Sunday, January 3, 2016

How Do I Get Rid of Wmpnscfg.exe -bad image error from Computer?

I got two processes wmpnscfg.exe with 50% CPU usage each running on my dual-core, whole system was blocked. How do I fix this?

What is Wmpnscfg.exe -bad image error?

Wmpnscfg.exe is a process known as Windows Media Player Network Sharing Service Configuration Application. Associated with MSDN Disc 3715 developed by Microsoft for the Windows Operating System, this file contains step-by-step instructions that a computer follows to carry out a function.

However, this executable file is easily infected by some malware or used by some malware authors to distribute malware. In this case, you will encounter a series of computer problems.

Some suspected wmpnscfg.exe processes run with 50% CPU usage on your computer
Your computer will run slowly and you have a poor PC performance
Your system will display multiple popups about wmpnscfg.exe-bad image error
Your whole system will be blocked and your computer might crash down

Commonly, wmpnscfg.exe-bad image error often appears or the malware often comes after you download infected software to your computer or after you install spam email attachments. No matter how the malware sneak into your computer, you should remove it in time to avoid further infections and save your sensitive data from being exposed.

How to Get Rid of Wmpnscfg.exe -bad image error?

You should remove the malware to get rid of wmpnscfg.exe-bad image error. To get rid of the malware you can follow manual details below or use SpyHunter which is automatically configured to give you optimal protection with limited interaction and help you remove all kinds of computer threats.

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Step by Step Remove Wmpnscfg.exe -bad image error And All the Potential Viruses

Please watch the remove video first to see if you can handle it.

Best Tips: Erase Wmpnscfg.exe -bad image error Step by Step

  • End process in task manager
  • Search files and delete them
  • Remove from control panel
  • Erase from Registry Editor

Step 1: End Windows Task Manager process from this malware

Right click on the taskbar bad then go to windows task manager. Select the malware PROCESS  and end it.

Step 2: Search Wmpnscfg.exe -bad image error files and delete them

Open start menu, type the name of malware (Wmpnscfg.exe -bad image error) in the search bar. Right click it and open its file location. Delete all the Wmpnscfg.exe -bad image error related files.

Step 3: Delete corrupted and extra registry entries in Registry Editor.

You can delete corrupted and extra registry entries to remove the malware in your PC. Open Registry Editor by pressing Windows+R keys, type regedit in Run box and click “OK” to proceed. When Registry Editor is open, search and get rid of the following registry entries:

HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run "<random>" = "%AppData%\<random>.exe"
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run "<random>" = "%AppData%\<random>.exe"
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Policies\Attachments "SaveZoneInformation"=1
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion\Winlogon "Shell" = "%AppData%\<random>.exe"
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion\Image File Execution Options\msseces.exe "Debugger"="svchost.exe"
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion\Image File Execution Options\msmpeng.exe
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion\Image File Execution Options\msseces.exe

Step 4: Reset your browser

Type "internet option" in start menu, double click it and then go to Advanced tab.

Good to know:

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