How to Remove “CFilter.exe”

What is CFilter.exe?

CFilter.exe is a legitimate process file popularly known as CFilter. It belongs to Alt-N CFilter, developed by Aly-N Technologies, Ltd. It is located in C:\Windows\System32 by default.

Malware programmers write virus files with malicious scripts and save them as CFilter.exe with an intention to spread virus on the internet.

Affected Platforms: Windows OS

How to determine if your computer is infected with CFilter.exe malware?

Look out for these symptoms to check if your PC is infected with CFilter.exe malware:

  • Unstable internet connection
  • CFilter.exe occupies extra CPU space
  • PC processing speed slows down
  • Browser often redirects to irrelevant websites
  • Browser is bombarded with hordes of popup ads
  • Computer screen freezes repeatedly

Take the following steps to diagnose your PC for possible CFilter.exe malware attack:

Step 1: Simultaneously press CTRL+ALT+DEL keys to open Task Manager.

Step 2: If you notice the file located outside C:\Windows\System32, perform an antivirus scan to get rid of the malware.

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

Step 1: Download our award-winning Free Antivirus

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

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Step 6: Proceed with the quick scan that automatically begins after the update.

Step 7: If threats are found during the scanning, you will be notified through an alert screen.

Step 8: Comodo Antivirus will remove CFilter.exe malware from your computer including all other malwares!

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Malware Entries

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First Seen: 17 February 2009 at 9:53 am
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Digitally
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1 Alt-N Technologies, Ltd. Executable 92b6d766a8c89bb8
d618ea06fc5f868a
0b5570c5
24d78b9281310bb5
6aa82145ba1522ab
No 3.1.1.0 3.1.1.0 Internal Submission
2 Alt-N Executable 180b429d1222ba87
1212d1c47be1042e
aa5d28b4
7ec76760f048463c
33a0fcf226fd1cd4
No 13.0.1 13.0.1 Internal Submission
3 Alt-N Technologies, Ltd. Executable 5bd90a02e618930f
1cd8a373306b475a
bb292783
e14d207976367c80
5fc5cdf220833fd8
No 3.1.1.0 3.1.1.0 Internal Submission
4 Alt-N Technologies, Ltd. Executable 1d83fff62afe20d4
48caebf39f360af4
1ec8a262
948750482d03d93c
c1244a7286813ab5
No 3.1.1.0 3.1.1.0 Internal Submission
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