How to Remove “WLXPHOTOGALLERY.EXE”

What is WLXPhotoGallery.exe?

WLXPhotoGallery.exe is a legitimate executable file developed by Microsoft Corporation. This process is known as Windows Live Photo Gallery and it belongs to Windows Live Photo Gallery. It is commonly stored in C:\Program Files. Cybercriminals find a way out to mimic malicious programs in the name of WLXPhotoGallery.exe to spread malware infection.

Affected Platform: Windows OS

How to detect whether your system is affected by WLXPhotoGallery.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 WLXPhotoGallery.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.

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

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Malware Entries

First Seen: 22 October 2010 at 6:15 pm
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Malware
Name
Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
Malware Behavior
1 N/A Executable 09984d97b740c18a
26e7274c3781ae68
6f034753
e5fbbc728b1e4ec0
e5e9fb55b892b21b
Win32.Neshta
.A
No N/A N/A Russian Federation N/A
2 Microsoft Corporation Executable a502f1f6c5f09a3e
4729e67c04540354
5655aa41
abc2fbca0c551a64
1a91036c812d788f
Virus.Win32.
Sality.gen
No 14.0.8117.
0416_ship.
wlx.w3m3
(ship)
14.0.8117.
0416
Saudi Arabia N/A
3 Корпорация Майкрософт Executable 22da9d67e5c96522
fa28ca184b1a522d
d4b0fcc0
af2624297bfdd35d
b97c65049ed7ea5b
Win32.Jeefo.
A
No 14.0.8117.
0416_ship.
wlx.w3m3
(ship)
14.0.8117.
0416
Russian Federation N/A
4 Корпорация Майкрософт Executable c18144fefd24bf2d
58c20ca1e8823183
34b601c0
42789eb1fb47978b
39c3b2b4892c6bc8
Virus.Win32.
Hidrag.B
No 14.0.8051.
1204_ship.
wlx.w3m3
(ship)
14.0.8051 Russian Federation N/A
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65

Safe Entries

First Seen: 18 April 2009 at 5:34 am
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
1 Microsoft Corporation Executable 82fbe5614b1e4c2a
558237639b766834
d4032288
7b4b6a0743e3f539
f7fd6b39bacc6f9b
Yes 14.0.8117.
0416_ship.
wlx.w3m3
(ship)
14.0.8117.
0416
10.224.1.59/32
2 Microsoft Corporation Executable d96763e747b40827
f54a6cc0ec1b3b95
86dcc6a9
2d2a56ffca89738b
664ee5d395205bf7
Yes 14.0.8081.
0709_ship.
wlx.w3m3
(ship)
14.0.8081 Slovenia
3 Microsoft Corporation Executable c3f0a77d7057ffb0
a796e21c94537214
a8a26687
c541b5a73e9d168e
8843ba5544237c9e
Yes 16.4.3505.
0912_ship.
client.mai
n.w5m4
(ship)
16.4.3505.
0912
Poland
4 Microsoft Corporation Executable 82fbe5614b1e4c2a
558237639b766834
d4032288
7b4b6a0743e3f539
f7fd6b39bacc6f9b
Yes 14.0.8117.
0416_ship.
wlx.w3m3
(ship)
14.0.8117.
0416
United States
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