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: 07 October 2011 at 10:23 pm
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Malware
Name
Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
Malware Behavior
1 Microsoft Corporation Executable bb7d3bf314bb9637
b57eadc49904ea43
0f746781
4791e7042bd8963d
13cb50de081137df
Virus.Win32.
Virut.CE
No 5.1.2600.5
512
(xpsp.0804
13-2108)
5.1.2600.5
512
Egypt N/A
2 Microsoft Corporation Executable c9168e52725e99b0
9efdfed016bcd2ba
a766ec5c
7e78c124e5558d66
e052568c74707d7b
Virus.Win32.
Virut.CE
No 6.1.7601.1
7514
(win7sp1_r
tm.101119-
1850)
6.1.7601.1
7514
Vietnam N/A
3 Microsoft Corporation Executable 4e725777e555d3f8
c6e81ba92480a64a
94325578
3cb45b741ea7e376
ea8bd3fea8e69525
Virus.Win32.
Virut.CE
No 6.1.7600.1
6385
(win7_rtm.
090713-125
5)
6.1.7600.1
6385
Europe N/A
4 Microsoft Corporation Executable 0dc6997e06d9575d
767d29779fbfdddc
8723a85d
ef9490d7927c81e5
14e51acf2bef4f19
Virus.Win32.
Virut.CE
No 6.1.7600.1
6385
(win7_rtm.
090713-125
5)
6.1.7600.1
6385
197.210.47.180/32 N/A
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Safe Entries

First Seen: 24 June 2008 at 2:07 pm
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
1 Microsoft Corporation Executable 21d079909eeffda4
b79dace30eafa086
0bbd4c62
4fd22142f5469246
3a7b98b7de175573
No 5.1.2600.2
180
(xpsp_sp2_
rtm.040803
-2158)
5.1.2600.2
180
Internal Submission
2 ReactOS Development Team Executable c448114a4b153617
a337ecf772abe54b
35eaaea0
434f9571ee7a39b4
652fc3eb0f212a61
No 0.4.8 0.4.8 10.108.51.194/32
3 Microsoft Corporation Executable d9ec63e4e787251b
5074b161a3ce5a68
877e02a5
72a07dfb33055d59
351aa1dedad08040
No 5.1.2600.2
096
(xpsp_sp2_
rc1.040311
-2315)
5.1.2600.2
096
Internal Submission
4 ReactOS Development Team Executable c448114a4b153617
a337ecf772abe54b
35eaaea0
434f9571ee7a39b4
652fc3eb0f212a61
No 0.4.8 0.4.8 United States
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