executable 4c280b577d049c00
bb09d68f3fd4f214
b635cea7
1279e38045c37b82
9ef13003dff14657
Yes 1.0.0 1.0.0 United States
3 door2windows Executable d5e8069e3923f6be
6143823c4e204d42
ae0b1579
050df45606695ca1
05efc60323c95b7e
No 4.0.0.0 4.0.0.0 United States
4 Microsoft Executable 6d9ee455376e3a67
5b388fdda7fdf36c
5f948e29
6dce12602194e359
8aebb0c9103868ac
No 1.0.0.0 1.0.0.0 United States
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