How to Remove “wdfmgr.exe”

What is wdfmgr.exe?

wdfmgr.exe is a legitimate process file popularly known as Windows User Mode Driver Manager. It is associated with Windows Operating System developed by Microsoft Corporation. It is located in C:\Windows\System32 by default. Malware programmers create files with virus scripts and name them after wdfmgr.exe with an intention to spread virus on the internet.

Affected Platform: Windows OS

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

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

  • Internet connection fluctuates
  • wdfmgr.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 wdfmgr.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, then you should run an antivirus scan to get rid of the malware.

How to remove wdfmgr.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 wdfmgr.exe virus from your computer including all other malwares!

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Malware Entries

First Seen: 25 October 2011 at 1:39 am
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Malware
Name
Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
Malware Behavior
1 Microsoft Corporation Executable f71f21990183833b
f3f2a86680f5c0cd
f293bd8b
eb53382bd34fae48
a053262b429d8be1
TrojWare.Win
32.Patched.S
M
No 11.0.5721.
5262
11.0.5721.
5262
Ukraine N/A
2 Microsoft Corporation Executable 9bcee749ee91b249
4cb7ce8a93885d40
22d7adc7
61aee12127c701c7
3da9a42ead7d1f3c
Virus.Win32.
Virut.CE
No 5.2.3790.1
230 built
by:
DNSRV(bld4
act)
5.2.3790.1
230
India N/A
3 Microsoft Corporation Executable 557167f9ad7b3205
2ece4da980f06b16
c4cba49e
c0910347f2a3f66c
a194ea95805e8cbe
Virus.Win32.
Virut.Ce
No 11.0.5721.
5262
11.0.5721.
5262
10.224.1.116/32 N/A
4 Microsoft Corporation Executable c75cf0cdbb42e442
81e09d92623a01f2
9969c80c
44e151c65d9e0bc9
84b0f61610c3d0d9
Virus.Win32.
Expiro.R0
No 11.0.5721.
5262
11.0.5721.
5262
Ukraine N/A
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44

Safe Entries

First Seen: 25 July 2008 at 3:48 pm
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
1 Microsoft Corporation Executable 50d217c7068f9bc6
960183e4250e131c
b8bb1cf1
2c1d59933077ba0d
8a64cb1fb9ef8638
No 11.0.5721.
5145
11.0.5721.
5145
10.224.1.63/32
2 Microsoft Corporation Executable 9810831e7bed878f
6f2dc5f454f69daa
7456b449
5fbaab095f00b817
98639fc39d5f0c6f
No 11.0.5358.
4827
11.0.5358.
4827
198.20.167.84/32
3 Microsoft Corporation Executable 9810831e7bed878f
6f2dc5f454f69daa
7456b449
5fbaab095f00b817
98639fc39d5f0c6f
No 11.0.5358.
4827
11.0.5358.
4827
Romania
4 Microsoft Corporation Executable ebeb5be8b8ddf2e4
7fbced67c4ab8f4d
721c611c
49501c6be752d504
3ada8667ac774f7a
No 5.2.3790.1
230 built
by:
DNSRV(bld4
act)
5.2.3790.1
230
United States
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