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.

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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 June 2018 at 10:21 pm
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 6032ad10dd6ed4a3
70e1c01fc92a00f4
75dfdb8a
e720c5e9d3f48d92
08660c1cb57ba25d
Virus.Win32.
Virut.CE
No 12.0.7600.
16385
(win7_rtm.
090713-125
5)
12.0.7600.
16385
Nepal N/A
3 Microsoft Corporation Executable 40bb1aa82a308a9b
02b2a7596342f8bd
8a824bd8
aa372cba17709fb0
b4d4361da984a310
Virus.Win32.
Virut.Ce
No 12.0.7600.
16385
(win7_rtm.
090713-125
5)
12.0.7600.
16385
Italy N/A
4 Microsoft Corporation Executable 93a7b2234062ca5f
89ffcfb363504177
1efb783a
224d5bf65cd982f7
5488e8a731390ed8
Unclassified
Malware
No 11.0.5721.
5145
(WMP_11.06
1018-2006)
11.0.5721.
5145
Egypt N/A
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Safe Entries

First Seen: 21 January 2009 at 9:17 am
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
1 Microsoft Corporation Executable 249404593631efa5
ab1e843f91383cb2
5e1431bc
f34c107a55a19969
4cdbcee26fc937b3
No 12.0.17763
.1
(WinBuild.
160101.080
0)
12.0.17763
.1
China
2 Microsoft Corporation Executable 23b53f7a7c389c2b
9ee02a41f5759887
ad34617c
e493ef0c0129c09d
93eb348ed4e5147c
No 12.0.17758
.1
(WinBuild.
160101.080
0)
12.0.17758
.1
China
3 Microsoft Corporation Executable b31c36890a2771e2
2de6163d5a08e52e
bd9f4f91
7eaed08ccca4ddde
61a388c82598cfa9
No 11.0.5721.
5145
(WMP_11.06
1018-2006)
11.0.5721.
5145
10.108.51.194/32
4 Microsoft Corporation Executable b31c36890a2771e2
2de6163d5a08e52e
bd9f4f91
7eaed08ccca4ddde
61a388c82598cfa9
No 11.0.5721.
5145
(WMP_11.06
1018-2006)
11.0.5721.
5145
10.224.25.96/32
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