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: 20 October 2011 at 2:05 am
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Malware
Name
Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
Malware Behavior
1 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
2 Microsoft Corporation Executable ba9cd20ca2b2b78e
d8bd4ab9fda294c6
b48108b4
2d778642e099200e
f7681f027665e602
Virus.Win32.
Virut.CE
No 12.0.7600.
16385
(win7_rtm.
090713-125
5)
12.0.7600.
16385
Indonesia N/A
3 N/A Executable c45cf13b7dea6644
f44a5a0501c759df
a441efbf
c46089b3e1d5c9d7
365cfcea83d712dd
TrojWare.Win
32.Banbra.rh
No N/A N/A Portugal N/A
4 Microsoft Corporation Executable dededc7efda26afc
ae1d7c4a4cd985ee
13837207
5ffb5f7c8de05a4d
78dcbf042a575baa
Virus.Win32.
Virut.CE
No 12.0.7600.
16385
(win7_rtm.
090713-125
5)
12.0.7600.
16385
Thailand N/A
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Safe Entries

First Seen: 04 June 2008 at 4:01 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 57f5b40476bc6e50
1fbd7cf2e075b05c
0337b2c1
6699a112a3bdc9b5
2338512894eba9d6
No 12.0.7600.
16385
(win7_rtm.
090713-125
5)
12.0.7600.
16385
176.52.30.172/32
3 N/A Non-executable e6f8b329acd2374a
c8d3b2261fbc81ec
30f74218
bee7bf9a9bc8eecf
0dab06823333eb71
No N/A N/A United States
4 Microsoft Corporation Executable c765ac6c19f0e4af
cc8b96c7bafb95fa
2b161cd3
53683a331f8a1bb2
0add0330f1de6388
No 12.0.7600.
16385
(win7_rtm.
090713-125
5)
12.0.7600.
16385
Croatia
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