How to Remove “shrpubw.exe”

What is shrpubw.exe?

shrpubw.exe is a legitimate file. This process is known as Share Creation Wizard. It belongs to Windows Operating System and was developed by Microsoft Corporation. It is commonly stored in C:\Windows\System32. Malware programmers or cybercriminals write different types of malicious programs and name them as shrpubw.exe to spread virus.

Affected Platform: Windows OS

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

Each malware is different and causes unique problems to the system. You will notice one or several of the following symptoms if your system is infected with shrpubw.exe malware:

  • Internet connection fluctuates
  • shrpubw.exe file is taking more of your CPU memory 
  • System performance is very low
  • Browser is redirected to some strange websites
  • Interference of annoying popup ads
  • Other malwares infiltrate into the system

To further establish the malware infection, take the following steps:

  • Go to Task Manager by pressing the combination of keys ctrl+alt+del
  • Go to the process tab and right-click on the shrpubw.exe and open the file location

If the file is located outside C:\Windows\System32, then it is likely that the system is affected with shrpubw.exe malware.

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

Ideally, replacing the existing shrpubw.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: Select Customize Configuration option and arrange installers, configuration, and file location.

Step 4: Once the Installation is Finished, 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 shrpubw.exe malware from your computer including all other malwares!

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Malware Entries

First Seen: 13 October 2010 at 2:39 am
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Malware
Name
Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
Malware Behavior
1 N/A Executable 40b417091d7e75ee
08a49d4a680e75a8
3ffaedf8
0edfab8a7948a957
3d0cc8b3149013cb
Win32.Neshta
.A
No N/A N/A Romania N/A
2 Microsoft Corporation Executable c0e6ca31c5a37631
270eac3be24c0351
6b44ca66
4fdefefa7f86a250
62b8152c4b0e743a
Worm.Win32.M
abezat.b0
No 5.2.3790.1
830
(srv03_sp1
_rtm.05032
4-1447)
5.2.3790.1
830
37.124.143.163/32 N/A
3 Microsoft Corporation Executable 53891ad4ff389d13
e5a115a9819ef595
921f186d
b8ac50bd4cc61442
4382488126da035f
Worm.Win32.M
abezat.b5
No 5.1.2600.2
180
(xpsp_sp2_
rtm.040803
-2158)
5.1.2600.2
180
197.251.180.204/32 N/A
4 Microsoft Corporation Executable b8cba8c4e0814f5e
0198e0c9c0b22e47
5c1b6ed8
b1396fe582b56cc8
62c580e9dd2fa00d
Virus.Win32.
Virut.CE
No 6.1.7600.1
6385
(win7_rtm.
090713-125
5)
6.1.7600.1
6385
Europe N/A
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Safe Entries

First Seen: 06 July 2009 at 6:58 am
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
1 Корпорация Майкрософт Executable b265abcdc9dcd844
7ebd4b4dd6adfebb
e240337b
8b547e5e0fe2b7d8
0d90eebbe9f776be
No 5.1.2600.5
512
(xpsp.0804
13-2108)
5.1.2600.5
512
Russian Federation
2 Microsoft Corporation Executable 74644227523fc4b4
9d2a3ddebc906eb1
7f091722
99f6ea7f77593afd
e5f40043f2be8bdf
No 5.1.2600.5
512
(xpsp.0804
13-2108)
5.1.2600.5
512
10.224.1.116/32
3 Microsoft Corporation Executable e084667d5ca84dec
dba07d21021d47e8
0eab00cb
295204d521cd6fb5
aa77563f820a3ffc
No 5.1.2600.5
512
(xpsp.0804
13-2108)
5.1.2600.5
512
Internal Submission
4 Microsoft Corporation Executable a7c9df34433abd76
52097efdfbfa96fb
596491b9
61b21ac260f94a8a
686a7baef0fc1f86
No 4.00 4.00 198.20.167.84/32
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