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 N/A Executable a7d41fe30cbc22e8
00bec1a3599d9091
86428477
1208af90656a3b28
769ba2e014f45f4a
Unclassified
Malware
No N/A N/A India N/A
2 N/A Executable 299e5e4ed61bfc00
03305da3cfbbcdad
a4819078
07ae7aa5aad633e9
b90d8dd3c42c9b80
Virus.Win32.
Sality.gen
No N/A N/A India N/A
3 Quick Heal Technologies (P) Ltd. Executable b8111f77370ac716
7955f2fc85048936
7fd2d421
2eda84fab1e6294a
87c1f521b927359f
Unclassified
Malware
No 3.0.0.1 10.00 India N/A
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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 Executable 9ff2d1199e8e08f3
390b273c773288d8
a6ec41eb
7f4c612257bbacb1
b3c8519bae8830bb
No 1, 0, 0, 1 1, 0, 0, 1 10.224.5.40/32
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 1ebdb286d96da3b3
2c55c4ea9f57ab4e
2b812e51
8aebfa7a075439be
af2a83bd24c0c4f5
Yes 3.0.0.1 10.00 10.100.129.169/32
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