How to Remove “cateye.exe”

What is cateye.exe?

cateye.exe is a legitimate file process developed by Quick Heal Technologies. This process is known as Cateye Online Scan and it belongs to Quick Heal Antivirus. You can locate the file in C:\Program Files. The virus is created by malware authors and is named after cateye.exe file.

Affected Platform: Windows OS

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

Keep an eye for the following symptoms to check if your PC is infected with cateye.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 cateye.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 cateye.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 cateye.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 cateye.exe malware from your computer including all other malwares!

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Malware Entries

First Seen: 10 August 2010 at 7:58 pm
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Malware
Name
Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
Malware Behavior
1 Quick Heal Technologies (P) Ltd. Executable 011e8b66e4ed7910
9853f5bd72db2761
d8db38bb
4513fec4aaaa0729
81484068c5faf096
Unclassified
Malware
No 3.0.0.1 10.00 India N/A
2 Quick Heal Technologies (P) Ltd. Executable 6796c4ddfa8858e7
2ec7b615e094fe4b
03e43cc0
d5aa6661c1f54aa1
3658e151b306662e
Unclassified
Malware
No 2.0.0.1 9.50 India N/A
3 Quick Heal Technologies (P) Ltd. Executable 077ae0a338d2e323
d9b958ac2ab37e3f
e5d41982
9443e372b7fb122d
8d9cbb67a73f6e65
Virus.Win32.
Sality.gen
No 3.0.0.1 10.00 India N/A
4 N/A Executable 299e5e4ed61bfc00
03305da3cfbbcdad
a4819078
07ae7aa5aad633e9
b90d8dd3c42c9b80
Virus.Win32.
Sality.gen
No N/A N/A India N/A
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31

Safe Entries

First Seen: 11 June 2008 at 7:18 pm
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
1 Quick Heal Technologies (P) Ltd. Executable f1b31735041ecbbd
2f8a7bac4e1e9597
4ede9ac1
c4ac7d5e8cfb48f5
99d0a1e0f9076424
Yes 3.0.0.1 10.00 10.100.130.247/32
2 N/A Non-executable 9b8ee0f7c6ec5c7f
17042bb58f28ff77
55e7e0c9
d8bf315732f34f49
d7294ccd6658db83
No N/A N/A Internal Submission
3 CAT Computer Services Pvt. Ltd Executable 19ad61479c597fad
ca50662a2aba2110
3a7efb4c
1ec404e200d3db57
7f7a2c6f4a732a8b
Yes 1.0.0.1 9.00 Internal Submission
4 Quick Heal Technologies (P) Ltd. Executable 245814f7a50829c9
dd207b6c449e8011
39f17749
N/A No 2.0.0.1 9.50 India
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