How to Remove “cal.exe”

What is cal.exe?

cal.exe is a legitimate file process developed by Microsoft Corporation. This process is known as Windows Calculator Application File and it belongs to Windows Operating system. You can locate the file in C:\Windows\Sytem32.

The virus is created by malware authors and is named after cal.exe file.

Affected Platform: Windows OS

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

Keep an eye for the following symptoms to check if your PC is infected with cal.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 cal.exe file and open its location.

If the file is located outside C:\Windows\System32, then you should take measures to get rid of the malware.

How to remove cal.exe malware from system with Comodo Cleaning Essentials?

Comodo Cleaning Essentials (CCE) incorporates 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 cal.exe malware using CCE, 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 cal.exe malware from your computer including all other malwares!

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Malware Entries

First Seen: 13 October 2011 at 12:53 pm
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Name
Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
Malware Behavior
1 N/A Executable 1e157c179a65cbf4
44a01e9bbb53337e
4721a5a1
2e711a858d3c8a61
68c2e4b53085146a
Virus.Win32.
Parite.gen
No N/A N/A China N/A
2 Microsoft Executable 923594a9043cc45e
976bc06550fab5a6
18b1c6c5
0b5310f96577433a
4423bddd7d7d74d5
TrojWare.Win
32.Trojan.Sw
isyn.~auz
No 1.00 1.00 Vietnam N/A
3 N/A Executable 2baaeeab56d785a8
11c5152358fae703
a516bae9
3db9cb34fdb0cd6e
ad7103ade31b3d0d
Unclassified
Malware
No N/A N/A Internal Submission N/A
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Safe Entries

First Seen: 25 June 2008 at 2:11 pm
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
1 N/A Executable 4fc687b37da5e5e7
41bcee3c81f2557c
3dafaa27
ab6e46b02b5fb38b
71a0f998ca7a008f
No N/A N/A Russian Federation
2 N/A Executable 6343e40647c9f9ae
f42325cc3352f637
843954b4
ee148104d7d76207
19ba949d0c38042b
No N/A N/A 10.224.1.117/32
3 N/A Executable 4fc687b37da5e5e7
41bcee3c81f2557c
3dafaa27
ab6e46b02b5fb38b
71a0f998ca7a008f
No N/A N/A Internal Submission
4 N/A Executable 6ff44ed78f47a8a6
7dee54f440174073
92d952bd
c67cd0f810a3491e
78887cdeb5ea55f1
No N/A N/A Russian Federation
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