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: 08 October 2008 at 3:19 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 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
3 Autodesk, Inc. Executable fcdb8568a1a0b134
15dac0d0eaf93004
7fd0b673
2d528747b6e2d6cd
aa86fa8bc205f3c3
Virus.Win32.
Sality.gen
No 6,0,15,96 6,0,15,96 Kazakhstan N/A
4 N/A Executable b4375286d0e7fd40
6e50381b562f5c6d
69be6c42
b764870d9d7a9f24
e88f92e019f1e444
TrojWare.Win
32.Spy.E
No N/A N/A 197.211.60.40/32 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 dfe25e8bacdadf3a
73be66dca2276983
ff689dfe
39531c0bb208a181
9cdafb17c566932e
Yes 10.0.55.0.
0
10.0.55.0.
0
Cyprus
4 Autodesk, Inc. Executable fd688cf717c43d6e
b464dfe7c2e395e8
f15e1c34
f2cba4bed90c70b9
4fd2a50aaffa0612
No 8.1.63.0 8.1.63.0 Ukraine
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