How to Remove “Unwise.exe”

What is unwise.exe?

unwise.exe is a legitimate file popularly known as unwise.exe. It belongs to Yahoo! Messenger developed by the Yahoo! Corporation. It is typically located in C:\Program Files. Malware programmers create files with virus scripts and name them after unwise.exe with an intention to spread virus on the internet.

Affected Platform: Windows OS

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

Keep an eye for the following symptoms to see if your PC is infected with unwise.exe malware:

  • Internet connection fluctuates
  • unwise.exe takes too much CPU space
  • PC slows down significantly
  • Browser automatically redirects to some irrelevant websites
  • Unsolicited ads and popups starts appearing
  • Screen freezes constantly

Take the following steps to diagnose your PC for possible unwise.exe malware attack:

Step 1: Download the award-winning Free Internet Security.

Step 2: Installation configuration frames will be displayed. Select the configuration you would like to apply.

Step 3: After network detection is complete, press “Close” button for a scan window.

Step 4: Restart your PC.

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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 unwise.exe virus from your computer including all other malwares!

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Malware Entries

First Seen: 12 February 2010 at 7:49 pm
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Malware
Name
Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
Malware Behavior
1 Microsoft Corporation Executable 7a36d906abf293b2
ea67da3d00fafc88
84197b15
ef8a4102c815fc86
593f62e39f62655e
Backdoor.Win
32.Hupigon.U
UE0
No 5.1.2600.5
512
(xpsp.0804
13-0852)
5.1.2600.5
512
United States N/A
2 N/A Executable 24bdeb4f09a0e343
07ecd6c48f34b3b1
3a836ed5
1b0857368ac9abfd
ae6097c41e6e15ed
Virus.Win32.
Sality.gen
No N/A N/A Philippines N/A
3 N/A Executable 39d021f3630b4478
d7fdc6385b3ebdfd
27609df8
343d9eda46516c7e
8906ed332911d081
Virus.Win32.
Ramnit.K
No N/A N/A 103.225.137.42/32 N/A
4 N/A Executable 14ec1f2b58b9af0e
41ba1d39993dc59b
9a84a5a2
bedb12486d9ebb2e
8a0eda865e26d8ec
Virus.Win32.
Ramnit.K
No N/A N/A Indonesia N/A
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Safe Entries

First Seen: 04 June 2008 at 4:56 pm
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
1 N/A Executable 6aa688a09e98bfb2
90b9dd2a416eddc3
daf39a90
79979253df215587
f29028d8e70f3132
No N/A N/A United States
2 N/A Executable 4dcd7a81c5aa5681
8cd2ca9f624e5b29
2cf4c18c
110cb61c9eca5f72
d410ca178ac49493
No N/A N/A United States
3 N/A Executable 99fc456bc1e5b49f
4eaa80f9af9bb6a5
6eff7f1f
0b4c220be3b2bfd2
35fb9ea624488e1b
No N/A N/A Internal Submission
4 N/A Non-executable 56c7a604c9af7a07
f2449a438b7ed7cd
d65711de
a1df4f9afbbbb91b
548f320f1c239f54
No N/A N/A 198.20.167.84/32
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