How to Remove “Magnify.exe”

Magnify.exe is a legitimate file developed by Microsoft for Windows Operating System. This process is known as Magnifier and it is associated with Magnifier. It is located in the subfolder of 'C:\windows'.Malware programmers create files with virus scripts and name them after magnify.exe with an intention to spread virus on the internet.

Affected Platform: Windows OS

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

Magnify.exe file can easily be infected by trojan. Keep an eye for the following symptoms to see if your PC is infected with magnify.exe malware:

  • Internet connection fluctuates
  • Magnify.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 magnify.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, then you should run an antivirus scan to get rid of the malware.

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

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

Step 2: Check on the “Do not detect new networks again” option when Comodo Internet Security internal firewall activates the network detection process.

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 magnify.exe malware from your computer including all other malwares!

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Malware Entries

First Seen: 12 October 2010 at 5:34 pm
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Malware
Name
Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
Malware Behavior
1 Корпорация Майкрософт Executable 3a0986ccb4f7036c
d35cfd02923381c8
83d65635
e6dabfc016a35f34
ee5b911136f25301
Virus.Win32.
Expiro.R0
No 5.1.2600.5
512
(xpsp.0804
13-2105)
5.1.2600.5
512
Ukraine N/A
2 Microsoft Corporation Executable c2ad7e5faee3bd4f
34efa589e367efb4
91093914
95d63977360a9a91
897d4ff42f65bbed
Virus.Win32.
Expiro.jet
No 5.1.2600.5
512
(xpsp.0804
13-2105)
5.1.2600.5
512
Brazil N/A
3 Microsoft Corporation Executable 4da2eb7221ea4b76
51e77dd5d97e50eb
2a274f71
1474e17ab26b569c
680d5e28989fb937
Virus.Win32.
Virut.CE
No 6.1.7600.1
6385
(win7_rtm.
090713-125
5)
6.1.7600.1
6385
Nepal N/A
4 Microsoft Corporation Executable 4dc0673887ac7ba0
7eadbf1d3d582a7e
df3623de
1a03d5900399ec9f
8928a61e9e9e12b6
Virus.Win32.
Expiro.win
No 6.1.7600.1
6385
(win7_rtm.
090713-125
5)
6.1.7600.1
6385
Russian Federation N/A
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41

Safe Entries

First Seen: 25 June 2008 at 1:44 pm
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
1 N/A Executable 90fac4c07a671ce9
27cc8fe90d59d347
ac5d7729
c593c6c61c8bde76
534ba21494872e1e
No N/A N/A Internal Submission
2 Microsoft Corporation Executable 2cf4cf9413f26c69
00ea068932f1c51f
68a24bef
39acd81dce0c3b98
733b0f0ada69f997
No 5.1.2600.1
143
(xpsp2.021
108-1929)
5.1.2600.1
143
United States
3 Microsoft Corporation Executable 3d31ce903911b397
901ef0477d4311eb
7ea3f847
8517a01b18528a10
38051564a7116f9c
No 5.2.3790.3
959
(srv03_sp2
_rtm.07021
6-1710)
5.2.3790.3
959
Internal Submission
4 Microsoft Corporation Executable d4b8cafce4664bb3
39859a90a9dd1506
f831756d
233b45ddf77bd45e
53872881cff1839b
No 6.1.7600.1
6385
(win7_rtm.
090713-125
5)
6.1.7600.1
6385
Poland
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