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: 03 February 2011 at 1:18 pm
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Malware
Name
Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
Malware Behavior
1 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
2 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
3 Microsoft Corporation Executable 4aa93b216dc28025
821f235ec5b0e6db
76cecca5
c1b8c9634a0b86ef
8471478a45893388
P2PWorm.Win3
2.Polip.A
No 5.1.2600.0
(xpclient.
010817-114
8)
5.1.2600.0 Serbia N/A
4 N/A Executable b38ab127a2a817a1
b0f871d1002e1f57
82915019
ca2c7d91a98be4af
15f97518685c2c1d
Win32.Neshta
.A
No N/A N/A Romania N/A
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Safe Entries

First Seen: 04 June 2008 at 12:37 am
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
1 Microsoft Corporation Executable 9e3c3cf60391db3a
7455328aecb18bb6
81f25640
d5658bb2a9e26497
f37c0927205a10dd
No 6.0.6001.1
8000
(longhorn_
rtm.080118
-1840)
6.0.6001.1
8000
United States
2 Microsoft Corporation Executable 0918a866f00791a8
0f3d0cde7b6c3395
0b65f8da
03d2a1b250d314eb
2a66951395a814ba
No 5.1.2600.5
512
(xpsp.0804
13-2108)
5.1.2600.5
512
10.224.1.116/32
3 Microsoft Corporation Executable 6365e5075f152bf5
68140965367a9ba5
5ce66287
N/A No 5.1.2600.5
512
(xpsp.0804
13-2108)
5.1.2600.5
512
Internal Submission
4 Microsoft Corporation Executable 9e3c3cf60391db3a
7455328aecb18bb6
81f25640
d5658bb2a9e26497
f37c0927205a10dd
No 6.0.6001.1
8000
(longhorn_
rtm.080118
-1840)
6.0.6001.1
8000
Taiwan
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