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: 13 October 2010 at 2:40 am
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Malware
Name
Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
Malware Behavior
1 N/A Executable a46a3831d5f14727
939d470686e4ce90
bc77c913
2479b00ed5e8c0e7
39e3312b0af0aa9d
Unclassified
Malware
No N/A N/A Internal Submission N/A
2 N/A Executable 0828d48fbaed4656
f99a50b585a6b2c1
d64dbedd
6f9e095e0c43ca2f
086034eaa804525b
Unclassified
Malware
No N/A N/A United States N/A
3 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
4 Microsoft Corporation Executable 9bbee4bf2ea7688f
b8257346794e319a
ac65ffbd
e7bcafda49ea923b
abc7713b1ec8313c
Virus.Win32.
Expiro.ew
No 6.00.2900.
5512
(xpsp.0804
13-2105)
6.00.2900.
5512
United States N/A
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Safe Entries

First Seen: 04 June 2008 at 8:49 pm
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
1 Microsoft Corporation Executable 0a8296369c17ea94
a8bd2868d13fbf45
a36ccdf9
5992835831a58d35
ed60435ea15e51ca
No 6.1.7600.1
6684
(win7_gdr.
101011-150
3)
6.1.7600.1
6684
France
2 Microsoft Corporation Executable 3c4e4f89c21bfc0d
edd2a9381641600c
a85f2fdd
29a9a30ca99ea2c2
8e1153ffb1af2b57
No 6.00.2900.
6040
(xpsp_sp3_
gdr.101011
-1837)
6.00.2900.
6040
Brazil
3 Microsoft Corporation Executable 2f9509dc6157f31b
ad4a78ddb14efc8b
a3464a72
8aae126b2fd5c691
4b601356a0057a9b
No 10.0.16232
.1000
(WinBuild.
160101.080
0)
10.0.16232
.1000
Germany
4 Microsoft Corporation Executable 6db0b41a0b697717
be9029611d44be5a
9548ca68
bec8dde8b9f17185
d6793fbfb2189d5e
No 6.00.2800.
1106
6.00.2800.
1106
Internal Submission
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