How to Remove “migwiz.exe”

What is migwiz.exe?

migwiz.exe is a legitimate file. This process is known as Files and Settings Transfer Wizard. 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 the different types of malicious programs and name it as migwiz.exe to damage the software and hardware.

Affected Platform: Windows OS

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

  • If the internet connection fluctuation is high 
  • If the migwiz.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 migwiz.exe and open the location, if the location is subfolder C:\Windows\system32 then the system is not affected by migwiz.exe, if the location is somewhere else then the system is affected by migwiz.exe malware.

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

Ideally, replacing the existing migwiz.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 migwiz.exe malware from your computer including all other malwares!

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Malware Entries

First Seen: 12 October 2011 at 2:44 am
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Malware
Name
Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
Malware Behavior
1 Корпорация Майкрософт Executable 37e7f0665b450c4b
a03ecdf38c7010c3
3d26b0e6
8ba75a3563d2614a
884f1736a57a3c5a
Virus.Win32.
Sality.gen
No 5.1.2600.5
512
(xpsp.0804
13-2105)
5.1.2600.5
512
Ukraine N/A
2 Microsoft Corporation Executable 81e099fae98c5b3b
342727015922aa3e
8d79666d
391ecb264f410c92
0c7b6b702b6c0462
Virus.Win32.
Virut.CE
No 6.1.7600.1
6385
(win7_rtm.
090713-125
5)
6.1.7600.1
6385
Vietnam N/A
3 Microsoft Corporation Executable cbdb037cc8c42842
81bdc3127dde7a95
aa4b2dfd
b79bf3cd40b69281
52454f1d392791f4
Unclassified
Malware
No 6.1.7601.1
7514
(win7sp1_r
tm.101119-
1850)
6.1.7601.1
7514
United States N/A
4 Microsoft Corporation Executable 9b96ace04c1dc864
9c27181ecb941440
781f7e38
c891668ef4b4a57a
816f8f4c216d08b9
Virus.Win32.
Virut.CE
No 5.1.2600.5
512
(xpsp.0804
13-2105)
5.1.2600.5
512
105.106.155.54/32 N/A
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Safe Entries

First Seen: 26 June 2008 at 9:39 am
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
1 Microsoft Corporation Executable efc9971ef1c802ac
a80a8f38f82a9183
66af6b4d
274732af72e0f974
6ab336249b25bf8b
No 5.1.2600.0
(xpclient.
010817-114
8)
5.1.2600.0 United States
2 Microsoft Corporation Executable 0b5f3e23d5db870c
d226a5c2866713d7
faa84f70
0ccae4357e249f26
86dcdab05a0005aa
Yes 6.0.6000.1
6386
(vista_rtm
.061101-22
05)
6.0.6000.1
6386
Internal Submission
3 Microsoft Corporation Executable 4cdab79a2b98d20a
ae80681b225487e3
9743c8d7
3d1b56512a76c658
3d96165a8a3a05a3
Yes 6.0.6000.1
6386
(vista_rtm
.061101-22
05)
6.0.6000.1
6386
Internal Submission
4 Microsoft Corporation Executable 5ec20e8bfe6f7cb2
8256b400197eaa57
007c1aa2
0fa81a7fd1e972d5
f92a253967e4a3cb
No 5.1.2600.1
106
(xpsp1.020
828-1920)
5.1.2600.1
106
United States
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