How to Remove “WINZIP32.EXE”

What is winzip32.exe?

winzip32.exe is a legitimate executable file developed by WinZip Computing, S.L. This process is known as WinZip Executable and it belongs to WinZip. It is commonly located in C:\Program Files. Cybercriminals find a way out to mimic malicious programs in the name of winzip32.exe to spread malware infection.

Affected Platform: Windows OS

How to detect whether your system is affected by winzip32.exe?

Viruses can easily affect and corrupt “.exe” files causing several system malfunctions. Below are the symptoms to check if your system is infected with the malware:

  • Problem during computer start-up.
  • Problem during program start-up.
  • Errors while running specific functions.
  • Damaged and missing link files.
  • Conflict in the process.
  • Missing or corrupted driver files.
  • Invalid Windows registry.
  • Hardware malfunction.

To further establish the infection of malware, 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 winzip32.exe file and open its location.

If the file is located outside C:\Program Files, then you should perform an antivirus scan to get rid of the malware infection.

How does Comodo Antivirus help you to protect your system from winzip32.exe malware?

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Step 8: Comodo Antivirus will remove winzip32.exe malware from your computer including all other malwares!

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Malware Entries

Safe Entries
First Seen: 27 November 2011 at 5:47 pm
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Malware
Name
Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
Malware Behavior
1 WinZip Computing, S.L. Executable e8f3fc6eaa1a7072
b8a78328f986f308
dfb12e29
92037692e0c03368
7c8e9d56007f921b
Unclassified
Malware
No 24.0
(32-bit)
12.0
(8252)
Venezuela N/A
2 Nico Mak Computing, Inc. Executable 1b895f5ee4a841e2
fb51d11d37de8935
b024e93a
6d8b4e030b86e477
195207f617828752
Virus.Win32.
Sality.gen
No 10.0
(32-bit)
7.0 Taiwan N/A
3 NULL Executable d455ae48d1a367ff
b2dec05df417b127
55ee4519
c6996d645e1e0f53
ea4173e1388c7256
Unclassified
Malware
No 28.0.0.0 NULL Internal Submission N/A
4 WinZip Computing, Inc. Executable b7b57f9d0f9050b1
cd9fd917631aaeaa
d251309b
5a8f3f93ccc6e995
07e8f944fe7d2df3
Virus.Win32.
Agent.dp0
No 14.0 (32
位元)
8.1
(4331)
Taiwan N/A
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31

Safe Entries

Safe Entries
First Seen: 16 December 2010 at 7:51 am
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
1 WinZip Computing, S.L. Executable 2859b9ea83d27b97
0e820f2554210332
4fdd1cb4
851bb38ec698c790
e0eb5fd944274a61
Yes 26.0
(32-bit)
16.0
(9715)
10.224.1.61/32
2 WinZip Computing, S.L. Executable 7061f20b33285187
5b5ae1ecfc6db5a7
b37cbca4
3f1070d31dc84bf2
37a6c65feb5e53b1
Yes 26.0
(32-bit)
15.0
(9334)
10.224.1.57/32
3 WinZip Computing, Inc. Executable 0ee2079580134c41
c797ac438a987a2c
bcd88423
50855dd2f3d507ab
1562b0d0e852f845
No 18.0
(32-bit)
9.0
(6028)
India
4 WinZip Computing, S.L. Executable 4f3669366644883d
8877f0aedfa18276
6c1c6914
ff7ebfb4a96d6108
b54e05e8d9db8eb2
Yes 28.0
(32-bit)
17.5
(10562)
Internal Submission
Display 4 items per page
  • 4 items per page
  • 8 items per page
  • 16 items per page
  • 32 items per page
 
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