How to Remove “amgrcnfg.exe”

What is amgrcnfg.exe?

amgrcnfg.exe is a legitimate file. This process is known as amgrcnfg.exe. It belongs to McAfee Virus Scan and was developed by McAfee. It is commonly stored in C:\Windows\System32. Malware programmers or cybercriminals write different types of malicious programs and name them as amgrcnfg.exe to spread virus.

Affected Platform: Windows OS

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

  • Internet connection fluctuates
  • amgrcnfg.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 amgrcnfg.exe and open the file location

If the file is located outside C:\Windows\System32, then it is likely that the system is affected with amgrcnfg.exe malware.

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

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

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Malware Entries

First Seen: 20 December 2010 at 1:57 am
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Malware
Name
Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
Malware Behavior
1 McAfee Division of Network Associates, Inc. Executable d3d137d89c64bdb0
76b9bb92994a1098
10f0b0b0
d6d55f25c94891f0
e1bec99ab2e62ae8
Virus.Win32.
Virut.Y
No 4.5.RC1 4.5.0 RC1
288
Australia N/A
2 McAfee Division of Network Associates, Inc. Executable bad43a4e24d4b476
a1bc279762d5c175
20890961
df60a25065b7d7a7
c11550b11d4f3c3b
Virus.Win32.
Sality.gen
No 4.5.RC1 4.5.0 RC1
288
Thailand N/A
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Safe Entries

First Seen: 29 July 2008 at 12:54 am
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
1 McAfee Division of Network Associates, Inc. Executable f27f568611d03e6e
e1ae4facf6699c21
c679cbc4
cff409061c1356c4
85f54d18c685ca25
No 4.5.RC1 4.5.0 RC1
288
India
2 McAfee Division of Network Associates, Inc. Executable f27f568611d03e6e
e1ae4facf6699c21
c679cbc4
cff409061c1356c4
85f54d18c685ca25
No 4.5.RC1 4.5.0 RC1
288
Internal Submission
3 McAfee Division of Network Associates, Inc. Executable c3250da22c2ebe7e
ca3ae729206ac074
d0cfeebb
N/A No 4.5.RC1 4.5.0 RC1
287
Brazil
4 McAfee Division of Network Associates, Inc. Executable 357fb6cb3c409ef4
731e34bd257ae401
067d3873
1bf781496cd8105f
5c4e4e215b387993
No 4.7.1.130 4.7.1 Internal Submission
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