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: 14 September 2018 at 12:35 am
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Malware
Name
Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
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Malware Behavior
1 N/A Executable 0078b005b2de168d
b1fc9fb611b1d44d
6cfbb5eb
b281a3e50d130ccb
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Virus.Win32.
Sality.gen
No N/A N/A 197.38.155.43/32 N/A
2 Microsoft Corporation Executable 068a143014619ee7
e85fceb815faab62
3939a0c9
d8be2376519b68e9
164ae520e9791525
Virus.Win32.
Virut.CE
No 10.0.2627 10.0.2627 197.210.29.135/32 N/A
3 Microsoft Corporation Executable 14aed4252b89af2c
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2c8cb5b9
cb7cbd30ff8976f2
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Virus.Win32.
Expiro.naf
No 14.0.6024.
1000
14.0.6024.
1000
Russian Federation N/A
4 N/A Executable 44233224c3be52fa
973a7eeb03f35cc8
78963dcd
bf40360aeb108ea1
1c5cd045ed26191a
Virus.Win32.
Sality.gen
No N/A N/A 191.109.126.38/32 N/A
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