How to Remove “WZSESS32.EXE”

What is WZSESS32.EXE?

WZSESS32.EXE is a legitimate process file popularly known as Winzip Session Services Process. It belongs to WinZip, developed by WinZip Computing, S.L. It is located in C:\Program Files by default. Malware programmers write virus files with malicious scripts and save them as WZSESS32.EXE with an intention to spread virus on the internet.

Affected Platforms: Windows OS

How to determine if your computer is infected with WZSESS32.EXE malware?

Look out for these symptoms to check if your PC is infected with WZSESS32.EXE malware:

  • Unstable internet connection
  • WZSESS32.EXE occupies extra CPU space
  • PC processing speed slows down
  • Browser often redirects to irrelevant websites
  • Browser is bombarded with hordes of popup ads
  • Computer screen freezes repeatedly

Take the following steps to diagnose your PC for possible WZSESS32.EXE malware attack:

Step 1: Simultaneously press CTRL+ALT+DEL keys to open Task Manager.

Step 2: If you notice the file located outside C:\Program Files, perform an antivirus scan to get rid of the malware.

How to remove WZSESS32.EXE malware from system using Comodo Antivirus?

Step 1: Download our award-winning 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: Restart your PC after the installation gets over

Step 5: Wait for Comodo Internet Security to update the antivirus.

Step 6: Proceed with the quick scan that automatically begins after the update.

Step 7: If threats are found during the scanning, you will be notified through an alert screen.

Step 8: Comodo Antivirus will remove WZSESS32.EXE malware from your computer including all other malwares!

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Malware Entries

First Seen: 12 August 2008 at 3:29 pm
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Malware
Name
Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
Malware Behavior
1 WinZip Computing LP Executable a9f20f5a0e2d949a
acc36ee153fa3b35
adf84635
20423ebb5adc0f2c
9a2bba56ff9461e8
Virus.Win32.
Ramnit.A
No 1.0
(32-bit)
11.0
(7310)
United States N/A
2 N/A Executable be6c66f7d9f8857f
f4949aff44241f2c
3e38ee0c
3a24f9428e154a7c
c3341e968195e1a4
TrojWare.Win
32.TrojanDro
pper.Binder.
v
No N/A N/A Ukraine N/A
3 WinZip Computing, S.L. Executable a606d0a2b1f5a002
b562e26f1d770e6e
cfd0706e
7942d272d51a4cff
86b13668d2f2c8e7
Virus.Win32.
Parite.~B
No 1.0
(32-bit)
11.1
(7446)
United States N/A
4 WinZip Computing, S.L. Executable 8bef1f13f54b0554
f21e55a2fa34ce56
598dece4
f5afe9d2ab442f45
b14364d644c5d675
Virus.Win32.
Sality.gen
No 1.0
(32-bit)
12.1
(8477)
Venezuela N/A
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46

Safe Entries

First Seen: 19 July 2008 at 9:55 pm
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
1 WinZip Computing, S.L. Executable 6f368f8db7a62ecc
a45d57d9826b98a5
6b071792
45b90f9a6e7df1bb
cb248267f8fb67d7
Yes 1.0 (32
bits)
12.0
(8213)
Internal Submission
2 WinZip Computing, S.L. Executable b7d01065739b02ff
516894f7596a6753
ad331ae6
6c1fdc8943ab0f47
b45da7f8c622f60f
Yes 1.0
(32-bit)
11.1
(7446)
Internal Submission
3 N/A Executable 0519630d7ef76040
9ce21a7873051795
f3dc6e8f
9b447f139a36ed5d
0cd7dc185b327263
Yes N/A N/A Internal Submission
4 WinZip Computing, S.L. Executable ea16a5564b62c889
21ca7e4b5735c59b
5e31ff4e
93100bb4f3d51593
f483f9c84c440f68
Yes 1.0
(32-bit)
11.1
(7446)
Internal Submission
Display 4 items per page
  • 4 items per page
  • 8 items per page
  • 16 items per page
  • 32 items per page
 
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