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: 06 December 2009 at 9:13 pm
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Malware
Name
Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
Malware Behavior
1 Microsoft Corporation Executable 2bf5c30576c3753f
db79ce2edbc8e0de
cf886abc
75ddd23c3c6bfaf8
5b8200c8cc70082a
Virus.Win32.
Sality.gen
No 14.0.8117.
0416
14.0.8117.
0416
Algeria N/A
2 Microsoft Corporation Executable a36da097361172cf
5b38efa4c274fb77
395b70fd
11ada717717bb72c
a342bbace206f092
Virus.Win32.
Sality.gen
No 15.4.3502.
0922
15.4.3502.
0922
Brazil N/A
3 Microsoft Corporation Executable 9848398fe6215e90
9b74ac6cdc41ab6f
e80b2617
37a6b3d3ea0964df
ebd5bf3521c77819
Virus.Win32.
Sality.gen
No 14.0.8117.
0416
14.0.8117.
0416
31.9.93.112/32 N/A
4 Microsoft Corporation Executable 8879787da1b3c543
56bf9a07429741ff
3b10702e
9ab7ab51c2b4b2e4
d42769dc869187e1
Virus.Win32.
Sality.gen
No 14.0.8117.
0416
14.0.8117.
0416
Turkey N/A
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Safe Entries

First Seen: 16 December 2008 at 7:31 pm
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
1 Microsoft Corporation Executable bab10ee2667a41b0
d43ba7c6ff8ce68c
14ca6b97
5ac70c0747fc40ef
8c19d6a046c95176
Yes 14.0.8117.
0416
14.0.8117.
0416
Internal Submission
2 Microsoft Corporation Executable cfb0e37380fbb57d
c044dfc0ce5b9778
f727a645
0350b13af3dce139
abed6d9ee846c495
Yes 14.0.8117.
0416
14.0.8117.
0416
Mexico
3 Microsoft Corporation Executable cfb0e37380fbb57d
c044dfc0ce5b9778
f727a645
0350b13af3dce139
abed6d9ee846c495
Yes 14.0.8117.
0416
14.0.8117.
0416
Italy
4 Microsoft Corporation Executable dafc8d10f230fa4e
acd19b394f924ef0
e44a039b
63cb90a2e0941872
f84f6b25e17118a3
Yes 16.4.3528.
0331
16.4.3528.
0331
United States
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