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: 25 February 2018 at 8:05 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 288e011fb84fef46
a37904b79f09203f
2a13b57e
cc0dbbd4475e8ca2
b0740b224109211c
Virus.Win32.
Sality.gen
No 1.0
(32-bit)
11.2
(7655)
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 f355701214679502
0d6ec8e070f93444
c447737a
b5fc01cd95a19c7f
a9d5f8aabb68aeed
Yes 1.0
(32-bit)
15.5
(9197)
United States
2 WinZip Computing, S.L. Executable 455c8ec01bca3fef
894ff93906d7495b
c7d56e5c
a9b3ec300c828b7f
6dd75a3f5ea915a8
Yes 2.1
(32-bit)
19.5
(11477)
10.0.17.146/32
3 WinZip Computing, S.L. Executable 0bf5c0112dd03dad
1520215b3492f5cd
b999a49f
de7d8c2707d70808
ee06f55083302778
Yes 1.0
(32-bit)
15.0
(9197)
United States
4 WinZip Computing, S.L. Executable f73ca8baee7041b5
276b521fcc89ad6d
50a03f4a
47827013ca07185e
8863d4df58c66d57
Yes 1.0
(32-bit)
18.0
(10662)
United States
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  • 8 items per page
  • 16 items per page
  • 32 items per page
 
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