How to Remove “config32.exe”

What is config32.exe?


config32.exe is a legitimate process file popularly known as Config32 XMouse configuration app.  It is associated with software config32 developed by LCS/Telegraphics. It is located in C:\Program Files by default.

Malware authors write virus files with malicious scripts and save them as config32.exe with an intention to spread virus on the internet.

Affected Platforms: Windows OS


How to determine if your computer is infected with config32.exe malware?
 

Look out for the these symptoms to check if your PC is infected with config32.exe malware:

  • Unstable internet connection
  • config32.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 config32.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:\Program Files perform an antivirus scan to get rid of the malware.

How to remove config32.exe malware from system using Comodo Antivirus?

Step 1: Download our award-winning Free Antivirus

Step 2: Installation configuration frames will be displayed. Select the configuration you would like to apply.

Step 3: Select Customize Configuration option and arrange installers, configuration, and file location.

Step 4: Restart your PC after the installation gets over

Step 5: Wait for Comodo Internet Security to update the antivirus.

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 config32.exe malware from your computer including all other malwares!

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Malware Entries

First Seen: 25 January 2009 at 12:03 pm
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Name
Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
Malware Behavior
1 N/A Executable 6c9793a34ca32e65
ee02331e59868280
e77d9a36
8c1bdb1182a26475
cf43fa9a081e1523
MalCrypt.Ind
us!
No N/A N/A Greece N/A
2 N/A Non-executable 01d6bcecc92db400
30160c7cfe1e6f45
a3f128a7
1ec696a94b427bfd
e9c4e0142b8f3489
Unclassified
Malware
No N/A N/A Internal Submission N/A
3 N/A Executable 5c69f9d11f6534c8
0c2ad1bddc563b73
a6869d7b
30a756302fea173c
e8653de2f2579416
TrojWare.Win
32.Trojan.In
jector.~WU
No 4.00 4.00 Mexico N/A
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Safe Entries

First Seen: 23 June 2008 at 1:56 pm
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
1 N/A Executable 3e0f485d82545f38
0a721ca5e59fc932
a446dee0
6a6499d8e8ec56e6
69d8f56351ffc11f
No N/A N/A United States
2 SQUADRA Tecnologia Executable abbc228c19afda32
0217d7b9d7d281a8
a57f7ffc
93b4ae45d4163f6b
aaaae3784967e772
No 4.0.2.1203
3
4.02 Internal Submission
3 SQUADRA Tecnologia Executable ab272cb5cd2a8e05
b592913731b00cdc
db886554
bf804dde7fba3aea
1feadb6d7e53bcb6
No 4.0.2.1203
3
4.02 Brazil
4 N/A Executable b542518ab908da82
6617ac24076a6e3b
b8d4816c
3c700df7592f7a9e
bb70d0606a3ac897
No N/A N/A United Kingdom
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  • 8 items per page
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