How to Remove “WgaLogon.dll”

What is WgaLogon.dll?

The file named WgaLogon.dll is developed by Microsoft Corporation. The developer has officially signed and verified the file for its authenticity. It is confirmed to be safe and has a certified sign. The DLL is primarily used by Microsoft Genuine Advantage program and its notifications services. The threat level is 0.

WgaLogon.dll is located in C:\Windows\System32\wgalogon.dll. The actual size of the file is 233.9 kilobytes. The latest version of the program known is 1.9.0040.0. The file being a system process is an essential DLL program the Windows operating system needs and disabling it could cause the entire OS to crash or malfunction.

Malware programmers write virus files with malicious scripts and save them as WgaLogon.dll with an intention to spread virus on the internet.

Affected Platforms: Windows XP, Vista, 7

How to determine if your computer is infected with WgaLogon.dll malware?

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

  • Unstable internet connection
  • WgaLogon.dll 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 WgaLogon.dll malware attack:

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

Step 2: If you notice the file located outside C:\Windows\System32\wgalogon.dll, perform an antivirus scan to get rid of the malware.

How to remove WgaLogon.dll malware from system using Comodo Antivirus?

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

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

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First Seen: 04 June 2008 at 8:36 am
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1 Microsoft Corporation Executable 2acf591a06ef369e
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N/A Yes 1.7.0018.5 1.7.0018.5 United States
2 Microsoft Corporation Executable 8aab5c2fb47865b5
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2e0a09b2
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Yes 1.7.0069.2 1.7.0069.2 Ukraine
3 Microsoft Corporation Executable 93097c9d229eb54d
54c92c56cd70c50f
2e833e5c
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Yes 1.8.0032.1 1.8.0032.1 United States
4 N/A Executable e630410197824be1
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N/A No N/A N/A China
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