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: 06 February 2009 at 6:44 pm
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Name
Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
Malware Behavior
1 N/A Executable cf4117f3a0116e31
333bf2b652cb760f
f12c75d6
bc52f0503fb46e22
eeb296eb9a8c5e76
Unclassified
Malware
No 1.0.0.0 1.0.0.0 United States N/A
2 N/A Executable 2c01c1b608f4f839
4148e4205de81269
8d988fd0
49b427476fd7346f
876046081738fe50
Heur.Suspici
ous
No N/A N/A Brazil N/A
3 N/A Executable 99f727533f56c835
c2327c0e288a5094
900a53eb
dd71d45b5895e60c
ec947004e38466cf
TrojWare.Win
32.Spy.E
No N/A N/A 197.251.185.103/32 N/A
4 N/A Executable 50808ee0d9722c6c
ed3be7566bf4e05b
92e63782
8b308a72d7315aed
28135966c4d2260b
Unclassified
Malware
No N/A N/A Internal Submission N/A
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Safe Entries

First Seen: 10 December 2008 at 9:25 am
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
1 Svet-Soft Executable 4346a9af78710549
4a46f1e33dce3d4d
da524f59
eb7e0f637b943f6a
b9fd695dd9055ff1
No 3.0.0.0 3.0.0.0 United States
2 N/A Executable 8585057ef7764fef
eead6dc1efa5f0d3
d88c5037
bc683d9d3b29775f
f1f4b506efee421a
No N/A N/A Internal Submission
3 Programming by Kis's Executable 29c76d31364b1710
2ea8e8364877f6b1
2bc8dc62
64ea01c832cd4886
946caf9b43b3f8c7
No 1.8.0.0 1.8.0.0 United States
4 N/A Executable 8c560a36055ce351
965fa2aa05d7973f
f045ad7a
3535ee3dadf3e505
725c1d511147f536
No N/A N/A Internal Submission
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