How to Remove “JAVACPL.EXE”

What is javacpl.exe?

javacpl.exe is a legitimate file. This process is known as Java(TM) Control Panel. It belongs to Java(TM) Platform SE 6 and was developed by Sun microsystem. It is commonly stored in C:\Program files. The malware programmers or cyber criminals write different types of malicious programs and name it as javacpl.exe to damage the software and hardware.

Affected Platform: Windows OS

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

Malicious authors try to infect the systems with different types of malicious programs. Each form of malicious software is designed to infect the system that creates different issues and impact on the system. One can notice the following changes once the system is infected with javacpl.exe malware

  • If the internet connection fluctuation is high 
  • If the javacpl.exe file is taking more of your CPU memory 
  • If the system performance is very low
  • If the system is redirected to some strange websites 
  • If the system is getting some annoying popup ads 
  • If the system freezes quiet often
  • If it invites other malware to infect and damage the system and exploits the same to collect the user private informaton

When one of these happens then you can be sure that your system is infected with setup.exe  malware. To confirm that go to task manager by pressing the combination of keys ctrl+alt+del and go to the process tab and right click on the javacpl.exe and open the location, if the location is subfolder C:\Program filesfiles then the system is not affected by javacpl.exe, if the location is somewhere else then the system is affected by javacpl.exe malware.

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

Ideally, replacing the existing javacpl.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 Antivirus.

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

Step 3: After network detection is complete, press “Close” button for a scan window.

Step 4: 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 javacpl.exe malware from your computer including all other malwares!

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Malware Entries

First Seen: 10 October 2011 at 10:20 am
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Name
Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
Malware Behavior
1 Oracle Corporation Executable 80bb88253e4fa51c
62be93b9d7b58a67
ad75a9c7
436f1af3d5be59a3
5132a362d4b270ad
Virus.Win32.
Sality.gen
No 10.0.0.147 7,0,0,147 Turkey N/A
2 Sun Microsystems, Inc. Executable e4969f8ab0689bf4
755af281254b0a32
94681183
1113183a47f417ee
488afdae0d02d379
Virus.Win32.
Sality.gen
No 6.0.270.7 6.0.270.7 Poland N/A
3 N/A Executable 6c1b3e080c20cd56
6f5c7c5997c33af3
e9588341
9b2df59cea0fc764
da6d56e8272f7afb
Win32.Neshta
.B
No N/A N/A Russian Federation N/A
4 Sun Microsystems, Inc. Executable 8a648c566616e694
b92aaebac18a6d9d
dcceb4a3
2d8c83a43726e254
5d642b81a7fa1bb3
Virus.Win32.
Expiro.ew
No 5.0.60.5 5.0.60.5 United States N/A
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Safe Entries

First Seen: 23 November 2008 at 3:55 am
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
1 Oracle Corporation Executable b4bc4528614691a8
b9ff1a6670235b57
a078750f
33473b6dfb8b34b4
fa541e4f295cd882
Yes 10.55.2.13 7.0.550.13 United States
2 Oracle Corporation Executable c241033b2be1b805
d53dee19e678bf1d
40ce1e06
981cb6c3b3abdd90
2aaf8506c627df15
Yes 11.161.2.1
2
8.0.1610.1
2
United States
3 Oracle Corporation Executable 5120a184acf388ff
bb94b0643bdcf1d9
bbacb5b7
86feede873138bdc
ad444662ac670fd2
Yes 10.21.2.11 7.0.210.11 United States
4 Sun Microsystems, Inc. Executable 177e34e525c82efc
6f6917050c5a0a26
c2b51f1b
a90f965ef355e4b1
e80d7fc4137c3e52
Yes 6.0.180.7 6.0.180.7 Internal Submission
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