How to Remove “wab.exe”

What is wab.exe?

wab.exe is a legitimate process file popularly known as Windows Address Book. It is associated with Windows Operating System developed by Microsoft Corporation. It is located in C:\Program Files by default.

Malware programmers create files with virus scripts and name them after wab.exe with an intention to spread virus on the internet.

Affected Platform: Windows OS

How to check if your computer is infected with wab.exe malware?

Keep an eye for the following symptoms to see if your PC is infected with wab.exe malware:

  • Internet connection fluctuates
  • wab.exe takes too much CPU space
  • PC slows down significantly
  • Browser automatically redirects to some irrelevant websites
  • Unsolicited ads and popups starts appearing
  • Screen freezes constantly

Take the following steps to diagnose your PC for possible wab.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, then you should run an antivirus scan to get rid of the malware.

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

Step 1: Download the award-winning Free Antivirus.

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

Step 3: After network detection is complete, press “Close” button for a scan window.

Step 4: 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 the wab.exe virus from your computer including all other malwares!

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Malware Entries

First Seen: 11 July 2018 at 4:34 am
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Malware
Name
Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
Malware Behavior
1 Microsoft Corporation Executable 2551860f7b78dd4d
3bf5b71000e72d6a
60f53eb5
b5123a750c500161
fda100b9ff38105a
Virus.Win32.
Virut.CE
No 6.1.7601.1
7514
(win7sp1_r
tm.101119-
1850)
6.1.7601.1
7514
Indonesia N/A
2 Microsoft Corporation Executable 02ca7bbb6b4262ee
1e05ff9e8a26a115
b1407ce8
fb56368bf78e73b9
61f7fa787b01a417
Virus.Win32.
Virut.Ce
No 6.00.2900.
6040
(xpsp_sp3_
qfe.101011
-1837)
6.00.2900.
6040
156.217.113.26/32 N/A
3 Microsoft Corporation Executable 7da5797bb8cee3e6
e96a338c7d3de489
7deac3e0
cfd7c9e06f57e4d0
b134ccb63b3f77fa
Virus.Win32.
Virut.CE
No 6.1.7601.1
7514
(win7sp1_r
tm.101119-
1850)
6.1.7601.1
7514
Turkey N/A
4 Microsoft Corporation Executable 1fa323940050f61c
e4af43efebd4ea5f
8c08d859
b41e805876854967
3f98f6a505c98378
Virus.Win32.
Virut.CE
No 6.1.7600.1
6385
(win7_rtm.
090713-125
5)
6.1.7600.1
6385
Pakistan N/A
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Safe Entries

First Seen: 29 July 2018 at 7:27 pm
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
1 Microsoft Corporation Executable 2c9e66ba8420a5b6
773b3f8ef0c4690e
5d038678
3cff8a3d24ad3d9f
3ac54ab43a311284
No 10.0.17758
.1
(WinBuild.
160101.080
0)
10.0.17758
.1
China
2 Microsoft Corporation Executable 18ddc9d22eefc841
d98bcf261b006528
5399e8dc
58cdc40ae57d2f2c
6fc787bf66baa1a6
No 10.0.17763
.1
(WinBuild.
160101.080
0)
10.0.17763
.1
China
3 Microsoft Corporation Executable 5a7247d821c4a0fd
0c4c18496a64f8b6
578275fa
ea761a08198f5711
9176f8377e46abc4
No 10.0.17754
.1
(WinBuild.
160101.080
0)
10.0.17754
.1
Sweden
4 Microsoft Corporation Executable 779d1d3c725d641a
0967797578fcefb9
5cf3666f
ce5a706e3a447c7a
153c6433834b6d8e
No 10.0.17738
.1000
(WinBuild.
160101.080
0)
10.0.17738
.1000
Japan
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