How to Remove “CLI.exe”

What is cli.exe?

Cli.exe is a legitimate executable file developed by ATI Technologies. This process is known as CLI Application (Command Line Interface) and it belongs to the software ATI Catalyst Control Center. It is commonly stored in C:\Program Files\ATI Technologies\ATI.ACE\. Cybercriminals find a way out to mimic malicious programs in the name of cli.exe to spread malware infection.

Affected Platform: Windows OS

How to detect whether your system is affected by cli.exe?

Viruses can easily affect and corrupt “.exe” files causing several system malfunctions. Below are the symptoms to check if your system is infected with the malware:

  • Problem during computer startup.
  • Problem during program startup.
  • Errors while running specific functions.
  • Damaged and missing link files.
  • Conflict in the process.
  • Missing or corrupted driver files.
  • Invalid Windows registry.
  • Hardware malfunction.

To further establish the infection of malware, take the following steps:

  • Go to Task Manager by pressing the combination of keys CTRL+ALT+DEL.
  • Go to the process tab and right-click on the cli.exe file and open its location.

If the file is located outside C:\Program Files\ATI Technologies\ATI.ACE\.folder, then you should perform an antivirus scan to get rid of the malware infection.

How does Comodo Antivirus help you to protect your system from cli.exe malware?

Comodo Antivirus protects your system from malware attacks and also removes any existing infections. Following are the steps to effectively purge out the cli.exe malware from your system.

Step 1: Download and install Comodo Antivirus.

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

Step 3: Select Customize Configuration option and arrange installers, configuration, and file location.

Step 4: Restart your PC.

Step 5: Wait until the Comodo Internet Security updates the antivirus.

Step 6: Initiate a quick scan that instantly begins after the update.

Step 7: If the system is infected with cli.exe malware or any other threats, you will be prompted with an alert screen upon scanning.

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

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Malware Entries

First Seen: 24 October 2011 at 5:58 pm
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Malware
Name
Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
Malware Behavior
1 N/A Executable dc029d9ba7a1aee2
7478cb27db1e59aa
d7c509fe
51b5bdb03e591bd9
46bb14bf3808159d
Virus.Win32.
Ramnit.K
No N/A N/A Thailand N/A
2 N/A Executable 37325215fa1b9bf1
d32be6e380273f43
f03c7f0d
b42ee5b9476893cf
9b400aa1969bafb1
Win32.Neshta
.A
No N/A N/A Romania N/A
3 ATI Technologies Inc. Executable fdc34c0889b152be
1d31386bf8b1ec8c
7b8901dc
6b35efb03765aa70
5fa6a4355f67b63e
Virus.Win32.
Sality.Q
No 1.11.0.0 1.11.0.0 United States N/A
4 ATI Technologies Inc. Executable 5f50cc32258a9475
26550b954b7525ac
4b026d9c
c10eaeff9f80c3c1
6f65ba9c10133fe5
EmailWorm.Wi
n32.Runonce.
~v001
No 4.5.0.0 4.5.0.0 New Zealand N/A
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Safe Entries

First Seen: 18 February 2009 at 10:49 am
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
1 ATI Technologies Inc. Executable 49eb3259f6284c6e
d7b50cfa2abf0631
718741cc
944f2877d1730cab
527f5e2cba68b28e
No 2.0.0.0 2.0.0.0 10.224.1.59/32
2 N/A Executable 11e2bdd0798761f9
3cce363329996af6
c17ed796
a32a382b8a5a906e
03a83b4f3e5b7a9b
No N/A N/A 10.108.22.226/32
3 N/A Executable 11e2bdd0798761f9
3cce363329996af6
c17ed796
a32a382b8a5a906e
03a83b4f3e5b7a9b
No N/A N/A 10.108.22.233/32
4 N/A Executable 11e2bdd0798761f9
3cce363329996af6
c17ed796
a32a382b8a5a906e
03a83b4f3e5b7a9b
No N/A N/A 10.224.25.58/32
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