How to Remove “WZSRVR32.EXE”

What is WZSRVR32.EXE?

Originally developed by WinZip Computing, S.L., WZSRVR32.EXE is a legitimate file process. This process is known as WinZip Archive Server and it belongs to WinZip. It is located in C:\Program Files by default.

WZSRVR32.EXE virus is created when malware authors write virus files and name them after WZSRVR32.EXE with an aim to spread virus on the internet.

Affected Platform: Windows OS

How to check if your computer is infected with WZSRVR32.EXE malware?

If your system is affected by WZSRVR32.EXE malware, you will notice one or several of the symptoms below:

  • WZSRVR32.EXE occupies an unusually large CPU memory
  • Erratic internet connection
  • Your browser is bombarded with annoying popup ads
  • Computer screen freezes
  • PC's processing speed suffers
  • You are redirected to unknown websites


To pinpoint the virus file location, take the following steps:

Step 1: Press CTRL+ALT+DEL keys at once to open Task Manager.

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

How to remove WZSRVR32.EXE malware from system using Comodo Cleaning Essentials?

You can either choose to remove WZSRVR32.EXE and other malwares using Comodo Antivirus, or Comodo Cleaning Essentials (CCE) – both of which are absolutely free to download! CCE is a set of computer security tools designed to help you identify and remove malwares and unsafe processes from an infected computer.

To remove malwares using CCE, take the following steps:

1. Check the system requirements and download the feature-rich CCE suite for free.

2. After installation, choose the type of scan you want to perform. CCE offers 3 scan options to get rid of malwares from a PC:

  • Smart Scan: Does a scan on critical areas of your system.
  • Full Scan: Does a complete scan of your system.
  • Custom Scan: Does a scan only on selected items.

The process to initiate the above mentioned scans are self-explanatory and thus, easy-to-use. 
Additionally, it's recommended that you approve of any updates that the CCE will prompt you about to ensure it does a better job of identifying all the latest threats.

3. Click 'Next' to view the results.
Regardless of the type of scan you choose, the results will sometimes show false positive (flagging files that are actually safe), which has to be ignored. Only select the files you want to get rid of.

4. Click 'Apply' to apply the selected operations to the threats. The selected operations will be applied.

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Malware Entries

First Seen: 14 August 2008 at 5:13 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 0dcdd8166a939e97
46aedd80e33f7755
e0033346
e9317d185bea946a
7b217ad4addbe6e0
Virus.Win32.
Sality.gen
No 1.0
(32-bit)
11.2
(8071)
United States N/A
2 N/A Executable 3a830145de682356
dcb4c8be9a067d05
0baecb1c
afa3edf75081cca6
c3b0b696c7bae055
Win32.Neshta
.A
No N/A N/A Romania N/A
3 WinZip Computing, S.L. Executable 42e2aec0b8a6a57d
26101d2013db3630
58f05e07
N/A Virus.Win32.
Parite.gen
No 1.0
(32-bit)
11.1
(7446)
United States N/A
4 WinZip Computing LP Executable 7cf8c2787a354b2f
58f9257421168eea
dffe665b
36fe316c071e9d97
79e9943200704dab
Virus.Win32.
Ramnit.A
No 1.0
(32-bit)
11.0
(7310)
United States N/A
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  • 8 items per page
  • 16 items per page
  • 32 items per page
35

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 c61a44cfc201399b
8de1c80896461d00
601c11c2
309333be117a99c7
41093ab8a1cf8b3a
Yes 1.0
(32-bit)
12.1
(8477)
Internal Submission
2 WinZip Computing, S.L. Executable c6b0e023a4e7d28d
04334114a8b030ff
00c66436
3ac66512c297f45d
ba01cf7eb53a5042
Yes 1.0
(32-bit)
14.5
(9069)
Internal Submission
3 WinZip Computing, S.L. Executable 2be4d08c46ed9611
5f713b87f237b7f9
e21a78c4
2cda3feed156ff0d
a962e605a9863408
Yes 1.0
(32-bit)
14.0
(8625)
Internal Submission
4 WinZip Computing, S.L. Executable 606c343b3c9a0755
fc394acaf412dda8
f51eb10b
cfd9dd9298180f78
15cd1a47feda50bf
Yes 1.0
(32-bit)
12.0
(8213)
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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