How to Remove “chgusr.exe”

What is chgusr.exe?

chgusr.exe is a legitimate process file popularly known as Change INI File Mapping Utility. It belongs to Windows Operating System, developed by Microsoft Corporation. It is located in C:\Windows\System32 by default.

Malware programmers write virus files with malicious scripts and save them as chgusr.exe with an intention to spread virus on the internet.

Affected Platforms: Windows OS

How to determine if your computer is infected with chgusr.exe malware?

Look out for these symptoms to check if your PC is infected with chgusr.exe malware:

  • Unstable internet connection
  • chgusr.exe occupies extra CPU space
  • PC processing speed slows down
  • Browser often redirects to irrelevant websites
  • Browser is bombarded with hordes of popup ads
  • Computer screen freezes repeatedly

Take the following steps to diagnose your PC for possible chgusr.exe malware attack:

Step 1: Simultaneously press CTRL+ALT+DEL keys to open Task Manager.

Step 2: If you notice the file located outside C:\Windows\System32, perform an antivirus scan to get rid of the malware.

How to remove chgusr.exe malware from system using Comodo Antivirus?

Step 1: Download our award-winning Free Antivirus

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Step 6: Proceed with the quick scan that automatically begins after the update.

Step 7: If threats are found during the scanning, you will be notified through an alert screen.

Step 8: Comodo Antivirus will remove chgusr.exe malware from your computer including all other malwares!

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Malware Entries

First Seen: 01 January 2012 at 11:31 am
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Malware
Name
Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
Malware Behavior
1 Корпорация Майкрософт Executable c77066152d793b65
19a65005f3939182
de9ed4d3
608d19fbd9285646
e6f7c573751e8cf9
Virus.Win32.
Sality.gen
No 5.1.2600.0
(xpclient.
010817-114
8)
5.1.2600.0 Russian Federation N/A
2 Microsoft Corporation Executable f98a1bebe2c54317
dd538ff33013e08f
3fdc40b9
98434bf6a608a2c2
bcd397b1cd04f417
Virus.Win32.
Virut.Ce
No 5.1.2600.0
(xpclient.
010817-114
8)
5.1.2600.0 Estonia N/A
3 Microsoft Corporation Executable 9e27940ad008d1a3
08d4d8374637878d
e8cb9e77
46a4698a9ab6dfbf
efae51d00c5d130e
Virus.Win32.
Virut.CE
No 5.1.2600.0
(xpclient.
010817-114
8)
5.1.2600.0 India N/A
4 Microsoft Corporation Executable 4073dc9f86429faf
dad99b2c2852e9bf
c8b6593f
c92c9264d4a3ab9f
14e277083e2ded53
Virus.Win32.
Virut.Ce
No 6.1.7601.1
7514
(win7sp1_r
tm.101119-
1850)
6.1.7601.1
7514
Ukraine N/A
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Safe Entries

First Seen: 24 June 2008 at 11:59 am
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
1 Корпорация Майкрософт Executable 33180347796753af
ce3e6b11ee436b77
23628158
31b2541ccf0f5351
7998c0d720aef63a
No 5.1.2600.0
(xpclient.
010817-114
8)
5.1.2600.0 Internal Submission
2 Microsoft Corporation Executable 6aaa694c96f2cb09
c69039ef7f57b6bc
1710e55c
445b008333770553
8690841766921ad1
No 6.1.7601.1
7514
(win7sp1_r
tm.101119-
1850)
6.1.7601.1
7514
Morocco
3 Microsoft Corporation Executable 24d238bbb7d4c46a
b767c94f88af7bb5
6f425acf
ebc74cba2eb2ea78
3f0a8f09207cf0be
No 5.1.2600.0
(xpclient.
010817-114
8)
5.1.2600.0 United States
4 Microsoft Corporation Executable bc3b67192919160f
b05de7dc951ea339
d44ba328
bbfbfa81f5903d90
a63049b24f1c042c
No 5.2.3790.3
959
(srv03_sp2
_rtm.07021
6-1710)
5.2.3790.3
959
Internal Submission
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