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 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
3 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
4 Microsoft Corporation Executable e3e2352022cadc76
04fa7881c1d1c3ca
c6d05fcb
44297d4d7ee6f417
d0fa23e203f06f72
Virus.Win32.
Virut.CE
No 5.1.2600.5
512
(xpsp.0804
13-2108)
5.1.2600.5
512
Egypt 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 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 ReactOS Development Team Executable acde59965ca75d19
b8724b713413cb83
a999f306
8be18c378abdd6cf
33d80b8478bbe19d
No 0.4.6 0.4.6 10.100.19.22/32
3 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
4 Microsoft Corporation Executable c9c9c45b7e97bb7a
180064d0a1962429
f015686d
e19d102baf266f34
592f7c742fbfa886
No 6.1.7601.1
7514
(win7sp1_r
tm.101119-
1850)
6.1.7601.1
7514
United States
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