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: 03 April 2008 at 3:37 pm
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Malware
Name
Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
Malware Behavior
1 Salfeld Computer Executable 79c7769a9208f002
a54b6eae94a2a1da
fd7c8486
f76b82a3421b6ff2
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Unclassified
Malware
No 7.114.0.0 1.0.0.0 10.224.1.117/32 N/A
2 HiSoft Executable 135b50535fc1b8aa
41c7212e7f6bd76e
6d00f61e
b7727ea869d1dd05
3a364c9a0764506e
Unclassified
Malware
No 2.2.0.2 2.2 Hungary N/A
3 HiSoft Executable d27633cce93719e4
394febcadd1b392c
caef802a
4a4f07684f1358ab
a48f436bb4f65076
Unclassified
Malware
No 2.2.0.2 2.2 Portugal N/A
4 HiSoft Executable 05917d209e4cfb2d
ccc275aa16374f04
ebcbe2ab
2a65beb191b0ec4f
fe1df23cd25410ea
Packed.Win32
.MUPX.Gen
No 2.2.0.2 2.2 Internal Submission N/A
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Safe Entries

First Seen: 30 June 2011 at 5:40 am
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
1 HiSoft Executable 974764e2b3a8f8fc
9125396af4848970
8f5ffc3c
fa2a6aaa18c11dcb
36de8faee86f1043
No 1.0.2.1 1.0.2.1 Internal Submission
2 N/A Executable 8b1937d3812612d5
966ea28dc21da1fa
0a3099ef
ed7c9a4e12de378f
19bd2bbf0526767b
No N/A N/A Internal Submission
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