How to Remove “styshwiz.exe”

What is styshwiz.exe?

styshwiz.exe is a legitimate process file popularly known as Autodesk Hardcopy Plot Style Table Wizard. It belongs to Autodesk Hardcopy Subsystem, developed by Autodesk, Inc. It is located in C:\Program Files by default.

Malware programmers write virus files with malicious scripts and save them as styshwiz.exe with an intention to spread virus on the internet.

Affected Platforms: Windows OS

How to determine if your computer is infected with styshwiz.exe malware?

Look out for these symptoms to check if your PC is infected with styshwiz.exe malware:

  • Unstable internet connection
  • styshwiz.exe occupies extra CPU space
  • PC processing speed slows down
  • Browser often redirects to irrelevant websites
  • Browser is bombarded with hordes of popup ads
  • Computer screen freezes repeatedly

Take the following steps to diagnose your PC for possible styshwiz.exe malware attack:

Step 1: Simultaneously press CTRL+ALT+DEL keys to open Task Manager.

Step 2: If you notice the file located outside C:\Program Files, perform an antivirus scan to get rid of the malware.

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

Step 1: Download our award-winning Free Antivirus

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Step 7: If threats are found during the scanning, you will be notified through an alert screen.

Step 8: Comodo Antivirus will remove styshwiz.exe malware from your computer including all other malwares!

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Malware Entries

First Seen: 20 February 2012 at 10:47 am
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Malware
Name
Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
Malware Behavior
1 Autodesk, Inc. Executable 6c936d951bd13a41
b9717f09798bafb6
fa7a6c5e
24cf80e80f4a25ad
ae1f4f723aa66fcd
EmailWorm.Wi
n32.Runonce.
~v001
Yes 9.2.56.0 9.2.56.0 Ghana N/A
2 N/A Executable 89caa44d556abc7b
21b4b97034b6279d
ff4a1206
c5a14c288570bc0b
14b725b68c805bd7
Win32.Viking
.N~clean
No 1.0.0.0 1.0.0.0 Taiwan N/A
3 Autodesk, Inc. Executable 2f7a79d5a71862e9
987d7644e044f387
49b1f0d6
62869789f13e90d7
d4bb49bf8540fa79
Virus.Win32.
Sality.gen
No 10.0.55.0.
0
10.0.55.0.
0
156.222.146.192/32 N/A
4 Autodesk, Inc. Executable 51e31feb71667985
cf3820135cdfc28c
af30cd4a
0c2e451e0160b3e5
c3328813149f8f1c
Virus.Win32.
Sality.gen
No 10.0.55.0.
0
10.0.55.0.
0
Saudi Arabia N/A
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Safe Entries

First Seen: 03 June 2008 at 11:50 pm
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
1 Autodesk, Inc. Executable 0df9fd7cb725da68
e9a334ae902e8af7
868f80d6
2232ebbb94c2e7f0
c2500fe1e0803e27
Yes 14.0.49.0.
0
14.0.49.0.
0
United States
2 Autodesk, Inc. Executable c3d36c5613f9dbc3
3ada450e4bdf0f92
7c7ed729
aaf4e4aaa7e3db11
05912be5c203ae18
Yes 10.0.309.0
.0
10.0.309.0
.0
Latvia
3 Autodesk, Inc. Executable f28b520db7739e2a
7a6d836516de368b
a3b11590
5f494f0fce05297c
51a6dd017378dd38
Yes 9.0.54.0 9.0.54.0 10.224.1.65/32
4 Autodesk, Inc. Executable 5334b6f6283d8b79
559dd00b69fbf77d
3afb4517
7dcdff83f021fff7
ac304ca9d7f38d52
Yes 13.0.52.0.
0
13.0.52.0.
0
10.224.25.45/32
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