How to Remove “zg.exe”

What is zg.exe?

zg.exe is a legitimate file. This process is known as ZipGenius Express. It belongs to ZipGenius and was developed by M.Dev Software. It is commonly stored in C:\Windows\System32.
Malware authors write different types of malicious programs and name them as zg.exe to spread virus.

Affected Platform: Windows OS

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

  • Internet connection fluctuates
  • zg.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 zg.exe and open the file location

If the file is located outside C:\Windows\System32, then it is likely that the system is affected with zg.exe malware.

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

Ideally, replacing the existing zg.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 zg.exe malware from your computer including all other malwares!

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Malware Entries

First Seen: 01 October 2009 at 5:28 pm
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Malware
Name
Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
Malware Behavior
1 N/A Executable a89a3ca34b6ccaf3
b4018619b934e6c4
99176c58
c5082b6142d76641
091bb52c924aedb0
ApplicUnwnt No 1.0.0.1 1.0.0.1 United States N/A
2 Setup Executable 0b55e56a6add6b4d
d4ceff475a0018a2
03d02a5a
8300c91b40229b42
301aebc6d8859907
Application.
Win32.Agent.
~AVL
No 1.0.0.1 1.0.0.1 Internal Submission N/A
3 Setup Executable 0b55e56a6add6b4d
d4ceff475a0018a2
03d02a5a
8300c91b40229b42
301aebc6d8859907
Application.
Win32.Agent.
~AVL
No 1.0.0.1 1.0.0.1 Internal Submission N/A
4 Karst Softwares Executable b5f751eb16d420d9
49d12b2203a414da
05fc582b
cae25fe458caa505
f336bc519f9edce0
Unclassified
Malware
No 1.0.0.0 1.0.0.0 10.224.1.116/32 N/A
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21

Safe Entries

First Seen: 05 February 2009 at 10:18 pm
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
1 网易 Executable 7866b764bcaa46df
39acd78925cbb54e
74f124d2
2da0fa784a39b1c2
71c7bc81b5ab1a1e
Yes 2.0.0.1 2.0.0.1 Internal Submission
2 M.Dev Software Executable 06bc4ccfedf0b459
23c6855823dd35a2
49af381d
93dfe5862cdfc71d
c1699bfa6b257dfe
No 6.1.2.1244 6.1 United States
3 N/A Executable fb25eca4005d4c40
d6a9738bb73d618f
5f6c2ea2
8bb5c48a5b274f6f
d9fa87b1e068a22a
No N/A N/A Internal Submission
4 N/A Executable bd691f8143670df1
e17edc2edc8458e3
8f4330ea
b7674608020cbe34
1706b912a5dec0a0
No N/A N/A Internal Submission
Display 4 items per page
  • 4 items per page
  • 8 items per page
  • 16 items per page
  • 32 items per page
 
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