How to Remove “WZMSG.EXE”

What is WZMSG.EXE?

WZMSG.EXE is a legitimate file process developed by WinZip Computing, S.L. This process is known as WinZip Message Display EXE and it belongs to WinZip. You can locate the file in C:\Program Files. The virus is created by malware authors and is named after WZMSG.EXE file.

Affected Platform: Windows OS

How to check if your computer is infected with WZMSG.EXE malware?

Keep an eye for the following symptoms to check if your PC is infected with WZMSG.EXE malware:

  • Unstable internet connection
  • Browser redirects to unwanted websites
  • PC performance slows down
  • Browser is bombarded with hordes of popup ads
  • System screen freezes repeatedly

If you find any of  the above mentioned symptoms, take the following steps to be sure about the malware infection:

  • Press CTRL+ALT+DEL keys to open Task Manager.
  • Go to the process tab and right-click on the WZMSG.EXE file and open its location.

If the file is located outside C:\Program Files, then you should take measures to get rid of the malware.

How to remove WZMSG.EXE  malware from system with Comodo Cleaning Essentials?

Comodo Cleaning Essentials (CCE) incorporates antivirus software with unique features like auto-sandboxing to identify and obstruct every suspicious process running on an endpoint with a single click. To remove WZMSG.EXE malware using CCE, follow the steps mentioned below:

Step 1: Download the CCE suite.

Step 2: To start the application, double-click on the CCE.exe file.

Step 3: It then probes the antivirus to initiate a full system scan to identify and remove any existing malicious files.

Step 4: If threats are found during the scanning, you will be prompted with an alert screen.

Step 5: Comodo Cleaning Essentials will remove WZMSG.EXE  malware from your computer including all other malwares!

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Malware Entries

First Seen: 24 October 2011 at 5:59 pm
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Malware
Name
Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
Malware Behavior
1 WinZip Computing, S.L. Executable ba1d99f48d133af5
360c3d2a51f916be
57719ac6
bc3e53bbb372b88a
afcc3c74cdc9286f
Unclassified
Malware
No 1.0
(32-bit)
12.0
(7655)
Venezuela N/A
2 N/A Executable 2bfe642bea35ffb8
7555e5046abc6f0e
3766500c
28ce03ff2b00542f
c678e965c31d4c02
Win32.Neshta
.A
No N/A N/A Russian Federation N/A
3 WinZip Computing, S.L. Executable 288e011fb84fef46
a37904b79f09203f
2a13b57e
cc0dbbd4475e8ca2
b0740b224109211c
Virus.Win32.
Sality.gen
No 1.0
(32-bit)
11.2
(7655)
United States N/A
4 WinZip Computing LP Executable 33c58f2f83f2ecc9
5d2c0908bd83f019
2db10eb6
0cb04643d3be9a15
0d17a77a32d9256e
Virus.Win32.
Ramnit.A
No 1.0
(32-bit)
11.0
(7209)
United States N/A
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Safe Entries

First Seen: 17 November 2008 at 12:02 am
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
1 WinZip Computing, S.L. Executable d6da3ae4188a8e28
5f32b793403f7f5c
3b57d60f
783a557f642b6dad
d4b6c694fc75ec9b
Yes 1.0
(32-bit)
16.0
(9658)
10.224.1.116/32
2 WinZip Computing, S.L. Executable 5a29933164d91342
af362de7a7608d0b
3e63a663
4e88d07870fd1fac
f4455c6e419b6e41
Yes 1.0
(32-bit)
16.5
(10095)
10.224.1.54/32
3 WinZip Computing, S.L. Executable 455c8ec01bca3fef
894ff93906d7495b
c7d56e5c
a9b3ec300c828b7f
6dd75a3f5ea915a8
Yes 2.1
(32-bit)
19.5
(11477)
10.0.17.146/32
4 WinZip Computing, S.L. Executable a7fea15fbfc64671
33eaf27a41ef8cbe
ae919e3f
72534cc2e0d2e3d0
753fa423142bb917
Yes 1.0
(32-bit)
15.0
(9197)
Internal Submission
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