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: 19 January 2011 at 11:34 pm
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Malware
Name
Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
Malware Behavior
1 Microsoft Corporation Executable d0731f73bf3886e8
1a360b5cae75ffd0
3e5a675d
d7e36f47dabaec06
6d9f5eb579b72e77
Virus.Win32.
Virut.CE
No 5.1.2600.5
512
(xpsp.0804
13-2105)
5.1.2600.5
512
Malaysia N/A
2 Microsoft Corporation Executable d7e08088cf8f207d
520de7a1d564e8a6
ded52227
45517d3dae429553
dd49b0b96f2a77ae
Virus.Win32.
Virut.CE
No 5.1.2600.5
512
(xpsp.0804
13-2105)
5.1.2600.5
512
India N/A
3 N/A Executable f7aea4b61b0ac9fa
a31a3d06cf92652b
7724f7e0
190fa5afcff48d6f
e96260b3f4e25c9a
Win32.Neshta
.A
No N/A N/A Romania N/A
4 Корпорация Майкрософт Executable 51db039a8ec1f29d
8b28a0505a7adcef
df1942bc
005db53d2a41a672
a7c0d9cc45c4589f
Virus.Win32.
Virut.CE
No 5.1.2600.2
180
(xpsp_sp2_
rtm.040803
-2158)
5.1.2600.2
180
Ukraine N/A
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Safe Entries

First Seen: 02 June 2008 at 9:17 am
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
1 Microsoft Corporation Executable c9cb9b7002e07e37
b604c297e8ea736d
f40b7b60
2c1bba467c50320c
7a62f59daac8cf57
No 5.1.2600.0
(xpclient.
010817-114
8)
5.1.2600.0 United States
2 Корпорация Майкрософт Executable 500b221d92ac807f
16fe12c090e94760
c78b589f
ef22cfb8274fba41
8190b575d2d1a1a0
No 5.1.2600.5
512
(xpsp.0804
13-2105)
5.1.2600.5
512
United States
3 Microsoft Corporation Executable 5f050e34e53e2d2d
62cc121e5e7007b2
02c009da
84bb922fb51a87ea
dc09bcc691662e0a
No 5.1.2600.0
(xpclient.
010817-114
8)
5.1.2600.0 United States
4 Microsoft Corporation Executable 01588c0481636e10
963ec6efbeb1bfe2
73618cf8
ee640e4638a1be45
7f85af2570c3f4de
No 5.1.2600.0
(xpclient.
010817-114
8)
5.1.2600.0 China
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