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.

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
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Name
Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
Malware Behavior
1 N/A Executable a645b3f5956aba16
8437ed7368c6584d
b130b6bb
e685219f5704bd85
4d5ed6668b0e9146
ApplicUnwnt No N/A N/A China N/A
2 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
3 N/A Executable ffff467279037867
7ec30d3634fc593c
10dfd37e
e3427d9f439aebef
a3d9c299e2a94af3
ApplicUnwnt.
Unclassified
Malware
No N/A N/A 10.108.52.92/32 N/A
4 Microsoft Corporation Executable d4f63ac339e59344
69c6900ffa2e45a6
d799e3ff
e962dfafd9ef5697
f92d59bd497147a4
Unclassified
Malware
Yes 10.0.16299
.15
10.0.16299
.15
United States N/A
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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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