How to Remove “Cleanmgr.exe”

What is Cleanmgr.exe?

Cleanmgr.exe is a Microsoft utility file that is used for cleaning unwanted files from the computer's disc space. It is located in c:\windows\system32, but when spammers rewrite some malicious codes and name it to replicate cleanmgr.exe, the virus spreads on the Internet.

Affected Platform: Windows OS

How to find if your computer is affected by cleanmgr.exe malware?

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

Step 2: Right click on the process and check to see if Cleanmgr.exe is located at C:\Windows\System32.

Step 3: If the file path is different, it is most likely that the computer is affected by Cleanmgr.exe.

How to remove the cleanmgr.exe file from system using Comodo Free Antivirus?

Step 1: Download our award-winning Comodo Free Antivirus.

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

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Step 7: If threats are found upon during the scanning, you will be prompted with an alert screen.

Step 8: Comodo Antivirus will remove the cleanmgr.exe virus from your computer including all other malwares!

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Malware Entries

First Seen: 25 May 2009 at 6:42 pm
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Malware
Name
Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
Malware Behavior
1 Microsoft Corporation Executable 2ee769a4c830a885
7be198a788127664
9b69421c
f070552ebbb9bdd3
9492ca8dd021a5eb
Virus.Win32.
Virut.CE
No 6.1.7600.1
6385
(win7_rtm.
090713-125
5)
6.1.7600.1
6385
Pakistan N/A
2 Microsoft Corporation Executable a10772e3c9bcd6db
522815679911d00e
ae6afa1e
c9620b922cdf52e4
c8b77447fe999730
Heur.Suspici
ous
No 6.00.2900.
2180
(xpsp_sp2_
rtm.040803
-2158)
6.00.2900.
2180
Egypt N/A
3 Microsoft Corporation Executable b1cc942bffe7c946
29729fcc82c935d0
aa603d4e
5be45b86a446055b
f3b2a4f838018dcf
Virus.Win32.
Virut.CE
No 6.00.2900.
5512
(xpsp.0804
13-2105)
6.00.2900.
5512
197.32.154.130/32 N/A
4 Microsoft Corporation Executable b0c1747db12bc91e
e11b34751430d767
0e2d321b
2e59d47ac7f17e25
62d8151f1665ffd6
Virus.Win32.
Virut.CE
No 6.00.2900.
5512
(xpsp.0804
13-2105)
6.00.2900.
5512
Trinidad and Tobago N/A
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27

Safe Entries

First Seen: 16 April 2008 at 1:28 pm
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
1 Microsoft Corporation Executable fcc6e6a3ed59336c
837cc9048f6542ea
40f97564
f0212e8c93aed7d2
fc39706844e2fae2
No 6.00.2900.
5512
(xpsp.0804
13-2105)
6.00.2900.
5512
Poland
2 Корпорация Майкрософт Executable 32dcb13aa466fc93
da2b04529ef33e59
50079f2a
047543df4d026f59
edf441047265acf7
No 6.00.2900.
2180
(xpsp_sp2_
rtm.040803
-2158)
6.00.2900.
2180
Internal Submission
3 Microsoft Corporation Executable 1aabb153aca5a873
e2969f070e76640a
680ef4aa
500ca0b50ed17bd7
6f60085f97885ad1
No 6.1.7600.1
6385
(win7_rtm.
090713-125
5)
6.1.7600.1
6385
United Kingdom
4 Microsoft Corporation Executable 994accf9560c7e61
6503f2a192034838
72e0ada2
14725b0d42a87307
7b30b4f9606449aa
No 10.0.16232
.1000
(WinBuild.
160101.080
0)
10.0.16232
.1000
Germany
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