How to Remove “convlog.exe”

What is convlog.exe?


Originally developed by Microsoft Corporation, convlog.exe is a legitimate file process and also called as  IIS Log File Conversion Utility that is associated with software Internet Information Services.  It is located in C:\Program Files by default.

convlog.exe virus is created when malware authors write virus files and name them after convlog.exe with an aim to spread virus on the internet.

Affected Platform: Windows OS


How to check if your computer is infected with convlog.exe malware?


If your system is affected by convlog.exe malware, you will notice one or the several below symptoms:

  • convlog.exe occupies an unusually large CPU memory
  • Erratic internet connection
  • Your browser is bombarded with annoying popup ads
  • Computer screen freezes
  • PC's processing speed suffers
  • You are redirected to unknown websites

To pinpoint the virus file location, take the following steps:

Step 1: Press CTRL+ALT+DEL keys at once to open Task Manager.

Step 2: If you notice the file located outside C:\Program Files you should run an antivirus scan to get rid of the malware.

How to remove convlog.exe malware from system using Comodo Cleaning Essentials?

You can either choose to remove convlog.exe and other malwares using Comodo Antivirus, or Comodo Cleaning Essentials (CCE) – both of which are absolutely free to download! CCE is a set of computer security tools designed to help you identify and remove malwares and unsafe processes from an infected computer.

To remove malwares using CCE, take the following steps:

1. Check the system requirements and download the feature-rich CCE suite for free.

2. After installation, choose the type of scan you want to perform. CCE offers 3 scan options to get rid of malwares from a PC:

  • ​Smart Scan: Does a scan on critical areas of your system.
  • Full Scan: Does a complete scan of your system.
  • Custom Scan: Does a scan only on selected items.

The process to initiate the above mentioned scans are self-explanatory and thus, easy-to-use. 
Additionally, it's recommended that you approve of any updates that the CCE will prompt you about to ensure it does a better job of identifying all the latest threats.

3. Click 'Next' to view the results.
Regardless of the type of scan you choose, the results will sometimes show false positive (flagging files that are actually safe), which has to be ignored. Only select the files you want to get rid of.

4. Click 'Apply' to apply the selected operations to the threats. The selected operations will be applied.

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Malware Entries

First Seen: 13 October 2010 at 2:39 am
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Malware
Name
Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
Malware Behavior
1 Microsoft Corporation Executable 85c4591a631539ea
fe47be6dd244ef5d
e7e1996c
d9c9a764d73f0fd6
dd98057ac5955544
Virus.Win32.
Sality.gen
No 6.0.2600.0
(xpclient.
010817-114
8)
6.0.2600.0 Vietnam N/A
2 N/A Executable 001b9e1e1a7427e4
ba8de2b1b71bde38
cc21f272
5a162d5d10a78084
29e0937220f77985
Win32.Neshta
.A
No N/A N/A Romania N/A
3 Microsoft Corporation Executable 4bfdbdb27fe2c352
764a179f85eaacd2
91f2de51
9864e3581c71a2c3
9d0965603a2e9e9b
P2PWorm.Win3
2.Polip.A
No 6.0.2600.0
(xpclient.
010817-114
8)
6.0.2600.0 Vietnam N/A
4 Microsoft Corporation Executable 710d7ab0bb76827d
274abdfd305283cf
d31760d0
00f1e166aba3d0a9
6d59e1e1d7a298b0
Virus.Win32.
Virut.Ce
No 6.0.2600.0
(xpclient.
010817-114
8)
6.0.2600.0 Estonia N/A
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Safe Entries

First Seen: 25 May 2009 at 5:23 pm
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
1 ?????????? ?????????? (Microsoft Corp.) Executable dd00aee2b0889dc9
be5172ff5855f136
6de2c134
e5b69c3402de70cb
1d9ea441b284c3ba
No 6.0.2600.0
(xpclient.
010817-114
8)
6.0.2600.0 Ukraine
2 N/A Non-executable 61a7c063abf933de
cce757295e6189de
586813a0
ff38eb75b1ce92ab
fc2d15c3b724c395
No N/A N/A 198.20.167.84/32
3 Microsoft Corporation Executable 36c2b3c22e359d65
23210e43af1e4590
350af751
d4a1938e93614641
d86c1b096b8b5673
No 6.0.2600.0
(xpclient.
010817-114
8)
6.0.2600.0 Internal Submission
4 Microsoft Corporation Executable 3944e2625265970d
ac4a0b70a3427522
44e4d2fc
b4e20423d39aefdb
efe576ffaf42881e
No 4.00 4.00 United States
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  • 32 items per page
 
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