How to Remove “mage.exe”

What is mage.exe?

mage.exe is a legitimate process file popularly known as Manifest Generation And Editing Tool. It is associated with Microsoft® .NET Framework software, developed by Microsoft Corporation. It is located in C:\Program Files by default. Malware programmers create files with virus scripts and name them after mage.exe  with an intention to spread virus on the internet.

Affected Platform: Windows OS

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

Keep an eye for the following symptoms to see if your PC is infected with mage.exe  malware:

  • Internet connection fluctuates
  • mage.exe  takes too much CPU space
  • PC slows down significantly
  • Browser automatically redirects to some irrelevant websites
  • Unsolicited ads and popups starts appearing
  • Screen freezes constantly

Take the following steps to diagnose your PC for possible mage.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, then you should run an antivirus scan to get rid of the malware.

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

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

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Malware Entries

First Seen: 17 June 2009 at 7:28 pm
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Malware
Name
Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
Malware Behavior
1 Microsoft Corporation Executable eeab306f9eab726b
6b93312a11d2c869
42abca67
876f1b74f93f2b36
6f1a1e2bf1ec161f
TrojWare.Win
32.TrojanDro
pper.Sdbot.m
su_70
No 6.00.2900.
5512
(xpsp.0804
13-2105)
6.00.2900.
5512
Internal Submission N/A
2 N/A Executable 1594e70e8125d878
ef64ac7557b96d94
5ee40065
b659cd2e4e3c18e0
78e562ede11bdfc7
Packed.Win32
.Klone.~KND
No N/A N/A Internal Submission N/A
3 Microsoft Corporation Executable e8366b56757d440c
ad60b8aec14019f1
a34dbbc1
3be63cf0a962f985
342bcfa47810aacc
Virus.Win32.
Alman.A
No 2.0.50727.
42
(RTM.05072
7-4200)
2.0.50727.
42
China N/A
4 N/A Executable 62c407feb96165d3
2476ca54c8b5b873
50d6bbfc
eb5fafc4fcbce96c
4c2074ceb76ebd4d
TrojWare.MSI
L.TrojanDrop
per.Agent.~A
jv
No 0.0.0.0 0.0.0.0 Internal Submission N/A
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Safe Entries

First Seen: 02 December 2008 at 5:41 am
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
1 Microsoft Corporation Executable de0d8c6c942f0a8e
0cb9de7678e8c045
02cb69f3
8303bafb11e4a034
cc9aa371b91c6892
Yes 3.5.30729.
1
(SP.030729
-0100)
3.5.30729.
1
Internal Submission
2 Microsoft Corporation Executable c93a2f08d7ffbacb
ec2ffbd0093bd5df
0cc0c293
8db003edd913f59f
99e180774c681991
Yes 3.5.30729.
1
(SP.030729
-0100)
3.5.30729.
1
10.224.1.59/32
3 Microsoft Corporation Executable 30883ccb3fd06367
cf614d36494ac104
4619f676
bf890b31825c17b2
d5afb970b4893326
No 2.0.50727.
312
(rtmLHS.05
0727-3100)
2.0.50727.
312
Norway
4 N/A Executable 49a9c73df6946429
cf9ba49cefa74acb
a3a477b4
30d7b9d33f69f5ee
ed50adec0b4fca22
No 1, 0, 0, 1 1, 0, 0, 1 Internal Submission
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