How to Remove “Msconfig.exe”

What is Msconfig.exe?


Msconfig.exe is a legitimage file. It is also called Microsoft Configuration. This file is very essential for Windows operating system. It is commonly stored in C:\Windows\System32. This file is very improtant for system to be stable and and for it to run properly. So the malware programmers write malicious programs to name it as msconfig.exe to spread infection via internet, hence to  damage the system software and hardware
 
Affected Platform: Windows OS
 

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

 
When the system performance is very slow, or if you tend to get some annoying popups, it is hightime to check the task manager by pressing the combination of  keys ctrl+del+alt and go to the process tab to see the msconfig.exe file then right click on that and open the location, if the location is C:\Windows\System32 then the system is safe and secure, it it is located somewhere else, then the system is affected by msconfig.exe malware.
 
How to remove the Msconfig.exe malware from system using Comodo Antivirus?
 
Step 1: Download our award-winning Comodo Free Antivirus.
 
Step 2: Installation configuration frames will be displayed. Select the configuration you would like to apply.
 
Step 3: Select Customize Configuration option and arrange installers, configuration, and file location.
 
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 the Msconfig.exe malware from your computer including all other malwares!
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Malware Entries

First Seen: 28 March 2009 at 5:01 pm
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Malware
Name
Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
Malware Behavior
1 N/A Executable 67c6ca7b93cd7e00
167144b813ae4a38
78b20ab0
4b3d3f22f57d71fb
9dd154c6bfb92b02
Unclassified
Malware
No N/A N/A United States N/A
2 个人软件 Executable bc95125364cbf9fa
1f68469edf679321
6b906f04
7d90c129a6db77b1
af2b5cb92151e002
TrojWare.Win
32.Regrun.Q
No 2.01.0009 2.01.0009 United States N/A
3 N/A Executable 1b57757131ea28c9
e0cb731314fe08da
f5f2cdb8
fc7761dc7ada82bd
743b6cda5220a144
Unclassified
Malware
No N/A N/A United States N/A
4 Microsoft Corporation Executable f8bafc1ac34e58c0
9749e27254c5283c
373d7574
fe054b97ffbe19e8
750327bd8b0bb872
Heur.Suspici
ous
No 5.1.2600.2
149
(xpsp_sp2_
rc2.040610
-1520)
5.1.2600.2
149
United States N/A
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31

Safe Entries

First Seen: 24 June 2008 at 8:43 am
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
1 Microsoft Corporation Executable e3ac7835738fec44
794b5f4d2bea91fd
5d1168f8
a00075951e38a73f
e2f9d8384311710a
No 6.1.7601.1
7514
(win7sp1_r
tm.101119-
1850)
6.1.7601.1
7514
31.12.136.217/32
2 Microsoft Corporation Executable 56f464ed3b138d75
a78414b92e39f624
e021923d
c574151933a88e69
ee08ce6ad0ac37b4
No 5.1.2600.1
106
(xpsp1.020
828-1920)
5.1.2600.1
106
United States
3 ReactOS Development Team Executable acde59965ca75d19
b8724b713413cb83
a999f306
8be18c378abdd6cf
33d80b8478bbe19d
No 0.4.6 0.4.6 10.100.19.22/32
4 Microsoft Corporation Executable 7cf14dd3dc07369b
995596bea84fb906
c0f708b0
89cb2b287ecc0498
f0f3e466f6a5601c
No 5.1.2600.2
180
(xpsp_sp2_
rtm.040803
-2158)
5.1.2600.2
180
United States
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