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: 01 May 2021 at 2:21 pm
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 Microsoft Corporation Executable 91c6e8f4136b60f6
30ef757c6e00b07c
f498f618
40c0e204fa64dfff
952819a899b5fce0
Virus.Win32.
Virut.CE
No 5.1.2600.5
512
(xpsp.0804
13-2113)
5.1.2600.5
512
Turkey N/A
4 Microsoft Corporation Executable a884a99f3319241b
6256f9c9fee49a74
1cb1539d
0f53c19b7d184933
4f52f3518a38a0dd
Virus.Win32.
Virut.CE
No 5.1.2600.6
443
(xpsp_sp3_
qfe.130904
-1137)
5.1.2600.6
443
102.41.88.6/32 N/A
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Safe Entries

Safe Entries
First Seen: 21 August 2012 at 4:45 pm
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
1 Microsoft Corporation Executable 794e736350fa068b
8224640d2ec4e81a
b152b603
f1cb5f4e4b2804c4
d9a401cceffd85cf
No 10.0.17134
.1067
(WinBuild.
160101.080
0)
10.0.17134
.1067
United States
2 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
3 Microsoft Corporation Executable 491628ef8c5478e0
c4032e3e52f19591
19990c41
b105d505f8d38eff
75f47842de6ea979
No 10.0.17763
.2268
(WinBuild.
160101.080
0)
10.0.17763
.2268
France
4 Microsoft Corporation Executable 957a48a8145078b3
9dd075269eff699a
c33dad60
5c73b728255873ea
15e7154a69189dc7
No 10.0.19041
.1266
(WinBuild.
160101.080
0)
10.0.19041
.1266
Portugal
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