How to Remove “cavcmd.exe”

What is cavcmd.exe?

cavcmd.exe is a legitimate file process developed by Computer Associates International, Inc. This process is known as CA Antivirus Command LineScanner and it belongs to Computer Associates Antivirus. You can locate the file in C:\Program Files. The virus is created by malware authors and is named after cavcmd.exe file.

Affected Platforms: Windows OS

How to determine if your computer is infected with cavcmd.exe malware?

Look out for these symptoms to check if your PC is infected with cavcmd.exe malware:

  • Unstable internet connection
  • cavcmd.exe occupies extra CPU space
  • PC processing speed slows down
  • Browser often redirects to irrelevant websites
  • Browser is bombarded with hordes of popup ads
  • Computer screen freezes repeatedly

Take the following steps to diagnose your PC for possible cavcmd.exe malware attack:

Step 1: Simultaneously press CTRL+ALT+DEL keys to open Task Manager.

Step 2: If you notice the file located outside C:\Program files, perform an antivirus scan to get rid of the malware.

How to remove cavcmd.exe malware from system using Comodo Antivirus?

Step 1: Download our award-winning Free Antivirus

Step 2: Installation configuration frames will be displayed. Select the configuration you would like to apply.

Step 3: Select Customize Configuration option and arrange installers, configuration, and file location.

Step 4: Restart your PC after the installation gets over

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Step 6: Proceed with the quick scan that automatically begins after the update.

Step 7: If threats are found during the scanning, you will be notified through an alert screen.

Step 8: Comodo Antivirus will remove cavcmd.exe malware from your computer including all other malwares!

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Malware Entries

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Product
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First Seen: 21 July 2008 at 3:08 pm
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
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1 Computer Associates International, Inc. Executable cb3e33cb60592775
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2b1d6b73
e9da2adda596ab4b
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Yes Version
11.0.7.7
Version
11.0.7.7
United States
2 Computer Associates International, Inc. Executable 07d280d629ea8c09
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8f233138
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Yes Version
7.1.6.0
Version
7.1.6.0
India
3 Computer Associates International, Inc. Executable ab552be63ed76a60
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Yes Version
11.0.8.1
Version
11.0.8.1
United States
4 Computer Associates International, Inc. Executable 6dec0f9c2fb3bb9a
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7.1.8.0
Version
7.1.8.0
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