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: 16 December 2008 at 11:02 am
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Malware
Name
Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
Malware Behavior
1 =PKU.GSM= Executable 368e469816de593f
305a252d0f090463
c8f6a52f
43f1c17a7c5dd7b1
4c3219119d363fe0
Unclassified
Malware
No 1.4.3.4 1.43 United States N/A
2 cxmx Inc. Executable 768359c797727ba6
94df1943a77289c1
b127f752
685967e958a96a43
884e9ab979e1221e
Unclassified
Malware
No 3.0.1.14 3.0.1.14 United States N/A
3 N/A Executable de9a2da823708c07
0ba12a4c10d6281b
8e72785a
65e138414b568c98
a83bf72fa319ea4c
TrojWare.Win
32.VB.QOTY
No 1.00 1.00 United States N/A
4 N/A Executable e54084ec392ef846
bcfdde50f6d34b46
97eb504c
16de0ccdb136d5b7
7f272cb17a9971b6
Unclassified
Malware
No 1, 0, 0, 1 1, 0, 0, 1 United States N/A
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Safe Entries

First Seen: 10 July 2008 at 1:00 pm
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
1 Alexey Torgashin Executable 28e0f92b7133e147
257ba4498f90e79c
e95f7b2e
71e950777819b5da
5c92a89d5df9d871
No 1.4.2 N/A United States
2 DivXNetworks Inc. Executable 739b0f9afb2e1a79
d726b762a4a6a264
02b8594f
8c04dfec2438cf43
d575b2b03f23e24a
No 2, 0, 0, 1 2, 0, 0, 1 United States
3 BeiXinYuan Executable 8ff3d9ccda4257cd
e9bc23d0160b3d66
fa703405
03aeaab8cab7212e
81cf881770574a99
No 1, 0, 0, 1 1, 0, 0, 1 United States
4 N/A Executable 22de405de788b794
087db99e20459676
e7739e06
855c0c21eb0fb088
0347f95cc7664b8b
No 1, 0, 0, 1 1, 0, 0, 1 United States
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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