How to Remove “WinFish_Scr.exe”

What is winfish_scr.exe?

winfish_scr.exe is a legitimate file. This process is known as Insaniquarium. It belongs to Insaniquarium and was developed by PopCap Games. It is commonly stored in C:\Program Files. Malware programmers or cybercriminals write different types of malicious programs and name them as winfish_scr.exe to spread virus.

Affected Platform: Windows OS

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

Each malware is different and causes unique problems to the system. You will notice one or several of the following symptoms if your system is infected with winfish_scr.exe malware:

  • Internet connection fluctuates
  • winfish_scr.exe file is taking more of your CPU memory 
  • System performance is very low
  • Browser is redirected to some strange websites
  • Interference of annoying popup ads
  • Other malwares infiltrate into the system


To further establish the malware infection, 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 winfish_scr.exe and open the file location

If the file is located outside C:\Program FIles, then it is likely that the system is affected with winfish_scr.exe malware.

How to remove winfish_scr.exe malware from system using Comodo Antivirus?

Ideally, replacing the existing winfish_scr.exe file on your computer with a different version procured from the internet is advisable. To remove the file using Comodo's trusted and effective antivirus software, follow the steps below:

Step 1: Download the award-winning Comodo Free 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: Once the Installation is Finished, restart your PC.

Step 5: It will take some time for the Comodo Internet Security to update the antivirus.

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 winfish_scr.exe malware from your computer including all other malwares!
 

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Malware Entries

First Seen: 27 November 2011 at 1:14 am
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Malware
Name
Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
Malware Behavior
1 PopCap Games Executable adcca0d188fef383
b76530f28771255a
05d3cbb0
b0a941d6b718a0a9
9a2500cb62848239
Virus.Win32.
Sality.gen
No 1, 0, 0, 1 1.0 37.140.249.54/32 N/A
2 PopCap Games Executable 1bfd3823ccb9b016
9ad532b2530c97f6
f955cfff
c3cde407ab7b43bb
c09ac9aa91bbe610
Virus.Win32.
Ramnit.K
No 1, 0, 0, 1 1.0 Russian Federation N/A
3 PopCap Games Executable 486a80f0f559587a
7cf2648f6f8e3af4
3c726ebe
e69f72def7a6bf05
9952b8d8ebef830d
Virus.Win32.
Sality.gen
No 1, 0, 0, 1 1.0 Indonesia N/A
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Safe Entries

First Seen: 23 February 2009 at 3:19 am
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
1 PopCap Games Executable 0ff538528df458ad
6f8f5f4a8d80fb8f
dc9e30a3
99c6763d0227e4cb
bc0bb71ce9ecc989
No 1, 0, 0, 1 1.0 156.215.93.49/32
2 PopCap Games Executable 522cd141626323bb
48f6bb27f08a9b85
fbec341b
45132d49318d2d24
4a102c42338e1770
No 1, 0, 0, 1 1.0 Internal Submission
3 PopCap Games Executable e67a6e55f34748c9
eee25b86604d90bb
f489c0a6
fe11735c29591b43
f620d7bb9398be74
Yes 1, 1, 0, 0 1.1 United States
4 PopCap Games Executable f15d5133eca98de9
0f3d211976de6d62
044ace5c
e42d327c4662eaed
45e1a3f5150aa8d0
Yes 1, 0, 0, 1 1.0 10.224.1.22/32
Display 4 items per page
  • 4 items per page
  • 8 items per page
  • 16 items per page
  • 32 items per page
 
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