How to Remove “WZGLINST32.exe”

What is WZGLINST32.EXE?

WZGLINST32.EXE is a legitimate file process developed by WinZip Computing, S.L. This process is known as Tool Installler and it belongs to WinZip. You can locate the file in C:\users\{user}\appdata\local\temp\{random}.tmp\wzglinst32.exe. The virus is created by malware authors and is named after WZGLINST32.EXE file.

Affected Platform: Windows OS

How to check if your computer is infected with WZGLINST32.EXE malware?

Keep an eye for the following symptoms to check if your PC is infected with WZGLINST32.EXE malware:

  • Unstable internet connection WZGLINST32.EXE
  • 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:

1) Press CTRL+ALT+DEL keys to open Task Manager.
2) Go to the process tab and right-click on the WZGLINST32.EXE file and open its location.

If the file is located outside C:\users\{user}\appdata\local\temp\{random}.tmp\wzglinst32.exe, then you should take measures to get rid of the malware.

How to remove WZGLINST32.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 WZGLINST32.EXE malware using CCE, follow the steps mentioned below:

Step 1: Download the CCE suite.

Step 2: To start the application, double-click on the CCE.exe file.

Step 3: It then probes the antivirus to initiate a full system scan to identify and remove any existing malicious files.

Step 4: If threats are found during the scanning, you will be prompted with an alert screen.

Step 5: Comodo Cleaning Essentials will remove WZGLINST32.EXE malware from your computer including all other malwares!
 

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Malware Entries

First Seen: 06 November 2010 at 11:34 pm
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Malware
Name
Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
Malware Behavior
1 WinZip Computing, S.L. Executable 9b2aaca0304dd794
2499b5a0175ccefa
4f382882
abb885df1247e93e
ba539e9c9f527b28
Virus.Win32.
Sality.gen
No 1.0
(32-bit)
15.0
(9264)
Poland N/A
2 WinZip Computing, S.L. Executable 328fd3d768a88005
88bd918464b5f3bd
ad346b8b
51236e645613fda0
94f07b822c8c0780
Virus.Win32.
Sality.gen
No 1.0
(32-bit)
15.0
(9264)
Poland N/A
3 WinZip Computing, S.L. Executable 7159d319df773f8b
6120c7e2d48164df
ebbe773b
b275ba3ed4bc8d65
56b7971fe47fc67e
Virus.Win32.
Sality.gen
No 1.0
(32-bit)
15.0
(9264)
Poland N/A
4 WinZip Computing, S.L. Executable 10b15c51b3ec76e9
60af0a143fd87135
a5ee4824
11baae54aba80616
e0418643b2bb45b6
Virus.Win32.
Sality.gen
No 1.0
(32-bit)
15.0
(9264)
Poland N/A
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Safe Entries

First Seen: 22 July 2008 at 3:55 pm
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
1 WinZip Computing, S.L. Executable fbc49a5076db2521
5467bb99c3b5e0f3
9d4b4023
be22b60e62ec1b90
dd81a84a17ee541e
Yes 1.0
(32-bit)
16.0
(9684)
10.224.1.117/32
2 WinZip Computing, S.L. Executable de9d22ac5a3b2ffa
5638a07243c3b9fa
a9920b45
741e2bd2f8a55a3a
421b3c17fc3ba725
Yes 1.0
(32-bit)
14.5
(9069)
Spain
3 WinZip Computing, S.L. Executable ec5ed9b539d63de4
5179d2fa2a9ed534
e6d765df
9525c5a8f6528230
d8948da14f56c17c
Yes 1.0
(32-bit)
14.5
(9069)
Internal Submission
4 WinZip Computing, S.L. Executable 518d2f3b11d46e57
4127a4f4bb08bd38
c7b46d2a
50f724755222c7e7
1ce3b6bfe90b9e6d
Yes 1.0
(32-bit)
14.5
(9069)
Internal Submission
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  • 4 items per page
  • 8 items per page
  • 16 items per page
  • 32 items per page
 
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