How to Remove “rdbgwiz.exe”

What is rdbgwiz.exe?

Originally developed by Microsoft Corporation, rdbgwiz.exe is a legitimate file process. This process is known as Visual Studio 2005 Remote Debugger Configuration Wizard and it belongs to Microsoft Visual Studio 2005. It is located in C:\Program Files\Microsoft Visual Studio 8\common 7\IDE\folder by default.
rdbgwiz.exe virus is created when malware authors write virus files and name them after rdbgwiz.exe with an aim to spread virus on the internet.

Affected Platform: Windows OS

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

If your system is affected by rdbgwiz.exe malware, you will notice one or several of the symptoms below:

  • rdbgwiz.exe occupies an unusually large CPU memory
  • Erratic internet connection
  • Your browser is bombarded with annoying popup ads
  • Computer screen freezes
  • PC's processing speed suffers
  • You are redirected to unknown websites

To pinpoint the virus file location, take the following steps:

Step 1: Press CTRL+ALT+DEL keys at once to open Task Manager.

Step 2: If you notice the file located outside C:\Program Files\Microsoft Visual Studio 8\common 7\IDE\folder, you should run an antivirus scan to get rid of the malware.

How to remove rdbgwiz.exe malware from system using Comodo Cleaning Essentials?

You can either choose to remove rdbgwiz.exe and other malwares using Comodo Antivirus, or Comodo Cleaning Essentials (CCE) – both of which are absolutely free to download! CCE is a set of computer security tools designed to help you identify and remove malwares and unsafe processes from an infected computer.

To remove malwares using CCE, take the following steps:

1. Check the system requirements and download the feature-rich CCE suite for free.

2. After installation, choose the type of scan you want to perform. CCE offers 3 scan options to get rid of malwares from a PC:

  • Smart Scan: Does a scan on critical areas of your system.
  • Full Scan: Does a complete scan of your system.
  • Custom Scan: Does a scan only on selected items.

The process to initiate the above mentioned scans are self-explanatory and thus, easy-to-use. 
Additionally, it's recommended that you approve of any updates that the CCE will prompt you about to ensure it does a better job of identifying all the latest threats.

3. Click 'Next' to view the results.
Regardless of the type of scan you choose, the results will sometimes show false positive (flagging files that are actually safe), which has to be ignored. Only select the files you want to get rid of.

4. Click 'Apply' to apply the selected operations to the threats. The selected operations will be applied.

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Malware Entries

First Seen: 16 December 2009 at 7:22 pm
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Malware
Name
Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
Malware Behavior
1 Microsoft Corporation Executable 868d2968452b9091
100bb8ef78163610
bb4a0e43
389f1fcb46b06078
a1f1d9b53ae677ed
Virus.Win32.
Sality.gen
No 8.0.50727.
42
(RTM.05072
7-4200)
8.0.50727.
42
Brazil N/A
2 N/A Executable 51018b682d6a4c8d
ac1b385d0e255c3e
9c3547d4
7906504b818ac670
45d64678eb0f65a2
Virus.Win32.
Sality.gen
No N/A N/A Philippines N/A
3 Microsoft Corporation Executable c954d22af718ac52
1c67d9b487a7e52a
8ca46196
270b0622cc103aa1
3dd67b25ff342775
Virus.Win32.
Sality.gen
No 8.0.50727.
42
(RTM.05072
7-4200)
8.0.50727.
42
India N/A
4 Microsoft Corporation Executable ed82aa0f38e72526
54a0aa7b4bf45492
28de7bc5
46abec52008590f6
abbc82c54a3a098f
Virus.Win32.
Sality.gen
No 8.0.50727.
42
(RTM.05072
7-4200)
8.0.50727.
42
10.224.1.51/32 N/A
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Safe Entries

First Seen: 23 November 2008 at 7:09 pm
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
1 Microsoft Corporation Executable 718c338c9fe9f463
babe84c73b7aa16c
5c8d895e
27b3e764ebb38231
7a9c74937fd8b8a1
Yes 9.0.21022.
8 built
by: RTM
9.0.21022.
8
Internal Submission
2 Microsoft Corporation Executable fcb645c254056ac3
1d7bd958ae32c85e
2415699f
c36a4a5bf54e2b5b
b93df30b48a43a6f
Yes 8.0.50727.
762
(SP.050727
-7600)
8.0.50727.
762
Internal Submission
3 Microsoft Corporation Executable 73675ecc7a28f6c7
f9c5a8d95caf2f20
9f19e720
ee26fdc75f72afa4
694106ffe796969e
Yes 8.0.50727.
4039
(QFE.05072
7-4000)
8.0.50727.
4039
United States
4 Microsoft Corporation Executable 53dfa2bfb8e14da9
16c0d0e3c37a21f0
32cd1df9
c38dfb25e8bb8c33
d7a3110ff9d2c6d2
Yes 8.0.50727.
42
(RTM.05072
7-4200)
8.0.50727.
42
Internal Submission
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