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: 12 October 2011 at 2:00 am
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Malware
Name
Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
Malware Behavior
1 Microsoft Corporation Executable c900237508198bcf
276682f0c4c7e2dc
41be67f7
ab3f9b2f32618b65
599dd2337bf233e3
Virus.Win32.
Ramnit.K
No 6.00.2900.
6040
(xpsp_sp3_
qfe.101011
-1837)
6.00.2900.
6040
Turkey N/A
2 Microsoft Corporation Executable f1fe3fcddf56001f
a6b4df3eabce1b65
d18c2621
e4543dc9633c1133
582288c41220b544
Virus.Win32.
Virut.CE
No 6.1.7601.1
7514
(win7sp1_r
tm.101119-
1850)
6.1.7601.1
7514
Philippines N/A
3 Microsoft Corporation Executable ad0a02ed39d3af5e
70f8690bc77abef8
cf33ab78
963ed04213e83929
5b608dcd154edf37
Virus.Win32.
Virut.CE
No 6.1.7600.1
6385
(win7_rtm.
090713-125
5)
6.1.7600.1
6385
197.210.29.161/32 N/A
4 Microsoft Corporation Executable 705d0a6b83281738
b715fb815162268b
a7e78f98
36850ef587a70241
7f0a654b18c06b5e
Virus.Win32.
Sality.gen
No 6.00.2900.
5512
(xpsp.0804
13-2105)
6.00.2900.
5512
Cote D'Ivoire N/A
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Safe Entries

First Seen: 07 August 2009 at 12:16 am
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
1 Microsoft Corporation Executable 2f9509dc6157f31b
ad4a78ddb14efc8b
a3464a72
8aae126b2fd5c691
4b601356a0057a9b
No 10.0.16232
.1000
(WinBuild.
160101.080
0)
10.0.16232
.1000
Germany
2 Microsoft Corporation Executable 6db0b41a0b697717
be9029611d44be5a
9548ca68
bec8dde8b9f17185
d6793fbfb2189d5e
No 6.00.2800.
1106
6.00.2800.
1106
Internal Submission
3 Microsoft Corporation Executable ca5151ed5f447b32
00aa6a9f73bf7dd5
981b69d5
34c80866453ae581
20c67b9b7a93bc88
No 5.50.4522.
1200
5.50.4522.
1200
10.0.17.149/32
4 Microsoft Corporation Executable 5b2fbcabbb9520d7
b65374e0526fa0d2
fe2e1721
9d433e67fcf27d88
c1292c271dcf8124
No 6.00.2800.
1123
6.00.2800.
1123
Internal Submission
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