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!

50

Malware Entries

First Seen: 25 October 2011 at 1:37 am
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Malware
Name
Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
Malware Behavior
1 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
2 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
3 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
4 Microsoft Corporation Executable 84a99bfc4478105f
ee5afdcc75b1710a
97059a4a
a0bf4a21c0228581
61287a4a6ab53deb
Virus.Win32.
Parite.gen
No 5.1.2600.2
180
(xpsp_sp2_
rtm.040803
-2158)
5.1.2600.2
180
Spain N/A
Display 4 items per page
  • 4 items per page
  • 8 items per page
  • 16 items per page
  • 32 items per page
12

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 a7c9df34433abd76
52097efdfbfa96fb
596491b9
61b21ac260f94a8a
686a7baef0fc1f86
No 4.00 4.00 198.20.167.84/32
2 Microsoft Corporation Executable edbf24351343ca31
499afec2a14e74d5
c54a17a8
311a67e9f89a1cc3
7eb9c428bc183b08
No 5.1.2600.0
(xpclient.
010817-114
8)
5.1.2600.0 Canada
3 Microsoft Corporation Executable 5c7760fc292d8386
44ac874137c54a90
2fdd5d07
cab22a7585558bb5
84f75b0b27999198
No 5.2.3790.3
959
(srv03_sp2
_rtm.07021
6-1710)
5.2.3790.3
959
Internal Submission
4 Microsoft Corporation Executable c92de61562d3ca09
53ecab234b2d03b7
0f8b8271
2bd6fefe709dc2bc
21d7f440503256dc
No 4.00 4.00 198.20.167.84/32
Display 4 items per page
  • 4 items per page
  • 8 items per page
  • 16 items per page
  • 32 items per page
 
Exclusive Offer
Get Free Endpoint Protection
Get Advanced
Endpoint
Protection

Award-Winning Security to Protect Your Clients from Cyber Attacks

Comodo Internet Security Pro

Free Antivirus protection from hackers! Get the ultimate Antivirus solution to keep your PC clean and to remove viruses from a slow or infected PC. Improve the PC performance at home or use it on-the-go!

Get Comodo Internet Security Comodo Internet Security