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: 17 May 2018 at 10:23 am
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Malware
Name
Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
Malware Behavior
1 Microsoft Corporation Executable 683df95171b0f5a4
d3ff6d79e5ea4329
12240064
4c28aff478669554
0eb3850a6870b93c
Virus.Win32.
Virut.CE
No 5.1.2600.5
512
(xpsp.0804
13-2108)
5.1.2600.5
512
Syrian Arab Republic N/A
2 Microsoft Corporation Executable cd24ac77d053eeb4
775cfde6a0d02b7f
6e7a3eab
3c9a9ef10128c05a
1a8d9372c27afd6f
Virus.Win32.
Virut.CE
No 5.1.2600.5
512
(xpsp.0804
13-2108)
5.1.2600.5
512
Russian Federation N/A
3 Microsoft Corporation Executable 88ef98e4ea7a4796
a5f7222dfc642f96
1bc07ab6
87be23ccddc72b06
cdb307f170599df4
Virus.Win32.
Virut.CE
No 6.1.7601.1
7514
(win7sp1_r
tm.101119-
1850)
6.1.7601.1
7514
Indonesia N/A
4 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
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Safe Entries

First Seen: 15 May 2018 at 5:44 pm
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
1 Microsoft Corporation Executable 6b87b4e5eacdcd8d
1aca3beaa55ff2d6
3e80f384
d9e219f63c44c2a2
9c7d29f0a6f8b903
No 10.0.17758
.1
(WinBuild.
160101.080
0)
10.0.17758
.1
China
2 Microsoft Corporation Executable 0c003978bad39e60
033e7d5580a09cda
0a451afb
42d0223c77583fea
3e375594e1b52334
No 10.0.17755
.1
(WinBuild.
160101.080
0)
10.0.17755
.1
Japan
3 ReactOS Development Team Executable c448114a4b153617
a337ecf772abe54b
35eaaea0
434f9571ee7a39b4
652fc3eb0f212a61
No 0.4.8 0.4.8 10.108.51.194/32
4 ReactOS Development Team Executable c448114a4b153617
a337ecf772abe54b
35eaaea0
434f9571ee7a39b4
652fc3eb0f212a61
No 0.4.8 0.4.8 United States
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