How to Remove “callingidwpad.exe”

What is callingidwpad.exe?

Originally developed by CallingID, callingidwpad.exe is a legitimate file process. This process is known as callingidwpad.exe and it belongs to CallingID. It is located in C:\Program Files by default.

callingidwpad.exe virus is created when malware authors write virus files and name them after callingidwpad.exe with an aim to spread virus on the internet.

Affected Platform: Windows OS

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

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

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

How to remove callingidwpad.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 callingidwpad.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 callingidwpad.exe malware from your computer including all other malwares!

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Malware Entries

First Seen: 14 April 2009 at 1:02 pm
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Malware
Name
Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
Malware Behavior
1 N/A Executable eea5e5bb6d62bad0
f99bf36438cc7090
91ac8da1
363426068a14e25e
1368ba1c9cd6ca16
Virus.Win32.
Sality.gen
No N/A N/A Iran, Islamic Republic of N/A
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Safe Entries

First Seen: 04 June 2008 at 6:32 pm
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
1 CallingID Ltd. Executable 26a09b3282dd0205
6402b9e64a69b1fb
0a854c07
N/A Yes 1.6.0.38 1.6.0.38 United Kingdom
2 CallingID Ltd. Executable 0358384c9536a53e
aa7aa7f4e4a8b837
5e6e77e6
fb65b7e46772801d
2aa81e14d49b9847
Yes 1.5.0.150 1.5.0.150 Internal Submission
3 CallingID Ltd. Executable d0528a8017f7c72e
91158192ed0e010b
274832e3
8859c2aa5744435c
72b70a61ea91c90d
Yes 1.6.0.64 1.6.0.64 Internal Submission
4 CallingID Ltd. Executable d9008ebba251630a
7e5c6817e74bfc3b
f6978740
e50186f16c7f7e2c
824c8d4e16962772
No 1.8.0.3 1.8.0.3 Brazil
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