How to Remove “WLCOMM.EXE”

What is wlcomm.exe?

wlcomm.exe is a legitimate process file popularly known as Windows Live Communications Platform. It belongs to Windows Live Communication, developed by Microsoft Corporation. It is located in C:\Program Files by default. Malware programmers write virus files with malicious scripts and save them as wlcomm.exe with an intention to spread virus on the internet.

Affected Platforms: Windows OS

How to determine if your computer is infected with wlcomm.exe malware?

Look out for these symptoms to check if your PC is infected with wlcomm.exe malware:

  • Unstable internet connection
  • wlcomm.exe occupies extra CPU space
  • PC processing speed slows down
  • Browser often redirects to irrelevant websites
  • Browser is bombarded with hordes of popup ads
  • Computer screen freezes repeatedly

Take the following steps to diagnose your PC for possible wlcomm.exe malware attack:

Step 1: Simultaneously press CTRL+ALT+DEL keys to open Task Manager.

Step 2: If you notice the file located outside C:\Program Files, perform an antivirus scan to get rid of the malware.

How to remove wlcomm.exe malware from system using Comodo Antivirus?

Step 1: Download our award-winning Free Antivirus

Step 2: Installation configuration frames will be displayed. Select the configuration you would like to apply.

Step 3: Select Customize Configuration option and arrange installers, configuration, and file location.

Step 4: Restart your PC after the installation gets over.

Step 5: Wait for Comodo Internet Security to update the antivirus.

Step 6: Proceed with the quick scan that automatically begins after the update.

Step 7: If threats are found during the scanning, you will be notified through an alert screen.

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

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Malware Entries

First Seen: 16 July 2008 at 3:36 pm
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Malware
Name
Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
Malware Behavior
1 Microsoft Corporation Executable 1ba5b2a4d8271c8b
0dd6dfa2f866b556
8deb9365
e1705c0daea2eac1
16d8ad93bbb2f8e7
Virus.Win32.
Sality.gen
No 14.0.8117.
0416
14.0.8117.
0416
Egypt N/A
2 Microsoft Corporation Executable 6a30f959f1ee1df6
9672889b5333b56c
0502c2b2
ae530b40693be0e6
cd624adb4d446e86
Virus.Win32.
Parite.gen
Yes 14.0.8117.
0416
14.0.8117.
0416
Brazil N/A
3 Microsoft Corporation Executable 6aa175ee6046ca5a
85a83c37e3457e35
9383603c
e74300176b9c0391
edab6a8ff5f30bf3
Virus.Win32.
Sality.gen
No 14.0.8064.
0206
14.0.8064.
0206
Egypt N/A
4 Microsoft Corporation Executable 2bf5c30576c3753f
db79ce2edbc8e0de
cf886abc
75ddd23c3c6bfaf8
5b8200c8cc70082a
Virus.Win32.
Sality.gen
No 14.0.8117.
0416
14.0.8117.
0416
Algeria N/A
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Safe Entries

First Seen: 03 June 2008 at 2:26 pm
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
1 Microsoft Corporation Executable 1dcf965f06afc8a5
b8a3af7c1ec4e413
4e4afa5d
adc11749e6698fc3
0c603dfccc4f98f2
Yes 14.0.8098.
0930
14.0.8098.
0930
Internal Submission
2 Microsoft Corporation Executable bab10ee2667a41b0
d43ba7c6ff8ce68c
14ca6b97
5ac70c0747fc40ef
8c19d6a046c95176
Yes 14.0.8117.
0416
14.0.8117.
0416
Internal Submission
3 Microsoft Corporation Executable 722497f9ab00e908
f67f5db13043ac53
0802ed4c
a28574e9659180af
96c8178fc1d722d8
Yes 15.4.3555.
0308
15.4.3555.
0308
United States
4 Microsoft Corporation Executable 1dcf965f06afc8a5
b8a3af7c1ec4e413
4e4afa5d
adc11749e6698fc3
0c603dfccc4f98f2
Yes 14.0.8098.
0930
14.0.8098.
0930
United States
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