How to Remove “WPSLIVE.EXE”

What is wpslive.exe?

wpslive.exe is a legitimate process file popularly known as Kingsoft Office Live Shell. It belongs to Kingsoft Office product, developed by Kingsoft Corp. Ltd. It is located in C:\Program Files\Kingsoft\WPS Office Personal\Office6\addins\plgpf\{DAC5DB99-8AE8-4835-A5F9-8EE3AC6AE1EC} by default.

Malware programmers write virus files with malicious scripts and save them as wpslive.exe with an intention to spread virus on the internet.

Affected Platforms: Windows OS

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

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

  • Unstable internet connection
  • wpslive.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 wpslive.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\Kingsoft\WPS Office Personal\Office6\addins\plgpf\{DAC5DB99-8AE8-4835-A5F9-8EE3AC6AE1EC}, perform an antivirus scan to get rid of the malware.


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Step 1: Download our award-winning Free Antivirus

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

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

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Malware Entries

First Seen: 30 June 2010 at 1:21 pm
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Malware
Name
Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
Malware Behavior
1 Kingsoft Corp. Ltd. Executable 45f76325beddb84a
310f85d028008667
598fb353
f41bf4a7ae0ed315
c1b7767ccb11a289
Heur.Suspici
ous
Yes 1,0,0,2723 1,0,0,2723 Japan N/A
2 N/A Executable edf1357dac057aba
b2972b0ef8fa691e
835fed1e
80277b5b32953030
baf32e951a982ddd
TrojWare.Win
32.Trojan.VB
.~LO
No 192.168.00
01
192.168.00
01
China N/A
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Safe Entries

First Seen: 17 March 2010 at 4:05 pm
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
1 Kingsoft Corp. Ltd. Executable 68e8c210b6fde194
f9459950f354aa36
c63e9d17
8b6614fe17471b56
204e3d00d99f3680
Yes 1,0,0,2411 1,0,0,2411 China
2 Kingsoft Corp. Ltd. Executable 7119a80afc17ab91
3991fc631b5ecfde
34d5fe1e
c834efa4820010f0
dddceefa5c703487
Yes 1,0,0,2461 1,0,0,2461 China
3 Kingsoft Corp. Ltd. Executable 68e8c210b6fde194
f9459950f354aa36
c63e9d17
8b6614fe17471b56
204e3d00d99f3680
Yes 1,0,0,2411 1,0,0,2411 Internal Submission
4 Kingsoft Corp. Ltd. Executable 7119a80afc17ab91
3991fc631b5ecfde
34d5fe1e
c834efa4820010f0
dddceefa5c703487
Yes 1,0,0,2461 1,0,0,2461 United States
Display 4 items per page
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  • 32 items per page
 
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