How to Remove “WINWORD.EXE”

What is winword.exe?

winword.exe is a legitimate file. This process is known as Microsoft Office Word. It belongs to Microsoft Office and is developed by Microsoft. It is commonly stored in C:\Program Files\Microsoft Office\Office\. The malware programmers or cyber criminals write different types of malicious programs and name it as winword.exe to make damage the software and hardware.

Affected Platform: Windows OS

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

Malicious authors try to infect the systems with different types of malicious programs. Each form of malicious software is designed to infect the system that creates different issues and impact on the system. One can notice the following changes once the system is infected with winword.exe malware

  • If the internet connection fluctuation is high 
  • If the winword.exe file is taking more of your CPU memory 
  • If the system performance is very low
  • If the system is redirected to some strange websites 
  • If the system is getting some annoying popup ads 
  • If the system freezes quiet often
  • If it invites other malware to infect and damage the system and exploits the same to collect the user private informaton

When one of these happens then you can be sure that your system is infected with setup.exe  malware. To confirm that go to task manager by pressing the combination of keys ctrl+alt+del and go to the process tab and right click on the winword.exe  and open the location, if the location is subfolder C:\Program Files\Microsoft Office\Office\ files then the system is not affected by winword.exe, if the location is somewhere else then the system is affected by winword.exe malware.

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

Step 1: Download the award-winning Free Antivirus.

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

Step 3: After network detection is complete, press “Close” button for a scan window.

Step 4: Restart your PC.

Step 5: It will take some time for the Comodo Internet Security to update the virus protection software.

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 the winword.exe virus from your computer including all other malwares!
 

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Malware Entries

First Seen: 08 October 2011 at 2:49 pm
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Malware
Name
Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
Malware Behavior
1 Windows Executable ca91bdaa88423060
9e74c531c794acc4
f6787443
d6863dcc5d4d95d1
3416b746c7586877
TrojWare.Win
32.Fareit.RG
Y
No 1.09.0005 1.09.0005 154.66.35.103/32 N/A
2 Microsoft Corporation Executable a9c176315718f14a
01813be943542740
16864f7e
b0800e21143eaacf
9cd41103e1a0d8b4
EmailWorm.Wi
n32.Runonce.
~v001
Yes 14.0.4734.
1000
14.0.4734.
1000
102.250.5.28/32 N/A
3 N/A Executable b3f2987c3e503ee7
da0472e12ac1ed9f
8835e3d9
d98a94ad44dea669
1c7f272f7efff88a
Backdoor.Win
32.mIRC-base
d.k0
No N/A N/A Satellite Provider N/A
4 N/A Executable 3bc8e26cbf04db4e
c32eee2f1e2fa057
fc271056
9b6c4b96216ffb82
7664e64115674bbc
Win32.Neshta
.A
No N/A N/A 181.66.169.99/32 N/A
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Safe Entries

First Seen: 29 October 2011 at 11:22 am
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
1 N/A Executable c2e6722bbbe85051
48e36c569d2e385a
da002484
4f7cdf2132c91260
870b9e92da3f89dd
No N/A N/A Spain
2 Microsoft Corporation Executable 69c26f2574b12a33
20b18fa2791b519a
b7d3e968
9bcfa04e90b4c5d7
1792e1b50a31b634
Yes 10.0.2627 10.0.2627 Bulgaria
3 Microsoft Corporation Executable f02ce7163e5aa564
ae91c1a58d6e966e
4fb41e88
11dff89a900141b7
123a61d387937873
No 9.0.3822 9.0.3822 France
4 N/A Executable 4d612fb4bd8bd984
e555e87f6a2e2ce8
36bde517
d6bbfc9e4f33d34c
fffff3f04401f426
No N/A N/A United States
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