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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Malware Entries

First Seen: 07 October 2010 at 11:00 am
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 6932b3eaebdcea88
70d2c7026bbfa129
4d9922f5
3884e533683002d6
164b9ab9dc2f5247
Virus.Win32.
Virut.BE
No 5.1.2600.0
(xpclient.
010817-114
8)
5.1.2600.0 Poland N/A
3 Microsoft Corporation Executable a40b043d251d871e
bbbce001fd89b418
a129c6ec
513ff1ce45b72389
a1defb16c50681aa
TrojWare.Win
32.Kryptik.A
ELQ
No 5.1.2600.5
512
(xpsp.0804
13-2105)
5.1.2600.5
512
India N/A
4 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
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Safe Entries

First Seen: 09 July 2009 at 2:21 pm
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
1 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
2 Microsoft Executable 40bd4ee7673018d3
7d4453123e88f0c9
5639407d
bf9f94e24c10eb92
c36d0fcc949e3a62
No 1, 0, 0, 3 1, 0, 0, 3 United States
3 Microsoft Executable 40bd4ee7673018d3
7d4453123e88f0c9
5639407d
bf9f94e24c10eb92
c36d0fcc949e3a62
No 1, 0, 0, 3 1, 0, 0, 3 South Africa
4 Microsoft Corporation Executable 9c981329e5f9cf66
37463292a47f0563
33216767
8657390d2ce8f767
5ebc67a261d6f6d8
No 5.1.2600.3
264
(xpsp.0711
30-1425)
5.1.2600.3
264
United States
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