How to Remove “Cmstp.exe”

What is Cmstp.exe?


Cmstp.exe is a legitimate executable file developed by Microsoft. This process is known as Microsoft Connection Manager Profile Installer and it belongs to the software Microsoft Connection Manager. It is commonly stored in C:\Windows\System32. Cybercriminals find a way out to mimic malicious programs in the name of Cmstp.exe to spread malware infection.

Affected Platform: Windows OS


How to detect whether your system is affected by Cmstp.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 Cmstp.exe file and open its location.

If the file is located outside C:\Windows\System32 folder, then you should perform an antivirus scan to get rid of the malware infection.

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Malware Entries

First Seen: 27 April 2018 at 11:28 pm
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Malware
Name
Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
Malware Behavior
1 Microsoft Corporation Executable 3358256891e9ad26
402e16c90120e81a
4ad4895a
5351c3108f61e033
6f4510364f080a59
Virus.Win32.
Virut.CE
No 7.02.7600.
16385
(win7_rtm.
090713-125
5)
7.02.7600.
16385
Nigeria N/A
2 Microsoft Corporation Executable d6eba2625e56353f
33d068591c46ea60
fa21926b
0cfe1ea7c573a928
734926837d8c54f1
Virus.Win32.
Virut.CE
No 7.02.7601.
17514
(win7sp1_r
tm.101119-
1850)
7.02.7601.
17514
Lao People's Democratic Republic N/A
3 Microsoft Corporation Executable f37a415be9554336
84ccd92d6d7febfb
5290f7fc
37931c5f56deda59
0bc2865a1e630325
Unclassified
Malware
No 7.02.7600.
16385
(win7_rtm.
090713-125
5)
7.02.7600.
16385
169.159.124.202/32 N/A
4 Microsoft Corporation Executable 2ce70bcb8fcd0a06
a3988bce2245f007
a4013432
dc9c6cca99fb7338
5a7ecce05f62e7de
Virus.Win32.
Virut.CE
No 7.02.7600.
16385
(win7_rtm.
090713-125
5)
7.02.7600.
16385
197.210.47.180/32 N/A
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Safe Entries

First Seen: 24 February 2011 at 10:23 pm
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
1 Microsoft Corporation Executable 3f09f915dc06fea7
c6f458c15b8f2bc4
16773906
c4d73bb36c1159cd
8b4af4c51f69b96b
No 7.2.10586.
1176
(th2_relea
se_sec.170
913-1848)
7.2.10586.
1176
United States
2 Microsoft Corporation Executable 6c65150acc6cfe67
8d0ed2b17d8733f2
76f2d629
aabaf86d026cdfb8
07c6881fc4995ece
No 7.2.15063.
936
(WinBuild.
160101.080
0)
7.2.15063.
936
United States
3 Microsoft Corporation Executable 944f63ba195cca6d
c4eb6d0d4dfdb186
aab27964
d8ccaac8d672575a
53037a2f48c8f0e0
No 7.2.16299.
15
(WinBuild.
160101.080
0)
7.2.16299.
15
United States
4 Microsoft Corporation Executable 3cff46758713ed46
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5983c728
00dd29ea683f3de2
88bda2e37136fb50
No 7.2.15063.
936
(WinBuild.
160101.080
0)
7.2.15063.
936
United States
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