How to Remove “finger.exe”

What is finger.exe?

finger.exe is a legitimate file. This process is known as TCPIP Finger Command. It belongs to software Microsoft Windows Operating System and was developed by Microsoft. It is commonly stored in C:\windows\System32. The malware programmers or cyber criminals write different types of malicious programs and name it as finger.exe to damage the software and hardware.

Affected Platform: Windows OS

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

Malicious authors try to infect the systems with different types of malicious programs. Each form of malicious software is designed to infect the system that creates different issues and impact on the system. One can notice the following changes once the system is infected with finger.exe malware

  • If the internet connection fluctuation is high 
  • If the finger.exe file is taking more of your CPU memory 
  • If the system performance is very low
  • If the system is redirected to some strange websites 
  • If the system is getting some annoying popup ads 
  • If the system freezes quiet often
  • If it invites other malware to infect and damage the system and exploits the same to collect the user private informaton


When one of these happens then you can be sure that your system is infected with setup.exe  malware. To confirm that go to task manager by pressing the combination of keys ctrl+alt+del and go to the process tab and right click on the finger.exe and open the location, if the location is subfolder C:\windows\System32 files then the system is not affected by finger.exe, if the location is somewhere else then the system is affected by finger.exe malware.

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

Ideally, replacing the existing finger.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: After network detection is complete, press “Close” button for a scan window.

Step 4: 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 finger.exe malware from your computer including all other malwares!

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Malware Entries

First Seen: 25 October 2011 at 1:29 am
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Malware
Name
Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
Malware Behavior
1 Microsoft Corporation Executable 18f29ae5afae6079
8411ae5be225d5fe
b5835334
e41dc96e1dc5df20
a4b9ca2d2e2f1d68
Virus.Win32.
Expiro.naf
No 6.1.7600.1
6385
(win7_rtm.
090713-125
5)
6.1.7600.1
6385
Russian Federation N/A
2 Microsoft Corporation Executable 9321afc22478b8f9
c4261eb824808605
8913b985
26e34fe57ce8d2cd
ba48257125690ab7
Virus.Win32.
Virut.CE
No 5.1.2600.0
(xpclient.
010817-114
8)
5.1.2600.0 Egypt N/A
3 Microsoft Corporation Executable c6fb222ad6295d70
661c2f0dcafe61f4
ea795f3c
ef18b159438df426
fe6b36f16ee0aae0
Virus.Win32.
Virut.CE
No 6.1.7600.1
6385
(win7_rtm.
090713-125
5)
6.1.7600.1
6385
Europe N/A
4 Microsoft Corporation Executable 670c8a97b3cf7149
914e37b75a13ea9d
956984db
3ebc917aafcfa83c
8bdcce6c2bde4e55
Virus.Win32.
Virut.CE
No 5.1.2600.0
(xpclient.
010817-114
8)
5.1.2600.0 156.220.126.105/32 N/A
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25

Safe Entries

First Seen: 15 August 2009 at 1:36 pm
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
1 ReactOS Development Team Executable 342585eb978c8ae1
9ac10c481255707b
2f1faeef
0478d24c12618c54
8270116eb07cb3c3
No 0.4.7 0.4.7 10.108.51.194/32
2 N/A Executable bf6e5a1ec8b730de
cdd7d275eb95c8fd
f78ac700
cd891f0b57ff2e32
a917388928a56d5e
No N/A N/A 10.224.1.116/32
3 ReactOS Development Team Executable bc17e8c69355fa07
a2f29b30966eae3a
563d3860
9ed53f005bc3e775
d17660bd434e8fc0
No 0.4.6 0.4.6 United States
4 N/A Executable a942060727020638
58e6e864f817d002
764f2948
21525dcf950481d5
ab5135d1be355507
No N/A N/A Internal Submission
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