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
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Name
Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
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Malware Behavior
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Virus.Win32.
Sality.gen
No N/A N/A Germany N/A
2 N/A Executable 9b306a295cdba86a
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f44392f8
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Virus.Win32.
Sality.gen
No N/A N/A Macedonia N/A
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Unclassified
Malware
No N/A N/A Australia N/A
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TrojWare.Win
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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 Logitech Inc. Executable 347ff944fa470c57
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24feab25
23281cf66d6bead7
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Yes 1.4.8.1174 1.4.8.1174 Canada
2 N/A Executable 6f85bd8cdf5890f4
a0d24ce425b1f25b
4ee0649b
454ce7072eda6a05
c79ec97d49400f57
Yes N/A N/A Greece
3 N/A Executable 36908c88a37b6637
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d8aaedee
1a3af3776a83b1ed
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Yes N/A N/A Ireland
4 Logitech Inc. Executable f2f8d6e7868f07cc
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03e0cdd5ccf36259
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Yes 1.0.0.1362 1.0.0.1362 India
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