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!
 

Windows OS PC Security Softwares: 

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Malware Entries

First Seen: 27 July 2012 at 5:22 pm
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Malware
Name
Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
Malware Behavior
1 Microsoft Corporation Executable 9e718bcbc6a26a22
aad165344b1beb55
8330bdf3
dfe5b591d2b600ef
b357b5f1e53fbe3c
Virus.Win32.
Sality.gen
No 12.0.6211.
1000
12.0.6211.
1000
Indonesia N/A
2 N/A Executable 7dd0db38258320bf
114b49160e13b3fe
1005a4f5
a1ac6c8a36a0f56e
ece023ffa0e2cc05
TrojWare.Win
32.Banbra.rh
No N/A N/A Ukraine N/A
3 Microsoft Corporation Executable 458f27d87c5725d6
8992c9ea56d02ce9
0fe41dd2
171833444aa7ecc1
0076656b138fa05d
Virus.Win32.
Expiro.naf
No 14.0.6024.
1000
14.0.6024.
1000
Venezuela N/A
4 Microsoft Corporation Executable ead26d36fc6dde0e
be7e5294bca74868
ffb25124
4278198097614ef8
80ef0bd3c5f9ddfb
Virus.Win32.
Parite.gen
Yes 12.0.6762.
5000
12.0.6762.
5000
United States N/A
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Safe Entries

First Seen: 18 August 2008 at 6:12 pm
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
1 N/A Executable 6854fd841f835bb0
872a1f29ffa6dd44
ca488c41
2ba9eaac7b503bc5
ecc17523d0f62c3c
No N/A N/A United States
2 Microsoft Corporation Executable 356ad46c9fd7403b
8c0efe2f1385b58a
467f25b3
19dd1387b85bb9d5
ca49976a4e71e81f
Yes 11.0.8328 11.0.8328 United States
3 Microsoft Corporation Executable 796df635f7796534
f596ce6f33b9aee5
cf367359
65d0eade0bb1a851
b7781b0166dd842d
Yes 11.0.8227 11.0.8227 United States
4 Microsoft Corporation Executable f46fcbdbd003b826
f549daa7df16b63e
e6c8c4bf
4adb31b7c88bbbbb
6203968e6c2cbda1
Yes 11.0.8411 11.0.8411 United States
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