How to Remove “CrackDown.exe”


What is CrackDown.exe?


CrackDown.exe is a legitimate file process developed by HiSoft. It is associated with  software CrackDownloader and the process also called as CrackDownloader. You can locate the file in C:\Program Files. The virus is created by malware authors and are named them after CrackDown.exe file.

Affected Platform: Windows OS


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

Keep an eye for the following symptoms to check if your PC is infected with CrackDown.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 CrackDown.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 CrackDown.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 CrackDown.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 CrackDown.exe malware from your computer including all other malwares!
 

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Malware Entries

First Seen: 26 June 2008 at 10:19 am
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Malware
Name
Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
Malware Behavior
1 HiSoft Executable fbd0912aee62eabd
f6124403d04441c2
cbd2b883
cb70c4fa80243195
ba59e25db068e1c8
Unclassified
Malware
No 2.1.0.1 2.1 Russian Federation N/A
2 HiSoft Executable b5dedc1cb4b327d1
155c10fd44c0f271
36f4ba86
c214925a6e327165
f985aaeef29bd7f3
Application.
Win32.CrackD
ownloader.~B
AAA
No 2.2.0.2 2.2 Portugal N/A
3 HiSoft Executable 4dab87022c0e2cdf
a107a10e22968caf
04fa6bdd
008e1d4a37d485e7
1527b3c3954b49a4
Application.
Win32.Hackto
ol.CrackDown
loader.~az
No 2.2.0.2 2.2 United Kingdom N/A
4 HiSoft Executable 7eddcbbbb80fe854
882b768cff74c130
9942a51f
cc19d3829ab68b33
ca54bba4e5c2ee09
TrojWare.Win
32.Delf.NXV0
No 2.2.0.2 2.2 Russian Federation N/A
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