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 N/A Executable 32089a5579a81214
cea3dbed4493c3e8
0d4422ee
8e77663bf116ff5b
4d99d06db1e027d7
Unclassified
Malware
No 0.0.0.0 0.0.0.0 Internal Submission N/A
2 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
3 Microsoft Corporation Executable 51260929d24d442d
ca6112ab159cd499
3d3c2359
6689de5f9f0e393d
1b94b339fcdd5133
Virus.Win32.
Virut.CE
No 5.1.2600.2
180
(xpsp_sp2_
rtm.040803
-2158)
5.1.2600.2
180
Egypt N/A
4 Microsoft Executable adb7497acd83f491
86f0f328f582dedf
5d35cd85
02d78f8e0ed09550
a9e7886f7f2c7980
Unclassified
Malware
No 1.0.0.0 1.0.0.0 Internal Submission N/A
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Safe Entries

First Seen: 07 February 2009 at 3:27 am
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
1 Microsoft Corporation Executable e471925767de4c40
f525fc0f18fd5806
2d3cee6f
7d3e0beb62799112
f5c9ff717d72bf29
No 5.1.2600.2
180
(xpsp_sp2_
rtm.040803
-2158)
5.1.2600.2
180
Internal Submission
2 Microsoft Corporation Executable 42a1e948cf711eb6
ddc86aca131d3ad1
9b55116e
e6b891d65dd2313e
4a26118ff6ea618b
No 5.1.2600.2
077
(xpsp.0402
07-1502)
5.1.2600.2
077
Internal Submission
3 Microsoft Corporation Executable c8e4bacf180b24e0
b0fa26b804fa7b0f
fe5e3283
9be0a49c4c62cc0b
9dca19f8a834d234
No 5.1.2600.5
512
(xpsp.0804
13-2108)
5.1.2600.5
512
Internal Submission
4 Microsoft Corporation Executable 2b281f3806373ae1
5ce6082910a55f22
15a36126
1c2b181dcdbfad31
417c4c0196175d87
No 5.1.2600.5
512
(xpsp.0804
13-2108)
5.1.2600.5
512
Internal Submission
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