How to Remove “vs60wiz.exe”

What is vs60wiz.exe?

vs60wiz.exe is a legitimate process file popularly known as Setup. It belongs to Microsoft Visual Studio, developed by Microsoft Corporation. It is located in C:\Windows\System32 by default.

Malware programmers write virus files with malicious scripts and save them as vs60wiz.exe with an intention to spread virus on the internet.

Affected Platforms: Windows OS

How to determine if your computer is infected with vs60wiz.exe malware?

Look out for these symptoms to check if your PC is infected with vs60wiz.exe malware:

  • Unstable internet connection
  • vs60wiz.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 vs60wiz.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:\Windows\System32, perform an antivirus scan to get rid of the malware.

How to remove vs60wiz.exe malware from system using Comodo Antivirus?

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Step 2: Installation configuration frames will be displayed. Select the configuration you would like to apply.

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Step 6: Proceed with the quick scan that automatically begins after the update.

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

Step 8: Comodo Antivirus will remove vs60wiz.exe malware from your computer including all other malwares!

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Malware Entries

First Seen: 07 November 2010 at 3:22 pm
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Malware
Name
Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
Malware Behavior
1 Microsoft Corporation Executable cad63c86e4bd2a6f
2e68e173001a5950
f5c744f3
11f430fdf8637400
e8f7eeba0e85aa70
Virus.Win32.
Virut.CE
No 6.00.8167 6.00.8167 India N/A
2 Microsoft Corporation Executable d0cdb4639841d09c
b4a8f78266038c96
112728e4
d864090226d94310
86eb2c1897e7c1a1
Virus.Win32.
Sality.gen
No 5.1.2600.2
180
(xpsp_sp2_
rtm.040803
-2158)
5.1.2600.2
180
Indonesia N/A
3 Microsoft Corporation Executable 08177130beb4484f
83cb994af831ec7b
e67d0c50
df181a6e0e5869df
50b06631f71584b6
Virus.Win32.
Virut.CE
No 6.00.8167 6.00.8167 United States N/A
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Safe Entries

First Seen: 02 February 2010 at 8:10 am
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
1 Microsoft Corporation Executable e20261df6641de00
83cec17d1375a263
f34ccc82
67f71d4d4d9d3398
941cdacae879b377
No 6.00.8167 6.00.8167 India
2 Microsoft Corporation Executable 30eaf56d0cd39b1c
601fd46a5dec268e
0670c2bf
abfa2f87f7881da6
1799672c5c3bae94
No 6.00.8440 6.00.8440 France
3 Microsoft Corporation Executable 4af228751b6033c7
e32a44e2278f765b
7cf7a87b
08ff996280e2cef0
81fd8e760375788d
No 6.00.8167 6.00.8167 India
4 Microsoft Corporation Executable 98a3dd601f2244c3
a0b84616aa342b12
3e8fe01f
9465dfe3d6893e29
b7f0f3b0a7caa567
No 6.00.8210 6.00.8210 France
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