How to Remove “chcfg.exe”

What is chcfg.exe?

chcfg.exe is a legitimate executable file developed by Realtek Semiconductor Corporation. This process is known as ChCfg.exe and it belongs to Realtek Media Player. It is commonly stored in C:\Windows.

Cybercriminals find a way out to mimic malicious programs in the name of chcfg.exe to spread malware infection.

Affected Platform: Windows OS

How to detect whether your system is affected by chcfg.exe ?

Viruses can easily affect and corrupt “.exe” files causing several system malfunctions. Below are the symptoms to check if your system is infected with the malware:

  • Problem during computer startup.
  • Problem during program startup.
  • Errors while running specific functions.
  • Damaged and missing link files.
  • Conflict in the process.
  • Missing or corrupted driver files.
  • Invalid Windows registry.
  • Hardware malfunction.

To further establish the infection of malware, 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 chcfg.exe file and open its location.

If the file is located outside C:\Windows, then you should perform an antivirus scan to get rid of the malware infection.

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Malware Entries

First Seen: 03 February 2018 at 3:47 pm
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Malware
Name
Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
Malware Behavior
1 N/A Executable 3f22845fbe12425b
37d3f460f8d71016
30c4cbd8
b57974bb4d5557c9
64d75480f980d75f
Virus.Win32.
Sality.gen
No N/A N/A 156.205.86.78/32 N/A
2 Realtek Semiconductor Corp. Executable f9585429024cb9b1
b095628098dae372
f215d285
bc0d5f2da720fa06
b2ab518aa9427d2c
Virus.Win32.
Sality.gen
No 1, 0, 0, 1 1, 0, 0, 1 151.251.30.16/32 N/A
3 Realtek Semiconductor Corp. Executable c8c65439d49abbe9
f557e8690e3df5eb
48a0a66c
4a9e9f0b85477a9d
269b8ea591a5dbaf
Virus.Win32.
Sality.gen
No 1, 0, 0, 1 1, 0, 0, 1 185.148.101.205/32 N/A
4 N/A Executable dfc56014aa4a8d7c
172cf0f1cf8755e2
85047d3b
35129f60c5495e76
75e89b2b85c2745a
Unclassified
Malware
No N/A N/A China N/A
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Safe Entries

First Seen: 14 July 2008 at 12:55 pm
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
1 Realtek Semiconductor Corp. Executable b89638064062c539
e53699c8f5ff561d
71ce8553
61f46416a8b7fc57
c69f17a014ffd599
Yes 1, 0, 0, 1 1, 0, 0, 1 United States
2 Realtek Semiconductor Corp. Executable 0c6a3beb7a1fc616
5100ee979dfd6c35
a8ab1b38
b686db2bf4c0a4a9
1c59b503d9a32f2f
Yes 1, 0, 0, 1 1, 0, 0, 1 United States
3 N/A Non-executable 6fecd5769c727e13
7b7580ae3b1823b0
6ee6f9d9
f4f35d60b3cc18aa
a6d8d92f0cd3708a
No N/A N/A United States
4 Realtek Semiconductor Corp. Executable 9ef65bd1fd5ccf58
edc5e0649eeda6f8
bebc078c
b8d61fea4a98860f
e663c899c85ccf90
Yes 1, 0, 0, 1 1, 0, 0, 1 United States
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