How to Remove “capfsem.exe”

What is capfsem.exe?

capfsem.exe is a legitimate file. This process is known as CA Personal Firewall Application. It belongs to CA Internet Security Suite and was developed by CA, Inc. It is commonly stored in C:\Program files. Malware programmers or cybercriminals write different types of malicious programs and name them as capfsem.exe to spread virus.

Affected Platform: Windows OS

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

Each malware is different and causes unique problems to the system. You will notice one or several of the following symptoms if your system is infected with capfsem.exe malware:

  • Internet connection fluctuates
  • capfsem.exe file is taking more of your CPU memory 
  • System performance is very low
  • Browser is redirected to some strange websites
  • Interference of annoying popup ads
  • Other malwares infiltrate into the system

To further establish the malware infection, take the following steps:

  • Go to Task Manager by pressing the combination of keys ctrl+alt+del
  • Go to the process tab and right-click on the capfsem.exe and open the file location

If the file is located outside C:\Program files, then it is likely that the system is affected with capfsem.exe malware.

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

Ideally, replacing the existing capfsem.exe file on your computer with a different version procured from the internet is advisable. To remove the file using Comodo's trusted and effective antivirus software, follow the steps below:

Step 1: Download the award-winning Comodo 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: Once the Installation is Finished, restart your PC.

Step 5: It will take some time for the Comodo Internet Security to update the antivirus.

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

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

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

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Malware Entries

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Safe Entries

First Seen: 23 June 2008 at 1:07 pm
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
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1 CA, Inc. Executable 9e3d241b1fb4396e
9982b569d0492708
ae133f07
ca2ac30ad5d69931
82c66ad5f9bb55b1
Yes Version
10.0.0.134
Version
10.0.0.134
Internal Submission
2 CA, Inc. Executable 0b6b8919c2fedfd7
3f671637ec074a32
f51cde35
501a28b50f706661
8835bb0478436465
No Version
9.0.0.32
Version
9.0.0.32
Internal Submission
3 CA, Inc. Executable 94062b5a9a2dc82f
fdae034bf82a1f16
2771837f
18e01533bb10e417
5d61a6e6b1cc6886
Yes Version
9.0.0.64
Version
9.0.0.64
Internal Submission
4 N/A Non-executable fc5abdff85d5c641
a96a01b25774b80d
370f15e5
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ca8ff447e52c65d2
No N/A N/A United States
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