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: 22 October 2011 at 8:52 am
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 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
3 Microsoft Corporation Executable 944932f419277b21
fc2665419a8823c3
b133e171
df0c22db53e22aa7
75afd9ab8839857a
Virus.Win32.
Sality.Q
No 6.0.5716.3
2
(winmain(w
mbla).0609
28-1756)
6.0.5716.3
2
Russian Federation N/A
4 Microsoft Corporation Executable dcfa9192bab1830a
1c94ea4c78115eee
54810da7
9d815ef2b6cd6c66
ef3125c4c89d05c6
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: 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 c5aad8c24c084602
ce37710db981011f
0bf55dd6
e75f88195813ac19
7a0c67705ad22ff8
No 6.0.6001.1
8000
(longhorn_
rtm.080118
-1840)
6.0.6001.1
8000
United States
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
10.224.1.54/32
3 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
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
10.224.1.64/32
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