How to Remove “WzWipe.exe”

What is WzWipe.exe?

WzWipe.exe is a legitimate process file popularly known as WzWipe Executable. It belongs to WzWipe product, developed by WinZip Computing, S.L. It is located in C:\Program Files by default. Malware programmers write virus files with malicious scripts and save them as WzWipe.exe with an intention to spread virus on the internet.

Affected Platforms: Windows OS

How to determine if your computer is infected with WzWipe.exe malware?

Look out for these symptoms to check if your PC is infected with WzWipe.exe malware:

  • Unstable internet connection
  • WzWipe.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 WzWipe.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:\Program Files, perform an antivirus scan to get rid of the malware.

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

Step 1: Download our award-winning 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: 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 WzWipe.exe malware from your computer including all other malwares!

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Malware Entries

First Seen: 24 October 2011 at 5:58 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 e6ab87c594ae627f
58813250974abfa8
648aef32
a95bf1ce4c3861d8
c29642bd766b4b04
Virus.Win32.
Sality.gen
No 1.0
(32-bit)
15.0
(9397)
Iran, Islamic Republic of N/A
2 N/A Executable 877dd498aa507720
fe6a4979f0004acc
c0798cb9
63cfae1beff13c38
5bed7234b3313e75
Win32.Neshta
.A
No N/A N/A Russian Federation N/A
3 N/A Executable 8893b3dedce44cef
cf1bf54f829b2796
1b3a6128
aeee07d04ba2e664
7bb6b53b5c810441
Win32.Neshta
.A
No N/A N/A Romania N/A
4 WinZip Computing, S.L. Executable 4328472c23c56848
7acfafdf95c610c2
2ae18b24
b537d4dc270cd0d1
db8f896c4aab1650
Virus.Win32.
Sality.gen
No 1.0
(32-bit)
15.5
(9438)
India N/A
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Safe Entries

First Seen: 08 March 2010 at 8:30 pm
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
1 WinZip Computing, S.L. Executable f364589dbab6d0c9
35c1e7bbf2dc7a78
8d0e6c79
480f744e4b7c9e12
89b5485cdd8f7b06
Yes 1.0
(32-bit)
14.5
(8686)
Internal Submission
2 WinZip Computing, S.L. Executable 8ba3462f216d1714
da0be9f06be358f9
a12f798b
7c502f2b82129d82
a24049cbbaaebb25
Yes 1.0
(32-bit)
15.5
(9438)
United States
3 WinZip Computing, S.L. Executable 60be55ad86b1e5fe
6f20ac75fe5c87b1
b0c7266e
bef3ad8528536456
2bbaa098c8437e06
Yes 1.0
(32-bit)
15.0
(9397)
United States
4 WinZip Computing, S.L. Executable cf936acf90315b25
879e64d360d825d7
fc88eaee
11c6f66af4ef382d
b18588b065de8fc1
Yes 1.0
(32-bit)
14.5
(8686)
United States
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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