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
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Name
Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
Malware Behavior
1 N/A Executable 0067c5ed7ca44459
d7430cf84aafd0d4
498b0142
36c19359d28d0fcb
2eb103867a724a02
Win32.Viking
.AG~clean
No 1.0.0.0 1.0.0.0 China N/A
2 Microsoft Corporation Executable e4664dac4c4f6989
1c8e9a7ef6194299
bfc781e2
cfb07f29b51d0e90
d9e53846b7a91ff0
Virus.Win32.
Sality.gen
No 5.1.00.122
1
5.1.00.122
1
Egypt N/A
3 Microsoft Corporation Executable 1c5917d6debf5327
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c96c9f93
c531ff7f1af4bca5
6f76005621a56142
Virus.Win32.
Virut.Ce
No 5.1.00.122
1
5.1.00.122
1
India N/A
4 Microsoft Corporation Executable 75ee0de1d62143b9
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46c80a09
01d200e407c54930
23a8f3119a24b8bd
Virus.Win32.
Sality.gen
No 5.1.00.122
1
5.1.00.122
1
Poland 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 Корпорация Майкрософт (Microsoft Corporation) Executable 2f04a39fe6a52fa4
02f48b569b103185
4406e3ce
781bf56bb1edb3e7
507d4aea46df0fcb
No 5.2.01.022
3
5.2.01.022
3
Russian Federation
4 Microsoft Corporation Executable fc8c8a74a3028153
8c011b532ff1b681
b3cc4cbf
N/A No 5.1.00.122
1
5.1.00.122
1
India
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