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: 03 August 2018 at 4:12 am
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Malware
Name
Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
Malware Behavior
1 Microsoft Corporation Executable 33fa4ee607e05ae6
5e3081a5b72fa0bf
e2581ea8
c4e90174b6501373
d7c6ca1e9949cdfd
Virus.Win32.
Expiro.CG
No 6.1.7600.1
6385
(win7_rtm.
090713-125
5)
6.1.7600.1
6385
Europe N/A
2 Корпорация Майкрософт Executable 909d51bf3811e3d6
ce99383596d0d34a
0fbcf58a
781b6c7b5759b06c
27c73b70bcdad643
Virus.Win32.
Sality.gen
No 5.1.2600.0
(xpclient.
010817-114
8)
5.1.2600.0 Ukraine N/A
3 Корпорация Майкрософт Executable 8d0d66823da3d261
1ab5ccad3d58b88e
96c6ce96
3168780db3c37b01
589a8f40061bf9ee
Virus.Win32.
Virut.CE
No 5.1.2600.0
(xpclient.
010817-114
8)
5.1.2600.0 Russian Federation N/A
4 Microsoft Corporation Executable 1a677cb4b5360c13
dec590cc20e10ac1
eec49130
a34d97f7b8404ff8
c7c60263aff83aad
Virus.Win32.
Virut.Ce
No 6.1.7600.1
6385
(win7_rtm.
090713-125
5)
6.1.7600.1
6385
5.155.221.120/32 N/A
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Safe Entries

First Seen: 14 October 2017 at 2:56 am
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
1 Microsoft Corporation Executable 059b181c55415951
b8efdf6859ade712
d93bb17b
c5fcf0abd3c6b3f0
13a3f8a7a54def30
No 10.0.16299
.15
(WinBuild.
160101.080
0)
10.0.16299
.15
United States
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