How to Remove “bcmntray.exe”

What is bcmntray.exe?

Originally developed by Broadcom Corpoartion, bcmntray.exe is a legitimate file process. This process is known as Broadcom Network Adapter Wireless Network Tray Applet and it belongs to Broadcom Wirelless Comminications. It is located in C:\Program Files by default.

bcmntray.exe virus is created when malware authors write virus files and name them after bcmntray.exe with an aim to spread virus on the internet.

Affected Platform: Windows OS

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

If your system is affected by bcmntray.exe malware, you will notice one or several of the symptoms below:

  • bcmntray.exe occupies an unusually large CPU memory
  • Erratic internet connection
  • Your browser is bombarded with annoying popup ads
  • Computer screen freezes
  • PC's processing speed suffers
  • You are redirected to unknown websites

To pinpoint the virus file location, take the following steps:

Step 1: Press CTRL+ALT+DEL keys at once to open Task Manager.

Step 2: If you notice the file located outside C:\Program Files, you should run an antivirus scan to get rid of the malware.

How to remove bcmntray.exe malware from system using Comodo Cleaning Essentials?

You can either choose to remove bcmntray.exe and other malwares using Comodo Antivirus, or Comodo Cleaning Essentials (CCE) – both of which are absolutely free to download! CCE is a set of computer security tools designed to help you identify and remove malwares and unsafe processes from an infected computer.

To remove malwares using CCE, take the following steps:

  1. Check the system requirements and download the feature-rich CCE suite for free.
  2. After installation, choose the type of scan you want to perform. CCE offers 3 scan options to get rid of malwares from a PC:
  • Smart Scan: Does a scan on critical areas of your system.
  • Full Scan: Does a complete scan of your system.
  • Custom Scan: Does a scan only on selected items.

The process to initiate the above mentioned scans are self-explanatory and thus, easy-to-use.

Additionally, it's recommended that you approve of any updates that the CCE will prompt you about to ensure it does a better job of identifying all the latest threats.

  1. Click 'Next' to view the results.

Regardless of the type of scan you choose, the results will sometimes show false positive (flagging files that are actually safe), which has to be ignored. Only select the files you want to get rid of.

  1. Click 'Apply' to apply the selected operations to the threats. The selected operations will be applied.
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Malware Entries

First Seen: 03 November 2010 at 2:03 pm
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Malware
Name
Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
Malware Behavior
1 Broadcom Corporation Executable 2348b452c96ae23d
d009c059c6a3fe7a
6577ffed
edbfad0423e6b260
f6737a99a33690eb
Virus.Win32.
Virut.Ce
No 3.100.65.2 3.100.65.2 Vietnam N/A
2 Broadcom Corporation Executable b76536eaf7ab522a
5100933e1ca5d14a
2b7d01e8
9fdb77554b99e49f
2fe0b3dcc1ead3c2
Virus.Win32.
Sality.gen
No 3.100.65.2 3.100.65.2 Poland N/A
3 Broadcom Corporation Executable 58a48af417a4a894
1615875106358ed0
3627a0e1
5f0ff60f07696c06
097148d0fbc5a4d4
Worm.Win32.G
ael.A
No 3.100.64.1 3.100.64.1 Anonymous Proxy N/A
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Safe Entries

First Seen: 09 July 2009 at 3:20 pm
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
1 Broadcom Corporation Executable 035bde107b1c1641
ff6dacb35a115c6c
4e0d3475
5a4557451d70524f
78200d63d7bb0f6b
No 3.100.65.2 3.100.65.2 Brazil
2 Broadcom Corporation Executable 035bde107b1c1641
ff6dacb35a115c6c
4e0d3475
5a4557451d70524f
78200d63d7bb0f6b
No 3.100.65.2 3.100.65.2 Internal Submission
3 Broadcom Corporation Executable dde102eaa0ae9f4d
ef43794328579758
7cabc957
ce03de997b22f06f
9525b8c01ae5d2c2
No 3.100.64.1 3.100.64.1 Hungary
4 Broadcom Corporation Executable 035bde107b1c1641
ff6dacb35a115c6c
4e0d3475
5a4557451d70524f
78200d63d7bb0f6b
No 3.100.65.2 3.100.65.2 Finland
Display 4 items per page
  • 4 items per page
  • 8 items per page
  • 16 items per page
  • 32 items per page
 
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