How to Remove “Mofcomp.exe”

Mofcomp.exe is a legitimate file. This process is known as Mofcomp developed by Microsoft associated with Compaq Operating System CD. It is commonly stored in %systemroot%:\windows\syswow64\wbem\.The malware authors or cyber criminals write different types of malicious programs and name it as mofcomp.exe to damage the software and hardware.

Affected Platform: Windows OS

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

  • If the internet connection fluctuation is high 
  • Mofcomp.exe file is taking more of your CPU memory 
  • System performance is very low
  • System is redirected to some strange websites 
  • System is getting some annoying popup ads 
  • System freezes quiet often
  • It invites other malware to infect and damage the system and exploits the same to collect the user private information

If you notice any of these symptoms, it is likely that your system is infect with mofcomp.exe malware. To make sure, press the Ctrl+Alt+Del keys together in combination to open the Task Manager, go to the process tab and right-click on the mofcomp.exe to open the information about its location. If the file is located outside of %systemroot%:\windows\syswow64\wbem\, you can conclude that mofcomp.exe is a harmful malware.

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

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

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Malware Entries

First Seen: 27 November 2011 at 12:07 am
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Malware
Name
Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
Malware Behavior
1 Microsoft Corporation Executable 357ffa47ff966ce4
c8dc587bef7d434a
a3b48ed4
dbd6c378ec790ae6
c8831a70182f3ca9
Virus.Win32.
Virut.CE
No 6.1.7600.1
6385
(win7_rtm.
090713-125
5)
6.1.7600.1
6385
Pakistan N/A
2 Microsoft Corporation Executable 77ea457191f1e376
8018d4811527e71a
c8ce2cda
76615ee12e7a19c3
78e36be7c34df536
Virus.Win32.
Virut.CE
No 6.1.7600.1
6385
(win7_rtm.
090713-125
5)
6.1.7600.1
6385
Egypt N/A
3 N/A Executable 37d20042cad93deb
dadaa575a69328e0
9751cad7
7d24296fdb939176
0b372c728f513b1d
Backdoor.Win
32.Poison.as
No N/A N/A United States N/A
4 Microsoft Corporation Executable 69058808ee8a896c
7bafd7ebcb62bce8
4273d696
4b8393b16bc5091b
0e5d1407b2cad12d
Virus.Win32.
Virut.CE
No 5.1.2600.5
508
(xpsp.0803
20-1625)
5.1.2600.5
508
Indonesia N/A
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Safe Entries

First Seen: 18 June 2008 at 10:37 pm
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
1 Microsoft Corporation Executable d405e717e305d635
7fa612c5ef82cdec
488c1ad5
bab8d493c9f342ed
90958642b60c978b
No 6.2.9200.1
6384
(win8_rtm.
120725-124
7)
6.2.9200.1
6384
United States
2 Microsoft Corporation Executable a5b3199f6e6f2de5
274faa70402ad649
36e23404
8a8a5c60560e09fb
c24019c462a014ea
No 5.1.2600.1
106
(xpsp1.020
828-1920)
5.1.2600.1
106
Canada
3 Microsoft Corporation Executable 0f59b56fd37b75f7
f20df5a78c429cde
8790f550
2916f362399812d2
4ce10afc12dca41d
No 6.1.7600.1
6385
(win7_rtm.
090713-125
5)
6.1.7600.1
6385
Internal Submission
4 Microsoft Corporation Executable a926f062b95063bf
4df08b445454e5b4
72986ae7
53ab91efa7b145af
e5df6fb5916f00f1
No 10.0.16232
.1000
(WinBuild.
160101.080
0)
10.0.16232
.1000
Germany
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