How to Remove “SYMCUW.exe”

What is SYMCUW.exe?

SYMCUW.exe is a legitimate executable file developed by Symantec Corporation. This process is known as SymCUW and it belongs to Symantec Shared Components. It is commonly stored in C:\Program Files.

Cybercriminals find a way out to mimic malicious programs in the name of SYMCUW.exe to spread malware infection.

Affected Platform: Windows OS

How to detect whether your system is affected by SYMCUW.exe ?

Viruses can easily affect and corrupt “.exe” files causing several system malfunctions. Below are the symptoms to check if your system is infected with the malware:

  • Problem during computer startup.
  • Problem during program startup.
  • Errors while running specific functions.
  • Damaged and missing link files.
  • Conflict in the process.
  • Missing or corrupted driver files.
  • Invalid Windows registry.
  • Hardware malfunction.

To further establish the infection of malware, take the following steps:

  • Go to Task Manager by pressing the combination of keys CTRL+ALT+DEL.
  • Go to the process tab and right-click on the SYMCUW.exe file and open its location.

If the file is located outside C:\Program Files, then you should perform an antivirus scan to get rid of the malware infection.

How does Comodo Antivirus help you to protect your system from SYMCUW.exe malware?

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Step 7: If the system is infected with SYMCUW.exe malware or any other threats, you will be prompted with an alert screen upon scanning.

Step 8: Comodo Antivirus will remove SYMCUW.exe malware from your computer including all other malwares!

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Malware Entries

First Seen: 10 June 2009 at 3:31 pm
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Malware
Name
Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
Malware Behavior
1 Symantec Corporation Executable 269d26be299b9c83
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9d6406f0
6989f24e922c9afa
5a562241b3caab6b
Virus.Win32.
Sality.gen
No 8.0.0.103 8.0 Qatar N/A
2 Symantec Corporation Executable dfd4b414737778e8
1dfc4e477b7e628a
8b541691
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5e6f2f3398c1bbb7
Virus.Win32.
Sality.gen
No 8.0.0.103 8.0 Philippines N/A
3 Symantec Corporation Executable 3f8f50b0110ead98
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d2f5afe3
3cafb42dedd0144c
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Virus.Win32.
Parite.gen
No 8.1.0.28 8.1 Slovenia N/A
4 Symantec Corporation Executable d07566927f6d09e7
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Virus.Win32.
Sality.gen
No 8.0.0.103 8.0 United States N/A
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Safe Entries

First Seen: 12 August 2008 at 12:33 pm
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
1 Symantec Corporation Executable bb8828d1528bd2a9
1e490750b12023e5
9345b176
e3c9b72c8a4292c8
849abe0683fadfd9
Yes 8.0.0.103 8.0 United States
2 Symantec Corporation Executable a200e99292b66475
99ebe655fe4d29b7
b4cbfc73
f670205b98977b10
4ebcec063b9e9c98
Yes 7.0.0.108 7.0 India
3 Symantec Corporation Executable d08cc61d660b9b75
5cceebbafbd6d9d7
f6b1acdd
9c841aafbb7503e5
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Yes 7.0.0.108 7.0 Romania
4 Symantec Corporation Executable e47eb395c24c9ebf
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fb36577a
N/A Yes 8.1.0.28 8.1 United States
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