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 Windows Operating System and was developed by Microsoft Corporation. It is commonly stored in C:\Program Files. Malware programmers or cybercriminals write different types of malicious programs and name them as WUDFHost.exe to spread virus.

Affected Platform: Windows OS

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

Each malware is different and causes unique problems to the system. You will notice one or several of the following symptoms if your system is infected with WUDFHost.exe malware:

  • Internet connection fluctuates
  • WUDFHost.exe file is taking more of your CPU memory 
  • System performance is very low
  • Browser is redirected to some strange websites
  • Interference of annoying popup ads
  • Other malwares infiltrate into the system

To further establish the malware infection, 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 WUDFHost.exe and open the file location

If the file is located outside C:\Program Files, then it is likely that the system is affected with WUDFHost.exe malware.

How to remove WUDFHost.exe malware from system using Comodo Virus Protection Software?

Ideally, replacing the existing WUDFHost.exe file on your computer with a different version procured from the internet is advisable. To remove the file using Comodo's trusted and effective antivirus software, follow the steps below:

Step 1: Download and Install the award-winning Comodo 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: Once the Installation is Finished, restart your PC.

Step 5: It will take some time for the Comodo Internet Security to 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 WUDFHost.exe malware 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 N/A Executable a645b3f5956aba16
8437ed7368c6584d
b130b6bb
e685219f5704bd85
4d5ed6668b0e9146
ApplicUnwnt No N/A N/A China N/A
3 Microsoft Corporation Executable 54a815c44acd2369
8c19604b3f3c1c81
2b9f6dc8
a049690542344c26
2ba1f01620d078e1
Unclassified
Malware
Yes 8.00.7600.
16385
(win7_rtm.
090713-125
5)
8.00.7600.
16385
United States N/A
4 Microsoft Corporation Executable 8a3fc25c41900288
87156a1f4d0a9700
d2a12a4e
ef6fd679c2848990
0c2d4f02aac1a489
Virus.Win32.
Virut.CE
No 6.1.7601.1
7514
(win7sp1_r
tm.101119-
1850)
6.1.7601.1
7514
197.234.219.31/32 N/A
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20

Safe Entries

First Seen: 26 June 2008 at 9:49 am
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
1 Microsoft Corporation Executable 0a89f4914ec7011d
c0f888945527c3c0
b0607b05
a6e9ada67f891254
58f4ccd5b2cd7587
No 6.1.7600.1
6385
(win7_rtm.
090713-125
5)
6.1.7600.1
6385
United States
2 Microsoft Corporation Executable 684ce5f94308c0ed
be9e14b43f66b4c6
32b46d84
eeffd9259d6d6cfd
bdc71f24730566bb
No 10.0.14393
.0
(rs1_relea
se.160715-
1616)
10.0.14393
.0
United States
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 94676b456fe25ee5
4b2f761241b1d55e
9deb00dd
2ed5a170cf9e2ed6
920dc1745d0d8029
No 6.0.5716.3
2
(winmain(w
mbla).0609
28-1756)
6.0.5716.3
2
104.236.253.252/32
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