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: 06 March 2018 at 7:06 am
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Malware
Name
Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
Malware Behavior
1 N/A Executable ffa5154b0e818809
78adc64ad81c89b4
7715423f
280bf7e70e4b29d8
5ad2e0efa90b365c
Win32.Neshta
.A
No N/A N/A 181.66.169.99/32 N/A
2 Корпорация Майкрософт Executable e78a0bb54115e00f
e1a1f55a919272d2
e16a31aa
aa86785d181ddd8b
4ed46b950ba528ce
Virus.Win32.
Virut.CE
No 5.1.2600.2
180
(xpsp_sp2_
rtm.040803
-2158)
5.1.2600.2
180
5.227.233.194/32 N/A
3 Microsoft Corporation Executable c1be91c8beb95bf1
968bd93d5041ca78
7885fd82
6b28adafa8e9975f
2a5162522fdf8e38
Virus.Win32.
Virut.Ce
No 6.1.7600.1
6385
(win7_rtm.
090713-125
5)
6.1.7600.1
6385
Europe 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 Microsoft Corporation Executable dd5a00bfe1660243
f689d681f1625fb2
a6cd45a9
c74726cf7ff4d6e5
7c80d22452ebde0b
No 10.0.17758
.1
(WinBuild.
160101.080
0)
10.0.17758
.1
China
2 Microsoft Corporation Executable 160ff751cc1dd4df
3b410a53add31e3e
948fb7cc
00a984c95d5be0a1
9590774aa7e49217
No 10.0.17755
.1
(WinBuild.
160101.080
0)
10.0.17755
.1
Japan
3 Microsoft Corporation Executable 52862ab5e6ea9409
727e0f500b725b92
7e104f9e
b3456b75c4ff03ee
621d8fb9c86e3200
No 10.0.17763
.1
(WinBuild.
160101.080
0)
10.0.17763
.1
China
4 Microsoft Corporation Executable 1f8bc1fd817c94c0
df49a30d1faf3223
c1e1436a
6f2ec408e8789d3d
07e3a7eaedafd141
No 10.0.17755
.1
(WinBuild.
160101.080
0)
10.0.17755
.1
Japan
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