How to Remove “WUAUCLT.EXE”

What iswuauclt.exe?

wuauclt.exe is a legitimate process file popularly known as Windows Automatic Updates. It is associated with Windows Operating System developed by Microsoft Corporation. It is located in C:\Windows\System32 by default. Malware programmers create files with virus scripts and name them after wuauclt.exe with an intention to spread virus on the internet.

Affected Platform: Windows OS

How to check if your computer is infected with wuauclt.exe malware?

Keep an eye for the following symptoms to see if your PC is infected with wuauclt.exe malware:

  • Internet connection fluctuates
  • wuauclt.exe takes too much CPU space
  • PC slows down significantly
  • Browser automatically redirects to some irrelevant websites
  • Unsolicited ads and popups starts appearing
  • Screen freezes constantly

Take the following steps to diagnose your PC for possible wuauclt.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:\Windows\System32, then you should run an antivirus scan to get rid of the malware.

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

Step 1: Download the award-winning Free Antivirus.

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

Step 3: After network detection is complete, press “Close” button for a scan window.

Step 4: Restart your PC.

Step 5: It will take some time for the Comodo Internet Security to update the antivirus.

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

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

Step 8: Comodo Antivirus will remove the waol.exe virus from your computer including all other malwares!

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Malware Entries

First Seen: 11 March 2018 at 1:46 am
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Malware
Name
Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
Malware Behavior
1 N/A Executable aa840f71e7aa36d3
5e1017b713999cd9
ffc64c19
f02360f9c2909c6c
0c22eeed2a8fc6c9
TrojWare.Win
32.Cloxer.A
No 1.0.0.0 1.0.0.0 Turkey N/A
2 N/A Executable 4bd4c41848080d14
ef0bf8f7fa2faad8
daca2fc5
32b6d0e13d348bdb
c4bc7919ef99ba1d
TrojWare.Win
32.Cloxer.A
No 1.0.0.0 1.0.0.0 Ukraine N/A
3 N/A Executable aff922aec9f8bbf1
f368a63a398cc5c8
552b8b1e
a955edfdd9538cc4
2aad081f31892d53
TrojWare.Win
32.Yakes.GFB
No 1.0.0.0 1.0.0.0 176.59.136.66/32 N/A
4 Siber Systems Executable 9d9a266b02e9811c
2004f850a7ab1b2b
6aa602d0
967ad277bf958e72
7411d245ba7f3d1c
Unclassified
Malware
No 7-9-15-8 N/A Turkey N/A
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Safe Entries

First Seen: 25 March 2009 at 7:21 am
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
1 Microsoft Corporation Executable 062bb61274e5491c
5a9c92c933fb67af
5b6d6bd3
522cbeafa90482d1
7837bb62d1c520f6
Yes 5.8.0.2694
built by:
dnsrv(wmbl
a)
5.8.0.2694 United States
2 Microsoft Corporation Executable a10d196949159ccd
eb2c5d030cfec84e
3a3fa8c6
86e4af81ad8eaf6d
1f64ebb58e796831
Yes 10.0.17127
.1
(WinBuild.
160101.080
0)
10.0.17127
.1
Colombia
3 Microsoft Corporation Executable 46766bddf8893039
a9487b59d79d610f
9710521f
00d75d80673e4d2e
a046067a1340b6f5
Yes 5.8.0.2694
built by:
dnsrv(wmbl
a)
5.8.0.2694 United States
4 Microsoft Corporation Executable 159828470073c717
c9e4ecd22913f197
939c90fa
51e34d7f1d26d5ba
e8653288862f45d5
Yes 5.8.0.2694
built by:
dnsrv(wmbl
a)
5.8.0.2694 United States
Display 4 items per page
  • 4 items per page
  • 8 items per page
  • 16 items per page
  • 32 items per page
 
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