How to Remove “Communications_Helper.exe”


What is Communications_Helper.exe?


Communications_Helper.exe is a legitimate file process  also called as Communications Manager developed by Logitech. It is associated with program Logitech QuickCam. You can locate the file in C:\Program Files. The virus is created by malware authors and are named them after Communications_Helper.exe file.

Affected Platform: Windows OS

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

Keep an eye for the following symptoms to check if your PC is infected with Communications_Helper.exe malware:

  • Unstable internet connection
  • Browser redirects to unwanted websites
  • PC performance slows down
  • Browser is bombarded with hordes of popup ads
  • System screen freezes repeatedly


If you find any of  the above mentioned symptoms, take the following steps to be sure about the malware infection:
1) Press CTRL+ALT+DEL keys to open Task Manager.
2) Go to the process tab and right-click on the Communications_Helper.exe file and open its location.

If the file is located outside C:\Program Files, then you should take measures to get rid of the malware.

How to remove Communications_Helper.exe malware from system with Comodo Cleaning Essentials?

Comodo Cleaning Essentials (CCE) incoporates antivirus software with unique features like auto-sandboxing to identify and obstruct every suspicious process running on an endpoint with a single click. To remove malwares using Communications_Helper.exe, follow the steps mentioned below:

Step 1: Download the CCE suite.

Step 2: To start the application, double-click on the CCE.exe file.

Step 3: It then probes the antivirus to initiate a full system scan to identify and remove any existing malicious files.

Step 4: If threats are found during the scanning, you will be prompted with an alert screen.

Step 5: Comodo Cleaning Essentials will remove Communications_Helper.exe malware from your computer including all other malwares!
 

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Malware Entries

First Seen: 17 December 2008 at 7:07 am
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Malware
Name
Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
Malware Behavior
1 N/A Executable 918074969252b530
c6aa324538a5a848
6882fd72
e87c200065c6686c
04c9811f6aea2f49
Virus.Win32.
Sality.gen
No N/A N/A Germany N/A
2 N/A Non-executable a069afa6caf80d36
174432d143c158c2
91ed8167
bb6405f927a6808f
01923a2a1d698931
Unclassified
Malware
No N/A N/A Australia N/A
3 Logitech Inc. Executable 0dd6e52a3cd94e4d
e7ec94666fae3b13
12cb1773
0d8872ab84428a4a
ad5727ccbf556cd6
Win32.Trojan
Dropper.Agen
t.DGO~clean
No 1.0.0.1341 1.0.0.1341 Trinidad and Tobago N/A
4 N/A Executable ec62df0963c0fe28
2b1950a9cc39982b
a550486b
2057f2653b5f0b50
45ab40ed83590971
Virus.Win32.
Sality.gen
No N/A N/A India N/A
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Safe Entries

First Seen: 04 June 2008 at 3:25 am
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
1 N/A Executable 64e3ba354215adab
dde577b500fb202f
3d48eca6
9a8b6179c5753c2a
6a703e45e510e222
Yes N/A N/A Czech Republic
2 Logitech Inc. Executable 347ff944fa470c57
f5385305dba921c3
24feab25
23281cf66d6bead7
d78290f2a93979e9
Yes 1.4.8.1174 1.4.8.1174 Canada
3 Labtec Inc, Executable ffe47b387fa2ef8f
56199ae98bd7276c
e62a7f11
3ce3a83b39f83b03
cf6b722c32f40db6
Yes 1.4.7.1111 1.4.7.1111 United Kingdom
4 N/A Executable 435196de873e62ac
10bef2f00b2e753f
74e9373f
c68bd48274b8c6e4
401cf9f71a0ca4bd
Yes N/A N/A Italy
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