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 Realtek Semiconductor Corp. Executable 744834f3e4bf623e
bd38a30914f6e726
234608dc
59a46a4bd0c12684
0486cb028ca0d468
Virus.Win32.
Wali.KA
No 1, 0, 0, 1 1, 0, 0, 1 Taiwan N/A
2 Realtek Semiconductor Corp. Executable 279c22d120a45b25
69ebbc0cdacd85f9
62435d48
805fae0c4b72e33f
0eb04e96b6f1f22f
Virus.Win32.
Sality.gen
No 1, 0, 0, 1 1, 0, 0, 1 India N/A
3 N/A Executable bcdb9666bf794da5
24bcfe408a2e585a
1f878c3e
7e1b44742174fcab
46dd18dc6b019b32
Virus.Win32.
Sality.gen
No N/A N/A 156.209.249.25/32 N/A
4 N/A Executable 493f94e101807b37
5be50d98570886b3
0ef93021
50f2479e97c75acb
96ccae0363c1e721
Virus.Win32.
Sality.gen
No N/A N/A Egypt N/A
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Safe Entries

First Seen: 14 August 2008 at 1:28 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 N/A Executable cd4d59d21831dca7
6c6bbb545dc09751
8cbf56d5
7eb00eaf81e04a3d
86b068262015c6fc
No N/A N/A United States
3 Realtek Semiconductor Corp. Executable 66e6d4bc164c8ef4
311261241ecf14d0
66b03104
eb16d96e39e3bc82
edcad6df3ca7e94b
Yes 1, 0, 0, 1 1, 0, 0, 1 10.224.25.96/32
4 Realtek Semiconductor Corp. Executable 9ef65bd1fd5ccf58
edc5e0649eeda6f8
bebc078c
b8d61fea4a98860f
e663c899c85ccf90
Yes 1, 0, 0, 1 1, 0, 0, 1 United States
Display 4 items per page
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