How to remove the appConf32 virus
Most antivirus programs identify appConf32.exe as malware, for instance Kaspersky identifies it as Trojan-Banker.Win32.Agent.fsf or Trojan.Win32.Menti.mtkd, and F-Secure identifies it as Gen:Variant.Graftor.18772.
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AppConf32.exe file information
Description: appConf32.exe is located in a subfolder of "C:\Documents and Settings".
Known file sizes on Windows 7/XP are 50,240 bytes (17% of all occurrences), 53,752 bytes and 13 more variants.
The program has a visible window. There is no information about the author of the file. The program starts upon Windows startup (see Registry key: HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion\Winlogon\Userinit, HKEY_CURRENT_USER\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run). It is not a Windows core file. Therefore the technical security rating is 39% dangerous, however also read the users reviews.
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If appConf32.exe is located in a subfolder of "C:\Program Files", the security rating is 36% dangerous. The file size is 45,576 bytes (50% of all occurrences) or 52,000 bytes. The program has a visible window. There is no information about the author of the file. The application starts upon Windows startup (see Registry key: HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion\Winlogon\Userinit, HKEY_CURRENT_USER\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run). AppConf32.exe is not a Windows system file.
Important: Some malware camouflages itself as appConf32.exe, particularly when located in the c:\windows or c:\windows\system32 folder. Therefore, you should check the appConf32.exe process on your PC to see if it is a threat. We recommend Security Task Manager for verifying your computer's security. This was one of the Top Download Picks of The Washington Post and PC World.
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