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

First Seen: 21 October 2011 at 4:51 am
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Malware
Name
Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
Malware Behavior
1 NULL Executable eb976cb886b2a214
467bccba0f2d44a6
b00792ca
de85012569ee1d41
bc4119f4d01c0fa3
Unclassified
Malware
No 1.00 1.00 Internal Submission N/A
2 N/A Executable 4ceb94539fab6fe8
6a19f74bec9e844c
ac736697
4915989c241e93c4
e2941c83ceb27c9a
Unclassified
Malware
No N/A N/A Internal Submission N/A
3 CyberLink Executable e02d234299919e21
3b15b23e58e541d1
cc4e9850
b33527f1e9a2b957
0ed8252922defc8c
TrojWare.Win
32.Kryptik.W
VD
No 7.0.0.1731 7.0.0.1731 Internal Submission N/A
4 N/A Executable 3d578529cd341386
f00d856734a83d1f
f59c273d
fdf52e1e9771b6d6
9895f628fa6cbc74
Unclassified
Malware
No N/A N/A 10.224.1.116/32 N/A
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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 N/A Executable b359eb112dd0ee08
ad76555583fd244c
c13310ec
fffb5a35052b2aaa
e22d5e9f7642a69c
No N/A N/A United States
3 Microsoft Corporation Executable 40819a2cedbb846a
173f0989e34163e6
f0f03fa4
4535aa147d595876
fbb714d7b65d053a
No 4.00 4.00 United States
4 Microsoft Corporation Executable 91e02520ac89446b
9ec37ee889b6533d
6dd892a9
13f1b88db521ee1e
247f540b43339703
No 5.2.3790.3
959
(srv03_sp2
_rtm.07021
6-1710)
5.2.3790.3
959
Internal Submission
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