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: 28 April 2018 at 8:10 am
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Malware
Name
Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
Malware Behavior
1 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
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 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
4 N/A Executable 8d898313eb54ddaa
5bc4663734d1ebb6
0d825f5c
1f219786921b7946
1e2023d932eacf36
Virus.Win32.
Virut.CE
No N/A N/A Indonesia N/A
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Safe Entries

First Seen: 28 November 2008 at 11:16 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 5e4b85ef67fa5b91
4c451552ca59a986
7efcda61
213f3cc75d89cbec
b3cafc8a47551871
No 10.0.17755
.1
(WinBuild.
160101.080
0)
10.0.17755
.1
Japan
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
United States
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