How to Remove “bootcfg.exe”


What is bootcfg.exe?

bootcfg.exe is a legitimate file process developed by Microsoft Corporation. It is associated with program Microsoft Windows Operating System. You can locate the file in C:\Program Files. The virus is created by malware authors and are named them after bootcfg.exe file.

Affected Platform: Windows OS

How to check if your computer is infected with bootcfg.exe malware?

Keep an eye for the following symptoms to check if your PC is infected with bootcfg.exe malware:

  • Unstable internet connection
  • Browser redirects to unwanted websites
  • PC performance slows down
  • Browser is bombarded with hordes of popup ads
  • System screen freezes repeatedly

If you find any of  the above mentioned symptoms, take the following steps to be sure about the malware infection:

1) Press CTRL+ALT+DEL keys to open Task Manager.

2) Go to the process tab and right-click on the bootcfg.exe file and open its location.

If the file is located outside C:\Program Files, then you should take measures to get rid of the malware.

How to remove bootcfg.exe malware from system with Comodo Cleaning Essentials?

Comodo Cleaning Essentials (CCE) incoporates antivirus software with unique features like auto-sandboxing to identify and obstruct every suspicious process running on an endpoint with a single click. To remove malwares using bootcfg.exe, follow the steps mentioned below:

Step 1: Download the CCE suite.

Step 2: To start the application, double-click on the CCE.exe file.

Step 3: It then probes the antivirus to initiate a full system scan to identify and remove any existing malicious files.

Step 4: If threats are found during the scanning, you will be prompted with an alert screen.

Step 5: Comodo Cleaning Essentials will remove bootcfg.exe malware from your computer including all other malwares!
 

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Malware Entries

First Seen: 20 October 2011 at 9:39 pm
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Malware
Name
Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
Malware Behavior
1 Microsoft Corporation Executable 614bf4fa43a7778e
6c04defdb2611298
613b3d48
03379d4023d88901
06d9ee00c6a817e9
Virus.Win32.
Virut.CE
No 6.1.7600.1
6385
(win7_rtm.
090713-125
5)
6.1.7600.1
6385
Indonesia N/A
2 Microsoft Corporation Executable 304940581f7c82ee
3d6178ce64c9caaa
de57f360
bd510816ac4bbcef
13b715d2f55816e0
Virus.Win32.
Virut.CE
No 5.1.2600.5
512
(xpsp.0804
13-2108)
5.1.2600.5
512
Vietnam N/A
3 Microsoft Corporation Executable 24bdf07ec1c67ac1
1732318ca5735ce2
795ff352
669c95b9de86c1b0
2e8b541caea93886
Virus.Win32.
Virut.Ce
No 5.1.2600.5
512
(xpsp.0804
13-2108)
5.1.2600.5
512
Italy N/A
4 Microsoft Corporation Executable f8bd20eefc6bf8d9
ce5bef03eba5c365
9fabfd1e
c021756ab884a788
0dd4a846370baf12
Virus.Win32.
Virut.CE
No 6.1.7600.1
6385
(win7_rtm.
090713-125
5)
6.1.7600.1
6385
Morocco N/A
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Safe Entries

First Seen: 25 October 2009 at 10:14 am
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
1 Microsoft Corporation Executable d42fe30f8b4dcf02
752373a7d1726da4
32977c15
7c69453e7d4ac644
7befdbc6f646eb66
No 5.1.2600.5
512
(xpsp.0804
13-2108)
5.1.2600.5
512
10.100.19.14/32
2 Microsoft Corporation Executable da359df53b768f34
0489111b4d7a0d6e
2514f94f
39a79fc4430eb842
349c88a46954460a
No 6.3.9600.1
6384
(winblue_r
tm.130821-
1623)
6.3.9600.1
6384
Romania
3 Microsoft Corporation Executable d15db6538990e690
5d16adeabd4ffde2
1bf61964
69939f2dd5467db0
b762d2fd1b3f9481
No 6.2.9200.1
6384
(win8_rtm.
120725-124
7)
6.2.9200.1
6384
Internal Submission
4 Microsoft Corporation Executable 65b1365402c9ab42
33752374fd58d8a4
125a5a0b
979498716f591881
5ce012f46b09c602
No 6.1.7600.1
6385
(win7_rtm.
090713-125
5)
6.1.7600.1
6385
United States
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