How to Remove “a2wizard.exe”

What is a2wizard.exe?

a2wizard.exe is a legitimate file. This process is known as Security Wizard. It belongs to Emsisoft Anti-Malware and was developed by Emsisoft GmbH. It is commonly stored in C:\Program Files. Malware programmers or cybercriminals write different types of malicious programs and name them as a2wizard.exe to spread virus.

Affected Platform: Windows OS

How to check if your computer is infected with a2wizard.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 a2wizard.exe malware:

  • Internet connection fluctuates
  • a2wizard.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 a2wizard.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 a2wizard.exe malware.

How to remove a2wizard.exe malware from system using Comodo Antivirus?

Ideally, replacing the existing a2wizard.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 a2wizard.exe malware from your computer including all other malwares!

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Malware Entries

First Seen: 26 November 2010 at 12:21 pm
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Malware
Name
Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
Malware Behavior
1 Emsi Software GmbH Executable 1fccabb307320faa
e689bb32672f4f62
3bbfcbb1
620da9ee2c4591fa
1de979b12cb78cd7
Virus.Win32.
Sality.gen
No 5.0.0.57 5.0.0.0 Romania N/A
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Safe Entries

First Seen: 16 February 2009 at 11:17 pm
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
1 Emsisoft GmbH Executable 17bbfcf405932d6a
6f27a37874ab1c44
591d4cb1
a24840c5d918967d
3f74d4b5b11daf80
Yes 7.0.0.11 7.0.0.0 10.224.1.58/32
2 Emsisoft Ltd Executable 070012135b740a8f
74220baa8c11b90e
9d3175fb
aec32d9e23ec4b88
3eab9f9944b8ac50
Yes 10.0.0.540
9
10.0.0.540
9
10.108.17.104/32
3 Emsi Software GmbH Executable 977ab94dd0835309
01878da75e6f547e
43a81050
6e14b3f89a0667ba
f09744e3e3259bcc
Yes 5.0.0.47 5.0.0.0 Internal Submission
4 Emsi Software GmbH Executable eaccbf68ff23b1cb
7ea1c6b1adfba836
04f0977d
4ef33ec3b88c8ec7
6d6b21a5ac53bcc2
Yes 5.0.0.38 5.0.0.0 Portugal
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