How to Remove “WUDFHOST.EXE”

What is WudfHost.exe?

WudfHost.exe is a legitimate file. This process is known as Windows Driver Foundation - User-mode Driver Framework Host Process. It belongs to software Microsoft Windows Operating System  and developed by Microsoft. It is commonly stored in C:\Windows\System32. The malware programmers or cyber criminals write different types of malicious programs and name it as WudfHost.exe to damage the software and hardware.

Affected Platform: Windows OS

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

Malicious authors try to infect the systems with different types of malicious programs. Each form of malicious software is designed to infect the system that creates different issues and impact on the system. One can notice the following changes once the system is infected with wudfHost.exe malware

  • If the internet connection fluctuation is high 
  • If the wudfhost.exe file is taking more of your CPU memory 
  • If the system performance is very low
  • If the system is redirected to some strange websites 
  • If the system is getting some annoying popup ads 
  • If the system freezes quiet often
  • If it invites other malware to infect and damage the system and exploits the same to collect the user private informaton

When one of these happens then you can be sure that your system is infected with setup.exe  malware. To confirm that go to task manager by pressing the combination of keys ctrl+alt+del and go to the process tab and right click on the wudfhost.exe  and open the location, if the location is subfolder C:\Windows\System32 files then the system is not affected by wudfhost.exe, if the location is somewhere else then the system is affected by WudfHost.exe malware.

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

Step 1: Download the award-winning Free Antivirus.

Step 2: Check on the “Do not detect new networks again” option when Comodo Internet Security internal firewall activates the network detection process.

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 update the Antivirus or Virus Protection Software..

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 WudfHost.exe virus from your computer including all other malwares!

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Malware Entries

First Seen: 07 September 2016 at 5:09 pm
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Malware
Name
Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
Malware Behavior
1 Microsoft Corporation Executable e0ddb2eea4185cd8
8b000977b3a0b6ff
f43c157c
a4a357f0f645eab1
8f071a5c0e55e1f6
Virus.Win32.
Virut.CE
No 6.2.9200.1
6384
(win8_rtm.
120725-124
7)
6.2.9200.1
6384
Thailand N/A
2 Microsoft Corporation Executable a7e9e8976f9e291d
3db3fe45322c2319
65817bc8
bf546ea7d7628be0
3e8027d6e40a797e
Unclassified
Malware
No 6.2.9200.1
6384
(win8_rtm.
120725-124
7)
6.2.9200.1
6384
United States N/A
3 Microsoft Corporation Executable aaf9ba7085fc723c
a8af76b22d84f559
2f3bc45a
81622aaf0a4b5016
fdf7272bdd33c85c
Virus.Win32.
Virut.CE
No 6.1.7601.1
7514
(win7sp1_r
tm.101119-
1850)
6.1.7601.1
7514
Pakistan N/A
4 Microsoft Corporation Executable ac86c25b7dcef4db
536d9f6beb5fb9f9
891fc2e3
99242e9f610c8257
4db25e6b16b89e8c
Virus.Win32.
Virut.CE
No 6.1.7600.1
6385
(win7_rtm.
090713-125
5)
6.1.7600.1
6385
Indonesia N/A
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Safe Entries

First Seen: 27 June 2008 at 4:21 pm
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
1 Microsoft Corporation Executable c2239c8fe4257ad0
596536ccd1468229
ed3a93c0
2447947ee66b21a9
c8ded3b3cfb0c2ea
No 6.0.5716.3
2
(winmain(w
mbla).0608
18-1147)
6.0.5716.3
2
10.108.51.194/32
2 Microsoft Corporation Executable 94676b456fe25ee5
4b2f761241b1d55e
9deb00dd
2ed5a170cf9e2ed6
920dc1745d0d8029
No 6.0.5716.3
2
(winmain(w
mbla).0609
28-1756)
6.0.5716.3
2
10.224.25.96/32
3 Microsoft Corporation Executable 865daba5797befdc
e3ea47903d337873
2ab3e784
660f0dea7929435d
cf5a8307c93be3d2
No 6.0.6001.1
8000
(longhorn_
rtm.080118
-1840)
6.0.6001.1
8000
104.236.253.252/32
4 Microsoft Corporation Executable 5e4b85ef67fa5b91
4c451552ca59a986
7efcda61
213f3cc75d89cbec
b3cafc8a47551871
No 10.0.17755
.1
(WinBuild.
160101.080
0)
10.0.17755
.1
Japan
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