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Monday, December 21, 2015

Best Guides to Remove wmpnscfg.exe -bad image error Quickly and Completely

Wmpnscfg.exe is one kind of EXE file that is related to MSDN Disc 3715. It is created by Microsoft for the Windows Operating System. It is created for Windows and we don't know whether it is malicious, but it is very popular EXE file.

So it will be used by cyber criminals for distributing malware or viruses which are really malicious and dangerous to target computer system. After getting inside, they will soon make modifications of your system settings and created files with the same name of Wmpnscfg.exe so as to escape the detection of Wmpnscfg.exe. What's more, it will change your critical system files and drop malicious codes to your system to mess up your computer system.

As a result, your computer will run more and more slowly since the files for running are compromised. Sometimes, your PC may crash down since there is no operating files for running. What's more, your sensitive information will be collected by cyber criminals and they will make use of it to steal your money and do other malicious conduction.

Guides to removwmpnscfg.exe -bad image error

In this post, there will be two solutions to remove wmpnscfg.exe -bad image error:

1. Remove wmpnscfg.exe -bad image error manually.

2. Remove wmpnscfg.exe -bad image error by using SpyHunter anti-malware.

Instructions to Get Rid of wmpnscfg.exe -bad image error

Method 1: wmpnscfg.exe -bad image error Manual Deletion

Step 1Open Windows Task Manager and close all running processes.
( Methods to open Task Manager: Press CTRL+ALT+DEL or CTRL+SHIFT+ESC or Press the Start button->click on the Run option->Type in taskmgr and press OK.)

Step 2: Reset your browser setting

In the drop-down list of Firefox, go to Help and click on Troubleshooting Information.
Click on the Reset Firefox button to reset it.

Google Chrome: 
Click on the Chrome menu on the right of toolbar and then select Settings.
Scroll down to the bottom to click Show advanced settings.
Go down to the bottom and click Reset browser settings to reset Google Chrome to its default setting.

Click Tools on the up right corner and select Internet Options.
Click on Advanced tab, press Reset button to reset IE to its default settings.

Step 3: Remove files of wmpnscfg.exe -bad image error like the pictures showed:

Step 4: Go to the Registry Editor and remove all the infection registry entries listed here:

(Steps: Hit Win+R keys and then type regedit in Run box to search)

HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main "Start Page" = "http://www.<random>.com/?type=hp&ts=<timestamp>&from=tugs&uid=<hard drive id>"
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Search "CustomizeSearch" = "http://www.<random>.com/web/?type=ds&ts=<timestamp>&from=tugs&uid=<hard drive id>&q={searchTerms}"
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Search "SearchAssistant" = "http://www.<random>.com/web/?type=ds&ts=<timestamp>&from=tugs&uid=<hard drive id>&q={searchTerms}"

Step 5: All the infection associated files listed below need to be removed:

C:\Program Files\<random>

Method  2: Automatic Removal with SpyHunter

SpyHunter is a world-famous real-time malware protection and removal tool, which is designed to detect , remove and protect your PC from the latest malware attacks, such as Trojans, worms, rootkits, rogue viruses, browser hijacker, ransomware, adware, key-loggers, and so forth. To keep SpyHunter Anti-malware on your computer is an important way to protect your computer in a good condition. Please find the instruction as follow. 

Step 1: Press the following button to download SpyHunter.

Step 2: Save it into your computer and click on the Run choice to install it step by step.

Step 3: Click Finish then you can use it to scan your computer to find out potential threats by pressing Scan computer now!

Step 4: Tick Select all and then Remove to delete all threats.

 Guide to download RegCure Pro to optimize PC 

If you are still worried about the left over of wmpnscfg.exe -bad image error want to clean all the unwanted registry entries,  it is recommended to use RegCure Pro.

Step 1. Install and launch RegCure Pro on your PC.

Step 2.  Select "Yes" to download and install RegCure Pro.


Step 3. Click "Next" to continue.

Step 4. RegCure Pro will open automatically on your screen.

RegCure Pro

 Step 5. RegCure Pro is scanning your PC for error.

 RegCure Pro2

Step 6. After scanning, choose the issues you want to fix. 



If you think you are not good at removing wmpnscfg.exe -bad image error manually and worry about deleting vitial files in your system, it is wise to use automatic removal method.
 Install Spyhunter can be your better choice, because it is capable of auto-detecting and removing viruses. You can also Download RegCure Pro to help you clean up unwanted registry entries and files so as to optimize the computer.

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