How to Remove “WMDMDist.exe”

What is wmdmdist.exe?

wmdmdist.exe is a legitimate file process developed by Microsoft Corporation. This process is known as Windows Media Component Setup Application and it belongs to Windows Media Component Setup Application. You can locate the file in C:\Windows\System32. The virus is created by malware authors and is named after wmdmdist.exe file.

Affected Platform: Windows OS

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

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

  • Unstable internet connection
  • Browser redirects to unwanted websites
  • PC performance slows down
  • Browser is bombarded with hordes of popup ads
  • System screen freezes repeatedly

If you find any of the above mentioned symptoms, take the following steps to be sure about the malware infection:

  • Press CTRL+ALT+DEL keys to open Task Manager.
  • Go to the process tab and right-click on the wmdmdist.exe file and open its location.

If the file is located outside C:\Windows\System32, then you should take measures to get rid of the malware.

How to remove wmdmdist.exe malware from system with Comodo Cleaning Essentials?

Comodo Cleaning Essentials (CCE) incorporates antivirus software with unique features like auto-sandboxing to identify and obstruct every suspicious process running on an endpoint with a single click. To remove wmdmdist.exe malware using CCE, follow the steps mentioned below:

Step 1: Download the CCE suite.

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Step 5: Comodo Cleaning Essentials will remove wmdmdist.exe malware from your computer including all other malwares!

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Malware Entries

First Seen: 03 February 2013 at 3:51 am
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Name
Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
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Malware Behavior
1 Microsoft Corporation Executable 2e9fde5c13a022f2
ad0a11ed9ccd16ca
87e2ed03
7b89c02c5839204d
0e387635ffe2f3b8
Virus.Win32.
Sality.gen
No 9.00.00.29
80
9.00.00.29
80
Vietnam N/A
2 Microsoft Corporation Executable b10e8c485df8fd5e
8a83f94f58abd72c
1a591999
b2503cf20b78af29
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Virus.Win32.
Daum.A
No 9.00.00.29
80
9.00.00.29
80
Poland N/A
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Safe Entries

First Seen: 27 June 2008 at 5:04 pm
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
1 Microsoft Corporation Executable 2ed4c9ac3adad3a3
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c6cf0884
40c25fbd9c2a2a6d
011c508ddb3a55f1
Yes 9.00.00.29
80
9.00.00.29
80
198.20.167.84/32
2 Microsoft Corporation Executable 2ed4c9ac3adad3a3
d9727933d00b5f06
c6cf0884
40c25fbd9c2a2a6d
011c508ddb3a55f1
Yes 9.00.00.29
80
9.00.00.29
80
104.236.253.252/32
3 Microsoft Corporation Executable 2ed4c9ac3adad3a3
d9727933d00b5f06
c6cf0884
40c25fbd9c2a2a6d
011c508ddb3a55f1
Yes 9.00.00.29
80
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80
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4 Microsoft Corporation Executable 246792d76432f93a
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