How to Remove “cafix.exe”

What is cafix.exe?

cafix.exe is a legitimate process file popularly known as Computer Associates Software Update Utility. It belongs to CAFIX, developed by Computer Associates International, Inc. It is located in C:\Program Files by default.

Malware programmers write virus files with malicious scripts and save them as cafix.exe with an intention to spread virus on the internet.

Affected Platforms: Windows OS

How to determine if your computer is infected with cafix.exe malware?

Look out for these symptoms to check if your PC is infected with cafix.exe malware:

  • Unstable internet connection
  • cafix.exe occupies extra CPU space
  • PC processing speed slows down
  • Browser often redirects to irrelevant websites
  • Browser is bombarded with hordes of popup ads
  • Computer screen freezes repeatedly

Take the following steps to diagnose your PC for possible cafix.exe malware attack:

Step 1: Simultaneously press CTRL+ALT+DEL keys to open Task Manager.

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

How to remove cafix.exe malware from system using Comodo Antivirus?

Step 1: Download our award-winning Free Antivirus

Step 2: Installation configuration frames will be displayed. Select the configuration you would like to apply.

Step 3: Select Customize Configuration option and arrange installers, configuration, and file location.

Step 4: Restart your PC after the installation gets over

Step 5: Wait for Comodo Internet Security to update the antivirus.

Step 6: Proceed with the quick scan that automatically begins after the update.

Step 7: If threats are found during the scanning, you will be notified through an alert screen.

Step 8: Comodo Antivirus will remove cafix.exe malware from your computer including all other malwares!

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Malware Entries

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First Seen: 21 July 2008 at 3:07 pm
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
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1 Computer Associates International, Inc. Executable 8ceb5cc55b02cdae
2730aabc978a0bb5
20999add
bbac4ef268233714
2eae21558825c8bf
Yes 1, 6, 6, 0 CAFIX
1.6.6
United States
2 Computer Associates International, Inc. Executable cd219b8eab0b6041
ec770cd000a5e491
f3b5dfbe
96bf927315c36d28
63ec16b383fa510e
Yes 1, 6, 6, 0 CAFIX
1.6.6
Internal Submission
3 Computer Associates International, Inc. Executable bd6106372060279f
9f7d38fb20f5f021
93d33f77
25f86af4e68e6ee4
21ec6030d02db254
Yes 1, 6, 6, 0 CAFIX
1.6.6
India
4 Computer Associates International, Inc. Executable cbc99c2383197773
88c05f5c0082a60c
0c40724e
2f65e549e68ab0b0
69ebf62b8f669c5c
No 1, 6, 3, 0 CAFIX
1.6.3
198.20.167.84/32
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