How to Remove “cap.exe”

What is cap.exe?

cap.exe is a legitimate process file popularly known as Corel Capture. It belongs to Corel Graphics Application, developed by Corel Corporation. It is located in C:\Program Files by default.

Malware programmers write virus files with malicious scripts and save them as cap.exe with an intention to spread virus on the internet.

Affected Platforms: Windows OS

How to determine if your computer is infected with cap.exe malware?

Look out for these symptoms to check if your PC is infected with cap.exe malware:

  • Unstable internet connection
  • cap.exe occupies extra CPU space
  • PC processing speed slows down
  • Browser often redirects to irrelevant websites
  • Browser is bombarded with hordes of popup ads
  • Computer screen freezes repeatedly

Take the following steps to diagnose your PC for possible cap.exe malware attack:

Step 1: Simultaneously press CTRL+ALT+DEL keys to open Task Manager.
Step 2: If you notice the file located outside C:\Program Files, perform an antivirus scan to get rid of the malware.

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

Step 1: Download our award-winning 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: Restart your PC after the installation gets over

Step 5: Wait for Comodo Internet Security to update the antivirus.

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

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

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

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Malware Entries

First Seen: 07 November 2011 at 1:35 pm
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Malware
Name
Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
Malware Behavior
1 2387dd20cc7 Executable b39130c85de01774
8feb66c8f379061a
b5d15d6d
e67acf8f15d435f7
ea7cb7c53b047420
N/A No 1.4.4.4 13.4.3.4 176.40.181.208/32 N/A
2 Corel Corporation Executable fb3417a3961424ee
b599ca3e8c758baf
d0d75c46
0dd8659353339634
4e17a44e4a10598e
Virus.Win32.
Expiro.nw
No 14.0.0.701 14.0.0.701 Russian Federation N/A
3 N/A Executable cf4117f3a0116e31
333bf2b652cb760f
f12c75d6
bc52f0503fb46e22
eeb296eb9a8c5e76
Unclassified
Malware
No 1.0.0.0 1.0.0.0 United States N/A
4 N/A Executable 2c01c1b608f4f839
4148e4205de81269
8d988fd0
49b427476fd7346f
876046081738fe50
Heur.Suspici
ous
No N/A N/A Brazil N/A
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Safe Entries

First Seen: 14 October 2009 at 3:11 am
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
1 N/A Executable 8c560a36055ce351
965fa2aa05d7973f
f045ad7a
3535ee3dadf3e505
725c1d511147f536
No N/A N/A Internal Submission
2 Corel Corporation Executable 5bb64a8315e58d33
ddb5ae4e775decea
4e0b0644
a92739a4f839e884
3708a688b710ee8a
Yes 20.0.0.633 20.0.0.633 United States
3 N/A Executable 8585057ef7764fef
eead6dc1efa5f0d3
d88c5037
bc683d9d3b29775f
f1f4b506efee421a
No N/A N/A 10.108.51.119/32
4 Programming by Kis's Executable 462f995491203bd4
b9cb554e6bcacff0
d4d4552a
491084a5ab8020ee
e76c384d318e07b2
No 1.8.0.0 1.8.0.0 United States
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