How to Remove “CmSkype.exe”

What is CmSkype.exe?


CmSkype.exe is a legitimate file. This process is known as Middleware. It belongs to software Middleware and was developed by Unknown. It is commonly stored in C:\Program Files.

Malware authors write different types of malicious programs and name it as CmSkype.exe to spread virus.

Affected Platform: Windows OS


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


Each malware is different and causes unique problems to the system. You will notice one or several of the following symptoms if your system is infected with CmSkype.exe malware:

  • Internet connection fluctuates
  • CmSkype.exe file is taking more of your CPU memory 
  • System performance is very low
  • Browser is redirected to some strange websites
  • Interference of annoying popup ads
  • Other malwares infiltrate into the system

To further establish the malware infection, 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 CmSkype.exe and open the file location


If the file is located outside C:\Program Files, then it is likely that the system is affected with CmSkype.exe malware.

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

Ideally, replacing the existing CmSkype.exe file on your computer with a different version procured from the internet is advisable. To remove the file using Comodo's trusted and effective antivirus software, follow the steps below:

Step 1: Download the award-winning Comodo Free 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: Once the Installation is Finished, restart your PC.

Step 5: It will take some time for the Comodo Internet Security to update the antivirus.

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

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

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

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Malware Entries

First Seen: 03 May 2010 at 4:31 pm
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Name
Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
Malware Behavior
1 N/A Executable 4b48454b1e6dedb9
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964a1dd9ec4d3089
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Heur.Suspici
ous
No 1. 0. 3.3 1. 0. 3.3 Czech Republic N/A
2 N/A Executable 55bb68a782eedc04
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9fae7c12
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9563cf5efd3f1bec
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ous
No 1. 0. 3. 7 1. 0. 3. 7 United States N/A
3 N/A Executable 55bb68a782eedc04
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9fae7c12
f4a993c73747cf30
9563cf5efd3f1bec
Heur.Suspici
ous
No 1. 0. 3. 7 1. 0. 3. 7 Russian Federation N/A
4 N/A Executable e8ab1a42cb33a1f9
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b98ac3a7
11fa04c42ce1260e
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Heur.Suspici
ous
No 1. 0. 4.2 1. 0. 4.2 Latvia N/A
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Safe Entries

First Seen: 18 August 2008 at 9:05 am
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
1 N/A Executable 8a6e6b5a89c111d3
23f8c14c0847e48f
c9407d15
fce21841828afcf0
3d8815f400c79098
No 1, 0, 1,
3B
1, 0, 1, 3 Finland
2 N/A Executable cee88986fb352580
312ef7e65d38b377
12c68733
cd6567b89c25b0ca
7186125ac443850e
No 1. 0. 2.7 1. 0. 2. 7 Estonia
3 N/A Executable c198b8d253ae4cd7
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f02037a9
e43d91092a3022bc
fe3909a58a4b2ee9
No 1. 0. 1. 6 1. 0. 1. 6 Australia
4 N/A Executable 220818294b5c0da6
77f191b1f9a50f0a
052f1804
840c3fed8f770063
0425bba3ae62fded
No 1, 0, 1, 0 1, 0, 1, 0 Belgium
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