How to Remove “CMControl.exe”

What is cmcontrol.exe?

cmcontrol.exe is a legitimate file process developed by Autodesk, Inc. This process is known as AutoCAD Component and it belongs to AutoCAD. You can locate the file in C:\Program Files. The virus is created by malware authors and is named after cmcontrol.exe file.

Affected Platforms: Windows OS

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

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

  • Unstable internet connection
  • cmcontrol.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 cmcontrol.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:\Program Files, perform an antivirus scan to get rid of the malware.

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

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Malware Entries

First Seen: 23 January 2011 at 7:03 am
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Malware
Name
Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
Malware Behavior
1 Autodesk, Inc. Executable 250dec76f895c97d
2db4638b34c319bf
cb315ab3
f07642880443500e
2a1c09134b49d970
TrojWare.Win
32.Patched.Q
Yes 17.0.54.0 17.0.54.0 Brazil N/A
2 Autodesk, Inc. Executable 8e0ec11e8a274945
f5fa7c4aa96d887d
b1f55670
ade449e975064632
df8c15deb32e2658
Virus.Win32.
Sality.gen
No 16.1.63.0 16.1.63.0 Greece N/A
3 Autodesk, Inc. Executable 2e20028e4028df2b
4fedb856df471d5d
2d34ade9
c8559e493f9b63b9
6092c62183eab865
Virus.Win32.
Sality.gen
No 17.0.54.0 17.0.54.0 India N/A
4 N/A Executable b547f39ef7e8a34d
4e30534f80c8c196
153d1a26
c63ced06235f632c
bb9b4767fd656c79
Win32.Neshta
.A
No N/A N/A 177.141.239.77/32 N/A
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Safe Entries

First Seen: 12 June 2008 at 2:05 pm
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
1 Autodesk, Inc. Executable f94fbc736b01008d
b4a70b655c28a8ba
50459d14
30342c08e7963b95
f1f086e6cfedf5ab
Yes 17.1.51.0 17.1.51.0 United States
2 Autodesk, Inc. Executable 8834a1b9569eb976
b5ac1adab42e2f03
c22a8e73
0a73ff4558a25a86
83be54f49cbf4692
Yes 20.1.49.0.
0
20.1.49.0.
0
Portugal
3 Autodesk, Inc. Executable 2ea34b8cd7228ac7
49781d90e2ac6e96
6553cd1d
300e7bca1ea0c190
f91c7a88f0e2b821
No 16.0.0.73 16.0.0.73 Canada
4 Autodesk, Inc. Executable 3c383dadf8e095ea
ac23823598909c36
1420d050
636c0790e00f71e0
cf62ee32dc8f3825
Yes 18.2.51.0.
0
18.2.51.0.
0
Philippines
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