How to Remove “wmpnscfg.exe”

What is wmpnscfg.exe?

wmpnscfg.exe is a legitimate file. This process is known as Windows Media Player Network Sharing Service Configuration. It belongs to Microsoft® .NET Framework. It was developed by Microsoft.  It is commonly stored in C:\Program Files. The malware programmers or cyber criminals write different types of malicious programs and name it as wmpnscfg.exe to damage the software and hardware.

Affected Platform: Windows OS

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

Malicious authors try to infect the systems with different types of malicious programs. Each form of malicious software is designed to infect the system that creates different issues and impact on the system. One can notice the following changes once the system is infected with wmpnscfg.exe malware

  • If the internet connection fluctuation is high 
  • If the wmpnscfg.exe file is taking more of your CPU memory 
  • If the system performance is very low
  • If the system is redirected to some strange websites 
  • If the system is getting some annoying popup ads 
  • If the system freezes quiet often
  • If it invites other malware to infect and damage the system and exploits the same to collect the user private informaton

When one of these happens then you can be sure that your system is infected with setup.exe  malware. To confirm that go to task manager by pressing the combination of keys ctrl+alt+del and go to the process tab and right click on the wmpnscfg.exe  and open the location, if the location is subfolder C:\Program Files files then the system is not affected by wmpnscfg.exe , if the location is somewhere else then the system is affected by wmpnscfg.exe malware.

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

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Malware Entries

First Seen: 17 July 2017 at 8:37 am
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Malware
Name
Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
Malware Behavior
1 Microsoft Corporation Executable a7acd63f2038c74c
92c84863490dc110
c2861285
44802399ffdcaa47
86a59b4a78cf1c7f
Virus.Win32.
Virut.Ce
No 12.0.7600.
16385
(win7_rtm.
090713-125
5)
12.0.7600.
16385
Pakistan N/A
2 Microsoft Corporation Executable d8c518577f0394f3
2cb82613626c7c3b
9e6049f6
2a4e9a02e22e39db
0e7ad0f53270727a
Virus.Win32.
Virut.CE
No 12.0.7600.
16385
(win7_rtm.
090713-125
5)
12.0.7600.
16385
197.33.232.31/32 N/A
3 Microsoft Corporation Executable 5bfd0478e869ee20
409028a44f72a1f9
c56680f5
1a92f8b721a00db7
1477ebc6199471db
Virus.Win32.
Virut.CE
No 12.0.7600.
16385
(win7_rtm.
090713-125
5)
12.0.7600.
16385
Canada N/A
4 Microsoft Corporation Executable d9ee3ccd05696620
b34a9d70305e964a
4c3f44d7
f1709a9dd1c5897c
f3ab8ad2074c4c1b
Virus.Win32.
Virut.CE
No 12.0.7600.
16385
(win7_rtm.
090713-125
5)
12.0.7600.
16385
Australia N/A
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Safe Entries

First Seen: 19 August 2008 at 6:11 am
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
1 Microsoft Corporation Executable 9e3245c650384c81
c5c0f8c69bbf4380
9a263696
9f67f0e691fcfa07
5b49bcfb379dc580
No 11.0.5721.
5145
(WMP_11.06
1018-2006)
11.0.5721.
5145
198.20.167.84/32
2 Microsoft Corporation Executable e6836fe7697776f1
57ac1f8e383fcb9d
7aad219f
49252eb7d48672c7
64bdf79aec4f51ff
No 11.0.5721.
5262
(WMP_11.09
0130-1421)
11.0.5721.
5262
United States
3 Microsoft Corporation Executable 1b525bcc8305ba34
1464689a1bc2d3d4
0049babd
f95d86395e11bdc4
793f288989a572f4
No 11.0.5721.
5262
(WMP_11.09
0130-1421)
11.0.5721.
5262
United States
4 Microsoft Corporation Executable 9001230be1fff0fb
e1c702d266f7564e
1dc5d26b
b4426bea42bc1a0c
f13044be2626a822
No 11.0.5721.
5262
(WMP_11.09
0130-1421)
11.0.5721.
5262
10.224.1.63/32
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