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 Корпорация Майкрософт Executable 82741e83dae7c18d
7f00566057cbcd7e
b64cae3d
11a1e33d208c2aad
d011b9ee2f12fe49
Virus.Win32.
Virut.CE
No 5.1.2600.5
512
(xpsp.0804
13-2108)
5.1.2600.5
512
5.227.233.194/32 N/A
2 Microsoft Corporation Executable fa03af12df80dce3
6b40060c9b5d8ab1
635e8573
47702b95382b2bb0
d1361b508a08cdef
Virus.Win32.
Virut.CE
No 6.1.7600.1
6385
(win7_rtm.
090713-125
5)
6.1.7600.1
6385
Syrian Arab Republic N/A
3 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
4 Корпорация Майкрософт Executable 53c19ad7afe73b71
2a75cbfb34eb682f
74e76f39
e852bdc46facad97
3793bcd467dc8cab
Virus.Win32.
Virut.CE
No 5.1.2600.5
512
(xpsp.0804
13-2108)
5.1.2600.5
512
Russian Federation N/A
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Safe Entries

First Seen: 18 August 2012 at 1:24 pm
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
1 Microsoft Corporation Executable b27e4d9671d495dd
fc991bade7615b2c
a5c4ee27
35a98fc397c1a65f
4547d76cf1e0efe9
No 10.0.17758
.1
(WinBuild.
160101.080
0)
10.0.17758
.1
China
2 Microsoft Corporation Executable 7b374cb3e47ed030
887aee3df5c209bf
5fc78aa1
7fa8af21825f785d
a8f6e553cb3121e5
No 10.0.17758
.1
(WinBuild.
160101.080
0)
10.0.17758
.1
China
3 Microsoft Corporation Executable da359df53b768f34
0489111b4d7a0d6e
2514f94f
39a79fc4430eb842
349c88a46954460a
No 6.3.9600.1
6384
(winblue_r
tm.130821-
1623)
6.3.9600.1
6384
10.100.19.136/32
4 Microsoft Corporation Executable d15db6538990e690
5d16adeabd4ffde2
1bf61964
69939f2dd5467db0
b762d2fd1b3f9481
No 6.2.9200.1
6384
(win8_rtm.
120725-124
7)
6.2.9200.1
6384
United States
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