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

First Seen: 29 October 2011 at 9:15 am
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Malware
Name
Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
Malware Behavior
1 WinZip Computing, S.L. Executable 9fbf5d354a9794a8
15093ee92a959cd6
a90ffcce
b6f17592fd514833
066625cba2475c4e
Virus.Win32.
Sality.gen
No 24.0
(32-bit)
12.0
(8252)
India N/A
2 WinZip Computing LP Executable fe20ef9ea62689a7
4e73f0ae34ed3346
27ac1edc
0117dd411f77af99
66c5dc5b839e8a1a
Virus.Win32.
Ramnit.A
No 22.0
(32-bit)
11.0
(7313)
United States N/A
3 WinZip Computing LP Executable f51fdeb61a0d7274
9279dd6305ddb558
8cef4ff1
016df5cd19fa8f49
238ec2e2e6ad8266
TrojWare.Win
32.TrojanDro
pper.Bototer
.B
No 22.0
(32-bit)
11.0
(7313)
India N/A
4 WinZip Computing, Inc. Executable 96b4355dab53ba35
96c6ffaa3c7b2bc4
e18c1510
1578b86f3a6b3cdb
14385e639fee4c8f
Virus.Win32.
Virut.CE
No 18.0
(32-bit)
9.0
(6028)
Indonesia N/A
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Safe Entries

First Seen: 04 June 2008 at 6:08 pm
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
1 WinZip Computing, S.L. Executable 2431da3191441f0b
7008c2e9d69e4835
40d0b69d
b1cd1bcd8db4351f
db026ec750f1f806
Yes 26.0
(32-bit)
15.5
(9468)
Internal Submission
2 WinZip Computing, S.L. Executable 2859b9ea83d27b97
0e820f2554210332
4fdd1cb4
851bb38ec698c790
e0eb5fd944274a61
Yes 26.0
(32-bit)
16.0
(9715)
10.224.1.61/32
3 WinZip Computing, S.L. Executable b7bc4935eb7ef529
62a7e45338d8cae9
8d65900a
10f94491c0c518e3
4d01c7edf67242ec
Yes 25.0
(32-bit)
14.5
(9095)
Internal Submission
4 WinZip Computing, S.L. Executable 7061f20b33285187
5b5ae1ecfc6db5a7
b37cbca4
3f1070d31dc84bf2
37a6c65feb5e53b1
Yes 26.0
(32-bit)
15.0
(9334)
10.224.1.57/32
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