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 Comodo Inc. Executable bd0b6114ebf26779
88dbd3ec0428c717
f962e1f3
6e09aabccbe52907
6638bc8e769ad552
Virus.Win32.
Virut.BL
No 2, 0, 1, 8 2, 0, 14,
50
Vietnam N/A
3 N/A Executable aa2778ab31d7c5f7
3ebe89460c1e6c07
72b4cfc4
4ed7bff40f3470b2
103bca22af587cff
Virus.Win32.
Sality.gen
No N/A N/A India N/A
4 Comodo Inc. Executable 494d0eefd5a2584e
668800291f378f2c
3cc19ce9
9fd23c27b3c1dd63
86273b6c0a9486d7
Virus.Win32.
Virut.AS
No 2, 0, 1, 8 2, 0, 14,
50
India 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 68693602d4ed5b6a
4b045c63acc04567
e9db3b3c
N/A No 2, 0, 1, 8 2, 0, 14,
50
India
3 Comodo Inc. Executable 208738b33e53a900
c5a025e8b4a5b200
427e3b19
6551ee6badd483f3
2c50860aac7e9bb7
No 2, 0, 1, 8 2, 0, 14,
50
Finland
4 Comodo Inc. Executable 552770cb14d9e8d1
f9bde992e8aa6a52
60ca9ec1
4c2f7be5a28b4d98
58df945cfd396d64
No 2, 0, 0, 1 2, 0, 0, 1 Internal Submission
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