How to Remove “accwiz.exe”

What is accwiz.exe?

accwiz.exe is a legitimate executable file developed by Microsoft Corporation. This process is known as Microsoft Accessibility Wizard Module and it belongs to the Microsoft Accessibility Wizard software. It is commonly located in C:\Program Files.
Cybercriminals find a way out to mimic malicious programs in the name of accwiz.exe to spread malware infection.

Affected Platform: Windows OS

How to detect whether your system is affected by accwiz.exe?

Viruses can easily affect and corrupt “.exe” files causing several system malfunctions. Below are the symptoms to check if your system is infected with the malware:

  • Problem during computer start-up.
  • Problem during program start-up.
  • Errors while running specific functions.
  • Damaged and missing link files.
  • Conflict in the process.
  • Missing or corrupted driver files.
  • Invalid Windows registry.
  • Hardware malfunction.

To further establish the infection of malware, 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 accwiz.exe file and open its location.

If the file is located outside C:\Program Files folder, then you should perform an antivirus scan to get rid of the malware infection.

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Step 8: Comodo Antivirus will remove accwiz.exe malware from your computer including all other malwares!

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Malware Entries

First Seen: 12 December 2010 at 7:42 pm
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Malware
Name
Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
Malware Behavior
1 Microsoft Corporation Executable 3458f62c862285af
dfe344132b7d62a4
ece8a9c7
12b2ea870b529ad9
102ae5c66a882b8b
Virus.Win32.
Parite.gen
No 5.1.2600.2
180
(xpsp_sp2_
rtm.040803
-2158)
5.1.2600.2
180
Turkey N/A
2 Microsoft Corporation Executable a0d245c068c71fd1
82039f0e45cdff16
f60170af
d79b03d11b0fd594
497f4c8c9cf2c263
Virus.Win32.
Virut.CE
No 5.1.2600.2
180
(xpsp_sp2_
rtm.040803
-2158)
5.1.2600.2
180
Indonesia N/A
3 Microsoft Corporation Executable c7ae23aba288e505
2f475b717de1c052
1fc784a6
0f2fba2b6dc57db6
1442aa1d79d9c307
Virus.Win32.
Virut.Ce
No 5.1.2600.5
512
(xpsp.0804
13-2105)
5.1.2600.5
512
Italy N/A
4 Microsoft Corporation Executable c4a39e49728384a7
0a13be5ab0b7efcd
0f46abf0
7eb59d647eebd371
07d5b4d93743516e
TrojWare.Win
32.Kryptik.A
ELQ
No 5.1.2600.5
512
(xpsp.0804
13-2105)
5.1.2600.5
512
Greece N/A
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Safe Entries

First Seen: 25 June 2008 at 1:42 pm
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
1 Microsoft Corporation Executable 51e455af111e3541
b22e6a5b8425254a
36b13452
N/A No 5.1.2600.5
512
(xpsp.0804
13-2105)
5.1.2600.5
512
Taiwan
2 Microsoft Corporation Executable 491be248dada8316
861328c8358af967
1630890c
72be434aeed0294b
0238896b40650d60
No 5.1.2600.2
180
(xpsp_sp2_
rtm.040803
-2158)
5.1.2600.2
180
Morocco
3 Microsoft Corporation Executable cd73d63e645f6402
3af0611d40a6b9e9
f4d1bae3
ca77f7869e93aef1
c6ca76fccad26e62
No 5.1.2600.2
180
(xpsp_sp2_
rtm.040803
-2158)
5.1.2600.2
180
Vietnam
4 Microsoft Executable 40bd4ee7673018d3
7d4453123e88f0c9
5639407d
bf9f94e24c10eb92
c36d0fcc949e3a62
No 1, 0, 0, 3 1, 0, 0, 3 United States
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