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.

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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 Microsoft Corporation Executable c1cf0f58c080ed89
1c38695dd4ea0401
0d5b6abd
974427c1b14e8690
40726fe8f46ea3d2
Virus.Win32.
Virut.CE
No 6.1.7601.1
7514
(win7sp1_r
tm.101119-
1850)
6.1.7601.1
7514
Indonesia N/A
2 Microsoft Corporation Executable 4527c504e298fa4d
895be3b264137a53
3eb9e5c8
55551fcf15bd3f17
69f9e1bac39198eb
Virus.Win32.
Sality.gen
No 6.1.7600.1
6385
(win7_rtm.
090713-125
5)
6.1.7600.1
6385
31.9.135.244/32 N/A
3 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
4 Microsoft Corporation Executable e88c3653c9dc54e2
491b6395c4526e5d
882f3f2c
600da8168ea65b8b
7bf3a3890222cf22
Virus.Win32.
Virut.CE
No 6.1.7601.1
7514
(win7sp1_r
tm.101119-
1850)
6.1.7601.1
7514
197.33.232.31/32 N/A
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Safe Entries

First Seen: 10 February 2009 at 6:54 pm
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
1 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
2 Microsoft Corporation Executable 25c0eef3a96ab425
8231b5be8c234b35
73fd17e9
2a7eadb2fa039b33
830162d8e3d76c09
No 10.0.10240
.16384
(th1.15070
9-1700)
10.0.10240
.16384
Thailand
3 Корпорация Майкрософт Executable 33180347796753af
ce3e6b11ee436b77
23628158
31b2541ccf0f5351
7998c0d720aef63a
No 5.1.2600.0
(xpclient.
010817-114
8)
5.1.2600.0 10.100.130.247/32
4 Microsoft Corporation Executable 4e30324ab53ac293
26d7a019d0b76288
b9728ca9
8f4fbee730cee50b
fadb7e64d1ecf762
No 10.0.17755
.1
(WinBuild.
160101.080
0)
10.0.17755
.1
Japan
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