How to Remove “dcomcnfg.exe”

What is dcomcnfg.exe?


dcomcnfg.exe is a legitimate file. This process is known as COM+. It belongs to Microsoft Windows Operating System and was developed by Microsoft. It is commonly stored in C:\Program Files.
Malware programmers write different types of malicious programs and name it as dcomcnfg.exe to spread virus.

Affected Platform: Windows OS

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


Each malware is different and causes unique problems to the system. You will notice one or several of the following symptoms if your system is infected with dcomcnfg.exe malware:
  • Internet connection fluctuates
  • dcomcnfg.exe file is taking more of your CPU memory 
  • System performance is very low
  • Browser is redirected to some strange websites
  • Interference of annoying popup ads
  • Other malwares infiltrate into the system
To further establish the malware infection, 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 dcomcnfg.exe and open the file location

If the file is located outside C:\Program Files, then it is likely that the system is affected with dcomcnfg.exe malware.

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

Ideally, replacing the existing dcomcnfg.exe file on your computer with a different version procured from the internet is advisable. To remove the file using Comodo's trusted and effective antivirus software, follow the steps below:

Step 1: Download the award-winning Comodo 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: Once the Installation is Finished, restart your PC.

Step 5: It will take some time for the Comodo Internet Security to update the antivirus.

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

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

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

First Seen: 20 October 2011 at 10:04 pm
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Malware
Name
Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
Malware Behavior
1 Microsoft Corporation Executable 075021746156a4bd
3082c39fb486bffd
7a122679
cf67ab4ee42f383c
63313a2a6bc6fef8
Virus.Win32.
Sality.gen
No 2001.12.44
14.700
03.00.00.4
414
Russian Federation N/A
2 Microsoft Corporation Executable 0923ca2c525bd4d2
962e03872ffca570
788a7155
4aa1c4984e97361a
8a7ba9dad7313753
Virus.Win32.
Virut.CE
No 2001.12.44
14.700
03.00.00.4
414
Egypt N/A
3 Microsoft Corporation Executable efa7fd3d032f4e47
9929e18270405fa3
833bebab
c78e77b96eaae148
3438bb20ae1b1c5e
Virus.Win32.
Virut.CE
No 2001.12.44
14.42
03.00.00.4
414
India N/A
4 Microsoft Corporation Executable 3d9e6093070f002f
4fe5df7fc26560e2
205f40df
fb37060b9370851f
0bc8d82c952df58a
MalCrypt.Ind
us!
No 2001.12.44
14.42
03.00.00.4
414
Russian Federation N/A
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Safe Entries

First Seen: 25 June 2008 at 3:30 pm
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
1 Microsoft Corporation Executable ac47227b1bb4d6c9
1c3e500548ec0355
a0bf71c9
238bdce83af21a6c
2c0fcf216d3260e3
No 2001.12.44
14.700
03.00.00.4
414
Internal Submission
2 Microsoft Corporation Executable ada97159b37d95b2
01e3276dc56966e8
2c1e5e8e
18dbfda7e10fc029
071879a85516fc00
No 5.00.1601.
0
5.00.1601.
0
Internal Submission
3 Microsoft Corporation Executable 80801af8917eea77
0f4ea963224cebe4
7cb3d0a1
f4e955bd7c0283ed
77711938d095c255
No 5.00.1601.
0
5.00.1601.
0
United States
4 Microsoft Corporation Executable 913cd41a8ab6527a
74039dd5e89b9a90
8f6589c4
N/A No 2001.12.44
14.700
03.00.00.4
414
Internal Submission
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