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: 12 September 2008 at 10:17 am
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Malware
Name
Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
Malware Behavior
1 PopCap Games Executable 281a7368e72b7ee9
5d0b28bf36823471
a30fe77f
70aee2e1585b554c
8662ca4a3f3b597e
Virus.Win32.
Sality.gen
No 1, 0, 0, 1 1.0 Philippines N/A
2 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
3 PopCap Games Executable dcd517e2264eb01e
aa5d02474abf51ed
9792c195
N/A Virus.Win32.
Sality.gen
No 1, 0, 0, 1 1.0 Indonesia N/A
4 PopCap Games Executable 1ad2545e91f7c69f
e3e66579fb38efe2
1a7ef03c
860e15f59cb30d60
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Virus.Win32.
Ramnit.A
No 1, 0, 0, 1 1.0 United States N/A
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  • 4 items per page
  • 8 items per page
  • 16 items per page
  • 32 items per page
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Safe Entries

First Seen: 27 July 2008 at 2:52 pm
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 6863ae44321e12e4
a04921e902294718
657b0d61
a64726d2d7515105
65ccd650b672254c
No 1, 1, 0, 0 1.1 United States
3 PopCap Games Executable a99bd61843a31a24
8ceb75529abaff1c
cc19e27d
e45f96dca761c14d
1e53f6d30f26c035
Yes 1, 1, 0, 0 1.1 Indonesia
4 PopCap Games Executable 0536ca0b560dd546
610037ea4c116cc4
55c4c5e2
f90cf8f2b3e0fe82
1742da56cbf34d63
No 1, 0, 0, 1 1.0 198.20.167.84/32
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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