How to Remove “wiaacmgr.exe”

What is wiaacmgr.exe?

wiaacmgr.exe is a legitimate process file popularly known as Windows Picture Acquisition Wizard. It is associated with Windows Operating System, developed by Microsoft Corporation. The application does what it says, it ‘watches’ other applications to ensure they are functioning well. It is located in C:\Windows\System32 by default.

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

Affected Platform: Windows OS

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

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

  • Internet connection fluctuates
  • wiaacmgr.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 wiaacmgr.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 wiaacmgr.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 wiaacmgr.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 81c8a4e031830c74
865b736b8ff10c83
75bb8e6b
260e9756442a0e03
7a0be33b9f5bebf7
Unclassified
Malware
No 6.1.7600.1
6385
(win7_rtm.
090713-125
5)
6.1.7600.1
6385
197.211.63.173/32 N/A
2 Microsoft Corporation Executable b3bce8ad5fcdb343
9f361565ca3aeecb
4ed6135c
dd5262c58ba1b7ca
22274dcbb25fb7b7
Unclassified
Malware
No 5.1.2600.2
180
(xpsp_sp2_
rtm.040803
-2158)
5.1.2600.2
180
Internal Submission N/A
3 N/A Executable 2c13bd0a7367cfdc
26a5124bf9c7aa1c
94c0fe51
06c6c1854a294476
acbba83b4c1a33b5
Win32.Neshta
.A
No N/A N/A Turkey N/A
4 Корпорация Майкрософт Executable cea2898334a25eac
fbac071e83374058
139b5fa0
77759e8be644736f
334cf88fe3316687
Virus.Win32.
Expiro.R0
No 5.1.2600.5
512
(xpsp.0804
13-0852)
5.1.2600.5
512
Ukraine N/A
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Safe Entries

First Seen: 24 December 2012 at 8:49 pm
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
1 Корпорация Майкрософт Executable 293fb35a0a778d18
9cc14221c78e90e1
d359eb3d
f9d6b56318821843
d1b2bd0d8137e925
No 4.90.3000.
1
4.90.3000.
1
United States
2 Microsoft Corporation Executable 1b0b393632c484cf
e3d5cafc5c3f2938
35ba5dfe
ce75b2fb1c6b2bce
209bde2d99b4c409
No 10.0.17758
.1
(WinBuild.
160101.080
0)
10.0.17758
.1
China
3 N/A Non-executable 2cd658c59128dfef
28546579488fd1a8
3cf0cc02
14df14ac82ff60d4
ee9246e2e880877a
No N/A N/A Japan
4 Microsoft Corporation Executable 4bf25bd71a13d8c2
facc4ec9683b94df
eb28bb01
2c0f251a62981090
cfce2a4e7849d801
No 10.0.15063
.994
(WinBuild.
160101.080
0)
10.0.15063
.994
Finland
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