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: 15 March 2018 at 9:33 pm
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Name
Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
Malware Behavior
1 N/A Executable ee0884ae473ddd61
63857d491e9e2eba
7d4b7ca2
b16c0ad720863b45
941ed9dffc8f79be
Virus.Win32.
Ramnit.K
No N/A N/A Philippines N/A
2 Hewlett-Packard GmbH Executable ce66c4455de2be82
4f96135f1e701d2a
d43be14e
c74d70b9225033c8
9026ed52d3c380e2
Virus.Win32.
Sality.gen
No 1.02 1.02 United States N/A
3 N/A Executable 792bb6278e858364
b2aab6022c972864
64b0ae26
752d4be4dac86601
aeb482602f1f7ed9
Win32.Viking
.CH~clean
No N/A N/A United States N/A
4 N/A Executable 111458eb85f780b3
af7f8e9649db0a08
3c643b2d
b832ec1051b15204
e6802b174a3eb61a
Backdoor.Win
32.Beaugrit.
C
No N/A N/A China N/A
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Safe Entries

First Seen: 06 July 2017 at 8:32 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 10.108.51.116/32
2 N/A Executable 3b14e6eeaef33621
8643bfddc18a84bf
9a904700
f67f0022426e0670
05cd4a99fa426646
No N/A 3.3.1.0 United States
3 flypy.com Executable a003f1b664fa9611
89698626e9f306ac
2187f86a
fa4fc710926bd17b
08f943b9f4304176
No 4.0.0.365 8.6.18.042
3
United States
4 VRCP Soft Executable 4c1285be385dd09c
9aff4a6ace0587fb
cd1e9eb2
8caf74d869a3afdd
94fd77ed71eb1b31
No 1.06.0005 1.06.0005 United States
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