How to Remove “wscntfy.exe”

What is wscntfy.exe?

wscntfy.exe is a legitimate file. This process is known as Windows Security Center Notification App. It belongs to software Microsoft Windows Operating System and it is developed by Microsoft.  It is commonly stored in C:\WINDOWS\system32. The malware programmers or cyber criminals write different types of malicious programs and name it as wscntfy.exe to damage the software and hardware.

Affected Platform: Windows OS

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

  • If the internet connection fluctuation is high 
  • If the wscntfy.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 wscntfy.exe  and open the location, if the location is subfolder C:\WINDOWS\system32 files then the system is not affected by wscntfy.exe , if the location is somewhere else then the system is affected by wscntfy.exe malware.

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

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Malware Entries

First Seen: 27 October 2010 at 8:59 am
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Malware
Name
Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
Malware Behavior
1 Microsoft Executable ca33136c729f05ea
c4b83955ce00117f
e06eabdc
74da2b805561166d
2e30ec5659c93bf3
TrojWare.MSI
L.Pontoeb.A
No 1.0.0.0 1.0.0.0 Internal Submission N/A
2 Microsoft Executable adb7497acd83f491
86f0f328f582dedf
5d35cd85
02d78f8e0ed09550
a9e7886f7f2c7980
Unclassified
Malware
No 1.0.0.0 1.0.0.0 Internal Submission N/A
3 Microsoft Corporation Executable af7f71f0c46a7307
87c9d109a6c3ddc4
f14815c4
df4b17fc97f43f11
c3236347d54b9b0c
Virus.Win32.
Virut.CE
No 5.1.2600.2
180
(xpsp_sp2_
rtm.040803
-2158)
5.1.2600.2
180
Indonesia N/A
4 Microsoft Corporation Executable 503c89867b962cb9
8c426201dec927c3
2f993fea
4b15b3a3d3ce5ffb
a5d0d30e021b9839
Virus.Win32.
Virut.CE
No 5.1.2600.2
180
(xpsp_sp2_
rtm.040803
-2158)
5.1.2600.2
180
India N/A
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Safe Entries

First Seen: 04 June 2008 at 1:03 am
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
1 Microsoft Corporation Executable ba51674e7049e2ba
ce2e2753c2d61e95
550fc7fc
49911dd39e023bb6
c45e4e436cfbd297
No 5.1.2600.2
180
(xpsp_sp2_
rtm.040803
-2158)
5.1.2600.2
180
United States
2 Microsoft Corporation Executable 549f0a01848375d0
3159fc74171ed977
90fa9650
f92e1076c42fcd6d
b3d72d8cfe9816d5
No 5.1.2600.5
512
(xpsp.0804
13-2108)
5.1.2600.5
512
Bulgaria
3 Microsoft Corporation Executable cdef15a589d6131e
396b096563c3a728
b63fb879
6f1e5dba783b1475
36659395d7b15485
No 5.1.2600.5
512
(xpsp.0804
13-2108)
5.1.2600.5
512
10.224.1.116/32
4 Microsoft Corporation Executable 82c90ebcd4fb0a75
6aa616e9a2313707
14e85203
a824c112e641809a
17b87b6fcb3ea7ca
No 5.1.2600.5
512
(xpsp.0804
13-2108)
5.1.2600.5
512
Internal Submission
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