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
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Malware
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 Setup Executable 0b55e56a6add6b4d
d4ceff475a0018a2
03d02a5a
8300c91b40229b42
301aebc6d8859907
Application.
Win32.Agent.
~AVL
No 1.0.0.1 1.0.0.1 Internal Submission N/A
3 Microsoft Executable 923594a9043cc45e
976bc06550fab5a6
18b1c6c5
0b5310f96577433a
4423bddd7d7d74d5
TrojWare.Win
32.Trojan.Sw
isyn.~auz
No 1.00 1.00 Vietnam N/A
4 N/A Executable 2baaeeab56d785a8
11c5152358fae703
a516bae9
3db9cb34fdb0cd6e
ad7103ade31b3d0d
Unclassified
Malware
No N/A N/A Internal Submission N/A
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32

Safe Entries

First Seen: 06 July 2010 at 4:42 pm
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
1 N/A Executable 279e0c513670f59e
48d27f2d05711302
efc5adf0
882217932b43d4f6
b2db1d683cd1a786
No N/A N/A Russian Federation
2 N/A Executable b3c4abf4be70c038
efcc7a3da5c7fdfa
803b37c1
16fcbb4e11b89bb3
c1152e95c7e412a5
No N/A N/A 10.224.1.59/32
3 IceWarp Ltd Executable 11a2b211e62659fc
f006d383c31c483c
9b831c62
aa9c37cfd2a62b78
67d19e1114eb9e06
No 9.3.0.0 9.3 Internal Submission
4 @Valentin Software Executable 16a4e56f8eaaac39
1a809e4bc6d5d582
3e9f1337
a3c3be6bcb977b88
bd8f77d41895fc58
No 1.0.0.3 1.0.0.0 Internal Submission
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