How to Remove “cavasm.exe”

What is cavasm.exe?

cavasm.exe is a legitimate file process developed by Comodo, Inc. This process is known as AntiVirus and AntiSpyware On-Access Monitor Service and it belongs to Comodo Antivirus. You can locate the file in C:\Program Files. The virus is created by malware authors and is named after cavasm.exe file.

Affected Platform: Windows OS

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

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

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Malware Entries

First Seen: 09 June 2008 at 9:31 am
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Malware
Name
Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
Malware Behavior
1 N/A Executable d617256aa758ee16
0c96a0fba0522ce0
6df8c4a5
ac0f8f0e5212390a
eef3ecd88aec496b
Virus.Win32.
Virut.CE
No N/A N/A Brazil N/A
2 N/A Executable aa2778ab31d7c5f7
3ebe89460c1e6c07
72b4cfc4
4ed7bff40f3470b2
103bca22af587cff
Virus.Win32.
Sality.gen
No N/A N/A India N/A
3 Comodo Inc. Executable dd2296c35fc425a5
8d87627767398d74
e62d1a19
72ce92ed9351dc55
9d98e96a2b2f63af
Virus.Win32.
Sality.gen
No 2, 0, 1, 8 2, 0, 14,
50
Philippines N/A
4 Comodo Inc. Executable 1215dc4bf4e0af97
7218d2ece69180c9
5956a1ed
6d5d19aa5ab9ef8b
bcdd62c293cc8036
Virus.Win32.
Sality.gen
No 2, 0, 1, 8 2, 0, 14,
50
Brazil N/A
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Safe Entries

First Seen: 17 July 2008 at 11:48 pm
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
1 Comodo Inc. Executable 8bcd12205ccb5100
8cc9c6d9deea00b7
0faa29a3
N/A No 2, 0, 1, 8 2, 0, 14,
50
India
2 Comodo Inc. Executable bd27920b3675c60f
4c4c5b9e16fc9c81
25b15e8b
a02ed9f54dfca0c6
b4463bd691f8c06f
No 1, 1, 0, 2 1, 1, 0, 2 France
3 Comodo Inc. Executable 68693602d4ed5b6a
4b045c63acc04567
e9db3b3c
N/A No 2, 0, 1, 8 2, 0, 14,
50
India
4 Comodo Inc. Executable 68693602d4ed5b6a
4b045c63acc04567
e9db3b3c
N/A No 2, 0, 1, 8 2, 0, 14,
50
Sweden
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