What is WCPConfig.exe?
WCPConfig.exe is a legitimate process file popularly known as FastPictureViewer WIC Codec Pack Configuration Tool. It belongs to FastPictureViewer WIC Codec Pack, developed by Axel Rietschin Software Developments. It is located in C:\Windows by default.
Malware programmers write virus files with malicious scripts and save them as WCPConfig.exe with an intention to spread virus on the internet.
Affected Platforms: Windows OS
How to determine if your computer is infected with WCPConfig.exe malware?
Look out for these symptoms to check if your PC is infected with WCPConfig.exe malware:
- Unstable internet connection
- WCPConfig.exe occupies extra CPU space
- PC processing speed slows down
- Browser often redirects to irrelevant websites
- Browser is bombarded with hordes of popup ads
- Computer screen freezes repeatedly
Take the following steps to diagnose your PC for possible WCPConfig.exe malware attack:
Step 1: Simultaneously press CTRL+ALT+DEL keys to open Task Manager.
Step 2: If you notice the file located outside C:\Windows, perform an antivirus scan to get rid of the malware.
How to remove WCPConfig.exe malware from system using Comodo Antivirus?
Step 1: Download our award-winning 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 after the installation gets over
Step 5: Wait for Comodo Internet Security to update the antivirus.
Step 6: Proceed with the quick scan that automatically begins after the update.
Step 7: If threats are found during the scanning, you will be notified through an alert screen.
Step 8: Comodo Antivirus will remove WCPConfig.exe malware from your computer including all other malwares!
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