How to Remove “winlogon.exe”

What is winlogon.exe?

winlogon.exe is a legitimate process file popularly known as Windows NT Logon Application. 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 winlogon.exe virus with an intention to spread virus on the internet.

Affected Platform: Windows OS

How to check if your computer is infected with winlogon.exe virus?

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

  • Internet connection fluctuates
  • winlogon.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 winlogon.exe virus 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 winlogon.exe Virus from system using Comodo Virus Protection Software?

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 Virus Protection Software.

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 Software will remove the winlogon.exe virus including all other malwares from your computer. 

Windows OS PC Security Softwares: 

Related Resources:  Website Malware Directory Resources:
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Malware Entries

Safe Entries
First Seen: 04 November 2011 at 8:17 am
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Malware
Name
Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
Malware Behavior
1 N/A Executable 321057f2c1aa72bc
ceedd26fa3f1a275
497aad40
ede072943d7ee3f3
db8101be8d1e605f
Virus.Win32.
Sality.gen
No N/A N/A 154.237.218.247/32 N/A
2 NULL Executable b6a663c8cdc896b9
b1a534e30fdb05fe
72354390
47142e658c3e23b7
9c74a68eac3d3f72
TrojWare.Win
32.Agent.iya
kt
No 1.0.1.0 1.0.1.0 10.224.25.177/32 N/A
3 NULL Executable eb976cb886b2a214
467bccba0f2d44a6
b00792ca
de85012569ee1d41
bc4119f4d01c0fa3
Unclassified
Malware
No 1.00 1.00 Internal Submission N/A
4 N/A Executable 4ceb94539fab6fe8
6a19f74bec9e844c
ac736697
4915989c241e93c4
e2941c83ceb27c9a
Unclassified
Malware
No N/A N/A Internal Submission N/A
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Safe Entries

Safe Entries
First Seen: 27 June 2008 at 12:21 pm
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
1 N/A Executable c56b7a5590661954
8193067b52d24b45
aef75c6f
d3af1bda57f41ebf
5bb9c43101e878af
No N/A N/A Internal Submission
2 Microsoft Corporation Executable 40819a2cedbb846a
173f0989e34163e6
f0f03fa4
4535aa147d595876
fbb714d7b65d053a
No 4.00 4.00 United States
3 Microsoft Corporation Executable 51882f839215aadc
8bfa3cfb4d78dcf1
555ea32e
44361d919e314893
f2571179994bb356
No 6.1.7600.2
0560
(win7_ldr.
091027-150
3)
6.1.7600.2
0560
10.224.1.116/32
4 Microsoft Corporation Executable a66d3ac3b828ceee
4da8b6d92db98b3d
d84caf5d
c06ba1f360cef6ab
51f41b3d0d5fe92d
No 6.2.9200.1
6384
(win8_rtm.
120725-124
7)
6.2.9200.1
6384
United States
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