How to Remove “atwizard.exe”

What is atwizard.exe?

atwizard.exe is a legitimate process file popularly known as Auto Tuining Wizard. It belongs to Logitech QuickCam, developed by Logitech, Inc. It is located in C:\Program files by default.

Malware programmers write virus files with malicious scripts and save them as atwizard.exe with an intention to spread virus on the internet.

Affected Platforms: Windows OS

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

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

  • Unstable internet connection
  • atwizard.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 atwizard.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 atwizard.exe malware from system using Comodo Antivirus?

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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 atwizard.exe malware from your computer including all other malwares!

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Malware Entries

First Seen: 11 July 2009 at 4:23 am
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Malware
Name
Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
Malware Behavior
1 N/A Executable 889f2cc56784c3ca
5795c1f0859f1eaf
1cd38da9
4a9475e41e6943d5
297b58552a8262ce
Virus.Win32.
Sality.gen
No N/A N/A Brazil N/A
2 N/A Executable 77697561df3875e3
27eb248e8332919f
e4095996
b0e8a8fc7e5e7160
47beca225e4b9b3f
Virus.Win32.
Sality.gen
No N/A N/A Poland N/A
3 N/A Executable 01d16755edd78f65
630412954c9eec87
ba4b99f2
ac414b1624b586dc
dc9d749adcd5ea78
Virus.Win32.
Sality.gen
No N/A N/A Russian Federation N/A
4 Logitech Inc. Executable a90fed2eb458dcc8
397778bf36816794
8ee774ce
3a86bb1ac243969d
ab78c3b8f4521356
Virus.Win32.
Virut.Ce
No 9.5.0.1099 9.5.0.1099 Germany N/A
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Safe Entries

First Seen: 12 July 2008 at 8:56 am
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
1 N/A Executable fa21f5edd987270d
2f52a3adedc1f5f6
37823a7e
331793da670b40fa
971cd69646ae584a
Yes N/A N/A France
2 N/A Executable 4eca401b85dfb08e
4f90db6049ae3f2e
4dc2af4d
6db43b3c8d3fa371
0d0ce4dc22367542
No N/A N/A United States
3 N/A Executable 474bc1ba8096e261
f037373d862ed491
27c9ec6f
59c30615a6f961b6
4790cf64677f88a3
Yes N/A N/A Faroe Islands
4 N/A Executable 31a197c6b9275e8a
f223f12ec98ab2da
f9212b41
9311733c0cf6de36
639e4ea659d5d8ab
Yes N/A N/A Australia
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