How to Remove “catview.exe”

What is catview.exe?

catview.exe is a legitimate file process developed by Autodesk, Inc. This process is known as AutoCAD Mechanical Common and it belongs to AutoCAD Mechanical. You can locate the file in C:\Program Files. The virus is created by malware authors and is named after catview.exe file.

Affected Platform: Windows OS

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

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

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Malware Entries

First Seen: 23 September 2011 at 12:15 pm
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Malware
Name
Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
Malware Behavior
1 N/A Executable 5ebfb9dfddd7ae62
68a8c9042593b329
73a5048b
ac46b4e1d50a5f79
c85fdc346ce05170
Virus.Win32.
Nimnul.C
No 1, 0, 0, 1 1, 0, 0, 1 Internal Submission N/A
2 Autodesk, Inc. Executable d96afb0f922b7af7
ca7185159956f64e
5e888f2f
1f2ede48eb86c9b2
1e86c03a1e335f46
Virus.Win32.
Sality.gen
No 13.0.59.0 2009 India N/A
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Safe Entries

First Seen: 07 August 2008 at 4:40 am
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
1 N/A Executable 03301d30d0bcac53
c8e9f0accd4230e2
341a4231
ccda6930b99f10d6
77b15515bb70f328
No 4.23-09 4.23-09 Canada
2 N/A Executable 93a4e02020b1178a
9a78f26ad9b4372c
3c40be96
926d0f65ed386427
a3d560a87f75ba31
No 4.23-09 4.23-09 United Kingdom
3 N/A Executable 7c2452b748bd34ba
b7a36540d4216cfa
23b78d6a
afc0fe9e9f711752
9fac15ed65ada4e7
No 0, 0, 0, 0 0, 0, 0, 0 Canada
4 N/A Executable 1b7b00d6b6994f15
20650bd42d78e5a8
b7e80d03
f1a5202d3a332900
08ddb5658b0a3928
Yes N/A N/A Algeria
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