How to Remove “cag.exe”

What is cag.exe?

cag.exe is a legitimate file. This process is known as Clip Gallery Helper Application. It belongs to Microsoft Clip Gallery and was developed by Microsoft Application. It is commonly stored in C:\Windows\System32. Malware programmers or cybercriminals write different types of malicious programs and name them as cag.exe to spread virus.

Affected Platform: Windows OS

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

Each malware is different and causes unique problems to the system. You will notice one or several of the following symptoms if your system is infected with cag.exe malware:

  • Internet connection fluctuates
  • cag.exe file is taking more of your CPU memory
  • System performance is very low
  • Browser is redirected to some strange websites
  • Interference of annoying popup ads
  • Other malwares infiltrate into the system

To further establish the malware infection, take the following steps:

  • Go to Task Manager by pressing the combination of keys ctrl+alt+del
  • Go to the process tab and right-click on the cag.exe and open the file location

If the file is located outside C:\Windows\System32, then it is likely that the system is affected with cag.exe malware.

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

Ideally, replacing the existing cag.exe file on your computer with a different version procured from the internet is advisable. To remove the file using Comodo's trusted and effective antivirus software, follow the steps below:

Step 1: Download the award-winning Comodo 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: Once the Installation is Finished, restart your PC.

Step 5: It will take some time for the Comodo Internet Security to update the antivirus.

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

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

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

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Malware Entries

First Seen: 14 August 2008 at 9:52 pm
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Malware
Name
Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
Malware Behavior
1 Setup Executable 0b55e56a6add6b4d
d4ceff475a0018a2
03d02a5a
8300c91b40229b42
301aebc6d8859907
Application.
Win32.Agent.
~AVL
No 1.0.0.1 1.0.0.1 Internal Submission N/A
2 Корпорация Майкрософт (Microsoft Corporation) Executable 160e10a19651202d
9b39369f11b87625
0b16885a
2f1b942b061b0963
365d487d1c864027
Virus.Win32.
Sality.gen
No 5.1.00.122
1
5.1.00.122
1
Russian Federation N/A
3 Microsoft Corporation Executable 62691155d51aba33
ba999f8c626578c0
10303fe0
320b90c5fa19d366
efc8b25c0dd32945
Virus.Win32.
Sality.gen
No 5.1.00.122
1
5.1.00.122
1
Iran, Islamic Republic of N/A
4 Microsoft Corporation Executable 1dcca1bddd1ec190
3289e982fbd2e5d1
6a9849ad
N/A Virus.Win32.
Virut.n
No 5.2.01.022
3
5.2.01.022
3
United Kingdom N/A
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Safe Entries

First Seen: 03 June 2008 at 9:00 pm
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
1 Microsoft Corporation Executable bc89c8c22038c0a4
c5c84414c7b00b2d
2681fa24
83ce1baadd9d3231
88eff6ce8d98eaa7
No 5.1.00.122
1
5.1.00.122
1
India
2 Microsoft Corporation Executable f8e7594259a4e22e
05ccb9244a5c1db3
e91c8e97
N/A No 5.1.00.122
1
5.1.00.122
1
Spain
3 Microsoft Corporation Executable 6783a1e09b11ad1e
060d0f73097e65ad
18e9d52c
9ece7407aa221a05
25a1d93a0e97c77b
No 5.2.01.022
3
5.2.01.022
3
United States
4 Корпорация Майкрософт (Microsoft Corporation) Executable 2f04a39fe6a52fa4
02f48b569b103185
4406e3ce
781bf56bb1edb3e7
507d4aea46df0fcb
No 5.2.01.022
3
5.2.01.022
3
Russian Federation
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  • 32 items per page
 
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