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

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Malware Entries

First Seen: 05 July 2011 at 3:05 am
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Name
Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
Malware Behavior
1 N/A Executable 70aa20b58855f435
85e8824412c8aac0
543cfc71
9bf4683c09a2d602
94ff79ce026f4e64
Unclassified
Malware
No N/A N/A United States N/A
2 N/A Executable a0073c898736deef
df0484ea81c1d8cc
9ff78b4c
2d7491a74026e73b
49a2a0bfb7d55a88
Virus.Win32.
Sality.gen
No N/A N/A Cote D'Ivoire N/A
3 Microsoft Corporation Executable cc575f07e028be62
f78894f5d86a5925
2d082200
e9290fc4322ee42c
b03fea3ff7cdab6e
EmailWorm.Wi
n32.Runouce.
BA
Yes 14.0.4762.
1000
14.0.4762.
1000
154.72.79.212/32 N/A
4 N/A Executable d7ca5c18794af4af
96cd3f60492d9112
042bad4d
3d779ef4e024cf19
2f1907ed00ed5c32
Unclassified
Malware
No N/A N/A 176.15.176.121/32 N/A
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Safe Entries

First Seen: 18 September 2008 at 3:44 pm
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
1 Microsoft Corporation Executable fc82970f46954deb
8d1055a4d5d1d7e6
96324697
443747857245bf90
847ae396c53470a6
Yes 11.0.8169 11.0.8169 United States
2 Microsoft Corporation Executable 85e782fd7e6ea0b8
ec269ac40a0dee82
23146479
21201dcd1e960b80
82f8395a861e684d
Yes 11.0.8331 11.0.8331 China
3 Microsoft Corporation Executable 356ad46c9fd7403b
8c0efe2f1385b58a
467f25b3
19dd1387b85bb9d5
ca49976a4e71e81f
Yes 11.0.8328 11.0.8328 United Kingdom
4 Microsoft Corporation Executable 9c7538e2a5952d91
1e86986ed14be607
80a640d4
35ec2aca2f0f37aa
977f7d50dc2dfe54
Yes 11.0.8237 11.0.8237 198.20.167.84/32
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