How to Remove “xwd.exe”

What is xwd.exe?

xwd.exe is a legitimate file. This process is known as xwd command. It belongs to NuTCRACKER 4 and was developed by MKS Software, Inc. It is commonly stored in C:\Program files. Malware programmers or cybercriminals write different types of malicious programs and name them as xwd.exe to spread virus.

Affected Platform: Windows OS

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

Each malware is different and causes unique problems to the system. You will notice one or several of the following symptoms if your system is infected with xwd.exe malware:

  • Internet connection fluctuates
  • xwd.exe file is taking more of your CPU memory
  • System performance is very low
  • Browser is redirected to some strange websites
  • Interference of annoying popup ads
  • Other malwares infiltrate into the system

To further establish the malware infection, take the following steps:

  • Go to Task Manager by pressing the combination of keys ctrl+alt+del
  • Go to the process tab and right-click on the xwd.exe and open the file location

If the file is located outside C:\Program files, then it is likely that the system is affected with xwd.exe malware.

How to remove xwd.exe malware from system using Comodo Antivirus?

Ideally, replacing the existing xwd.exe file on your computer with a different version procured from the internet is advisable. To remove the file using Comodo's trusted and effective antivirus software, follow the steps below:

Step 1: Download the award-winning Comodo Free Antivirus.

Step 2: Installation configuration frames will be displayed. Select the configuration you would like to apply.

Step 3: Select Customize Configuration option and arrange installers, configuration, and file location.

Step 4: Once the Installation is Finished, 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 xwd.exe malware from your computer including all other malwares!

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Malware Entries

First Seen: 23 June 2010 at 10:42 pm
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Name
Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
Malware Behavior
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Sality.gen
No N/A N/A Russian Federation N/A
2 N/A Executable 97fccecc68e31c3d
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c5a35bdc
0e87d58b95979536
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MalCrypt.Ind
us!
No N/A N/A Germany N/A
3 N/A Executable ccb8a11520e8ed2e
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MalCrypt.Ind
us!
No N/A N/A Germany N/A
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Worm.Win32.G
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No N/A N/A Germany N/A
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Safe Entries

First Seen: 13 February 2009 at 7:47 pm
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
1 N/A Executable 01a76f1847af79a1
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No N/A N/A Internal Submission
2 N/A Executable f9cbec471f40163f
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5ae9a59b
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No N/A N/A Internal Submission
3 N/A Executable 1738cbcaf9b2727c
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3872f86b
6680d8e2e47d5c28
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Yes N/A N/A Internal Submission
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35c32ba5
e094763fd5ef90e9
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No N/A N/A Greece
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