How to Remove “CFEngine.exe”

What is CFEngine.exe?


CFEngine.exe is a legitimate file process developed by Alt-N. It is associated with program software Alt-N's CFEngine. You can locate the file in C:\Program Files. The virus is created by malware authors and are named them after CFEngine.exe file.

Affected Platform: Windows OS

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

Keep an eye for the following symptoms to check if your PC is infected with CFEngine.exe malware:

  • Unstable internet connection
  • Browser redirects to unwanted websites
  • PC performance slows down
  • Browser is bombarded with hordes of popup ads
  • System screen freezes repeatedly

If you find any of  the above mentioned symptoms, take the following steps to be sure about the malware infection:

1) Press CTRL+ALT+DEL keys to open Task Manager.

2) Go to the process tab and right-click on the CFEngine.exe file and open its location.

If the file is located outside C:\Program Files, then you should take measures to get rid of the malware.

How to remove CFEngine.exe malware from system with Comodo Cleaning Essentials?

Comodo Cleaning Essentials (CCE) incoporates antivirus software with unique features like auto-sandboxing to identify and obstruct every suspicious process running on an endpoint with a single click. To remove malwares using CFEngine.exe, follow the steps mentioned below:

Step 1: Download the CCE suite.

Step 2: To start the application, double-click on the CCE.exe file.

Step 3: It then probes the antivirus to initiate a full system scan to identify and remove any existing malicious files.

Step 4: If threats are found during the scanning, you will be prompted with an alert screen.

Step 5: Comodo Cleaning Essentials will remove CFEngine.exe malware from your computer including all other malwares!
 

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First Seen: 26 August 2008 at 5:25 pm
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1 Alt-N Executable a586a534e802c73c
68c4997ed21ef126
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No 10.0.3 10.0.3 Internal Submission
2 Alt-N Executable 75b0e9ffb9aa25db
2dae019c8e3b6505
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8598daa9e8a2e6da
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3 Alt-N Executable cbd00ab6999f6cf6
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9132106984ddc0c9
No 7.1.2 7.1.2 198.20.167.84/32
4 Alt-N Executable 9f48ca260d52d08f
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406d96cc
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No 8.0.2 8.0.2 Internal Submission
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