How to Remove “Drwtsn32.exe”

What is Drwtsn32.exe?

Drwtsn32.exe is a legitimate process file popularly known as DrWatson Postmortem Debugger. It is associated with Windows Operating System, developed by Microsoft Corporation. It is located in C:\Windows\System32 by default. Malware programmers create files with virus scripts and name them after Drwtsn32.exe  with an intention to spread virus on the internet.

Affected Platform: Windows OS

How to check if your computer is infected with Drwtsn32.exe malware?

Keep an eye for the following symptoms to see if your PC is infected with Drwtsn32.exe malware:

  • Internet connection fluctuates
  • Drwtsn32.exe  takes too much CPU space
  • PC slows down significantly
  • Browser automatically redirects to some irrelevant websites
  • Unsolicited ads and popups starts appearing
  • Screen freezes constantly

Take the following steps to diagnose your PC for possible Drwtsn32.exe 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, then you should run an antivirus scan to get rid of the malware.

How to remove Drwtsn32.exe malware from system using Comodo Free Antivirus?

Step 1: Download the award-winning Comodo Free 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 Drwtsn32.exe  malware from your computer including all other malwares!

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Malware Entries

First Seen: 13 October 2010 at 2:40 am
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Malware
Name
Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
Malware Behavior
1 N/A Executable 63ba5b44b94fa532
b449906f58fd1c22
1996adfb
0845c95d438f0568
c7e01b26ef890e18
Backdoor.Win
32.Poison.as
No N/A N/A Bulgaria N/A
2 Microsoft Corporation Executable d0fcb0a10f1bbe46
90282263fde25473
3b8aa52d
32e5a05bdf3e8734
f686b095ab3057df
Virus.Win32.
Virut.CE
No 5.1.2600.0
(XPClient.
010817-114
8)
5.1.2600.0 Egypt N/A
3 N/A Executable 0835b0047c295345
288db5dba886026b
b713b11d
dce137a731cfe5a8
126626e7242f0138
Backdoor.Win
32.Poison.as
No N/A N/A Canada N/A
4 N/A Executable ef257c0744d695ff
e2b2b3d7bf531e4c
d72b0f79
f49aea3d65c8c5d0
b62da7c65c52af84
Backdoor.Win
32.Poison.as
No N/A N/A Italy N/A
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39

Safe Entries

First Seen: 04 June 2008 at 7:21 am
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
1 Microsoft Corporation Executable 1717b633478fb107
d3c26344f710328b
93ae550c
c9f5e1de6da983e8
9e714ed80c11f000
No 5.1.2600.0
(XPClient.
010817-114
8)
5.1.2600.0 United States
2 Microsoft Corporation Executable 229c430ffeec71a2
db5918e5708c6f87
d73a27aa
0cb0466aaa7712eb
7927fd4eb1bfbb4f
No 5.1.2600.0
(XPClient.
010817-114
8)
5.1.2600.0 Portugal
3 Microsoft Corporation Executable 5e45bc908458e1b9
c697cb5effa5b4d2
ba68de4f
6f8ab80e6a245d83
b370137ad17f2121
No 5.1.2600.0
(XPClient.
010817-114
8)
5.1.2600.0 Mexico
4 Microsoft Corporation Executable 1717b633478fb107
d3c26344f710328b
93ae550c
c9f5e1de6da983e8
9e714ed80c11f000
No 5.1.2600.0
(XPClient.
010817-114
8)
5.1.2600.0 United Kingdom
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