How to Remove “cappactiveprotection.exe”

What is cappactiveprotection.exe?

cappactiveprotection.exe is a legitimate process file popularly known as CAPPActiveProtection Application. It belongs to CA Internet Security Suite, developed by CA Networks, Inc. It is located in C:\Program files by default.

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

Affected Platforms: Windows OS

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

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

  • Unstable internet connection
  • cappactiveprotection.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 cappactiveprotection.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 cappactiveprotection.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 cappactiveprotection.exe malware from your computer including all other malwares!

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Malware Entries

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First Seen: 04 September 2008 at 2:19 am
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Digitally
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File
Version
Product
Version
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1 CA, Inc. Executable fecd3f0c9c55add5
6af30c18a4d7ff59
00ade2f0
df051511e8687a51
02faa2e72f554a35
Yes 10.0.0.211 10.0.0.211 United States
2 CA, Inc. Executable 0907dbe54ebd98b6
d2881632ee0e8e6d
e8074073
2b2470b47086a93f
62e6be88dea98b1c
Yes 9, 0, 0,
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9, 0, 0,
17
Internal Submission
3 CA, Inc. Executable a8857ceea704ad19
6aee09f94ce022bd
efbde0bb
f3954712306e362f
9102635941034e7c
Yes 11.0.0.274 11.0.0.274 Australia
4 CA, Inc. Executable 12bf0d9e5bd3c897
68b4cc7d9d244741
25e738af
21478984b13c1193
4fafab4fa989ba41
No 11.0.0.218 11.0.0.218 Turkey
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