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: 20 October 2011 at 7:25 pm
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Malware
Name
Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
Malware Behavior
1 Корпорация Майкрософт Executable a958f7f08e4705ab
96057563c251e54f
f6e80ae5
8f98828d0a82ab3e
a67045f26c6b4b44
Virus.Win32.
Virut.CE
No 5.1.2600.5
512
(xpsp.0804
13-2105)
5.1.2600.5
512
Russian Federation N/A
2 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
3 Microsoft Corporation Executable c04cc236ccb51a2c
92e4238ba6e85734
6b444948
9918d0c2470baa20
60c5541c7eddf2ce
Virus.Win32.
Virut.CE
No 6.1.7600.1
6385
(win7_rtm.
090713-125
5)
6.1.7600.1
6385
Indonesia N/A
4 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
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13

Safe Entries

First Seen: 04 October 2011 at 2:02 am
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
1 Microsoft Corporation Executable 1ae0ffdbf0337eee
994515dfac2ea1eb
d6d13406
4e3c8dd0c40f1b89
26d8dff46a3d6520
No 5.00.2195.
6139
5.00.2195.
6139
United States
2 Microsoft Corporation Executable 4e313a0b73b733f8
e461d6e4911fd1bc
dd756ba8
40458c6439e22b01
d2a72c26e6ff49dd
Yes 8.20.468.0 8.2 10.224.1.59/32
3 ReactOS Development Team Executable ae20e88adaf8cb12
f042b71ac6c56c40
97a2f319
19f4416238cae28d
142ab556de8ddd55
No 0.4.8 0.4.8 United States
4 Microsoft Corporation Executable f40ac50ea715202a
5f41def802b53b93
59fecc88
b4ff365d70f2ddd2
aee8b835afc9fbe6
No 5.1.2600.0
(xpclient.
010817-114
8)
5.1.2600.0 United States
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