How to Remove “Config.exe”

What is Config.exe?

Config.exe is a legitimate file. This process is known as Configuration Utility for Intersil driver. It belongs to software Firefox and was developed by Neesus Datacom. It is commonly stored in C:\Windows\System32. The malware programmers or cyber criminals write different types of malicious programs and name it as Config.exe  to damage the software and hardware.

Affected Platform: Windows OS

How to check if your computer is infected with Config.exe malware?       

Malicious authors try to infect the systems with different types of malicious programs. Each form of malicious software is designed to infect the system that creates different issues and impact on the system. One can notice the following changes once the system is infected with Config.exe malware

  • If the internet connection fluctuation is high 
  • If the Config.exe file is taking more of your CPU memory 
  • If the system performance is very low
  • If the system is redirected to some strange websites 
  • If the system is getting some annoying popup ads 
  • If the system freezes quiet often
  • If it invites other malware to infect and damage the system and exploits the same to collect the user private informaton

When one of these happens then you can be sure that your system is infected with setup.exe  malware. To confirm that go to task manager by pressing the combination of keys ctrl+alt+del and go to the process tab and right click on the Config.exe  and open the location, if the location is subfolder C:\Windows\System32 files then the system is not affected by Config.exe , if the location is somewhere else then the system is affected by Config.exe  malware.

How to remove Config.exe malware from system using Comodo Antivirus?

Ideally, replacing the existing Config.exe file on your computer with a different version procured from the Internet is advisable. To remove the file using Comodo's trusted and effective antivirus software, follow the steps below:

Step 1: Download the award-winning Free Comodo Antivirus.

Step 2: Installation configuration frames will be displayed. Select the configuration you would like to apply.

Step 3: After network detection is complete, press “Close” button for a scan window.

Step 4: Restart your PC.

Step 5: It will take some time for the Comodo Internet Security to update the antivirus.

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

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

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

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Malware Entries

First Seen: 25 May 2018 at 3:13 am
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Name
Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
Malware Behavior
1 N/A Executable ee0884ae473ddd61
63857d491e9e2eba
7d4b7ca2
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Virus.Win32.
Ramnit.K
No N/A N/A Philippines N/A
2 N/A Executable 3ff62fa91f53c987
3d0a14f0bc41ea16
b5c4cc04
4523b2b902aad575
92d1ea8395ba951f
Virus.Win32.
Sality.gen
No 1, 0, 0, 1 1, 0, 0, 1 103.58.92.14/32 N/A
3 Hewlett-Packard GmbH Executable ce66c4455de2be82
4f96135f1e701d2a
d43be14e
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Virus.Win32.
Sality.gen
No 1.02 1.02 United States N/A
4 N/A Executable dad8d54adfde5871
88305a4feeb5fd52
15251c48
a45ecc56cc6ccffe
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Virus.Win32.
Sality.gen
No 12.2.1.0 N/A 156.222.124.192/32 N/A
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Safe Entries

First Seen: 30 March 2010 at 11:08 pm
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
1 VRCP Soft Executable 4c1285be385dd09c
9aff4a6ace0587fb
cd1e9eb2
8caf74d869a3afdd
94fd77ed71eb1b31
No 1.06.0005 1.06.0005 United States
2 N/A Executable 3322dc393289f049
5f69caeead907198
734392b2
d950488818b61dcd
5ebce9684369bbc5
No 2.00 2.00 United States
3 Aivosto Oy Executable 7953f90a33c67820
7c3c69acdd396591
c5c1d1d2
9a915ed0d44a5634
90fb6068697a3a65
Yes 1.01 1.01 10.108.51.140/32
4 TODO: <会社名> Executable 44d7722e711db3c0
f7a5d84620f4e0cf
9ca580e1
1e52c9cc6e46cbfe
fd1ac5d6e45471a7
No 1.0.0.1 1.0.0.1 Japan
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