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: 07 October 2011 at 4:48 pm
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Malware
Name
Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
Malware Behavior
1 Microsoft Executable d777c903df90ec17
42cae5424e2bf6f4
db3c934a
3ed1d0829d1326b3
602adb94a47130a3
Unclassified
Malware
No 0.0.0.0 0.0.0.0 10.224.1.117/32 N/A
2 N/A Executable 2a12dc0ac16f3d12
7d868d644b40f979
0146f958
b1c022cf1760c6c5
56eae229363d6257
Unclassified
Malware
No N/A N/A Internal Submission N/A
3 B4u24DCt4WzJTN4gTdb4 Executable 87a2e7416aaad104
11b041ecb3ab67be
ffadbe91
600e8cdfdc8d0a8d
2ed313b0b1f8f14c
Unclassified
Malware
No 9, 4, 5, 2 9, 8, 0, 8 10.224.1.116/32 N/A
4 Microsoft Executable fa53dc37d60300d1
a7cfc74a152ce91b
49cf5c07
b5dd7572fa9e7f00
a5ee485e3cefb5da
Unclassified
Malware
No 0.0.0.0 0.0.0.0 Internal Submission N/A
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Safe Entries

First Seen: 17 December 2011 at 12:02 am
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
1 N/A Executable 2eecf19f9fca4810
481346db65a43bd4
5de063b5
1623603ac3f57b42
affdae3944a4602a
No 1.0.0.0 1.0.0.0 Internal Submission
2 N/A Executable 25c0b954a6a01f94
6aff61063bf135df
c0e50e00
ff851806f29a072a
039fb09664638229
No 1.0.0.0 1.0.0.0 Internal Submission
3 MVINFOLTEC Executable 68804126cb7cf7d8
703ba1212d91b5e3
45728859
c76106f24a29cda6
edf0b0d23018f777
No 1.0.0.0 1.0.0.0 Internal Submission
4 N/A Executable bb6e2d1b13c9beac
198d886f610d5888
6c8f9f82
83e3b9f69bef7bee
5c57d371a4cfc24c
No 1.0.0.0 1.0.0.0 Internal Submission
Display 4 items per page
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