How to Remove “ccheapwk.exe”

What is ccheapwk.exe?

ccheapwk.exe is a legitimate file. This process is known as Window CE Remote Heap Walker. It belongs to CE Remote Tools and was developed by Microsoft Corporation. It is commonly stored in C:\Program Files.

Malware authors write different types of malicious programs and name them as ccheapwk.exe to spread virus.

Affected Platform: Windows OS

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

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

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Malware Entries

First Seen: 16 December 2009 at 7:33 pm
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Name
Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
Malware Behavior
1 Microsoft Corporation Executable 95314aebd2216fbe
5b6a5af180450946
c7a742bf
afabeddad517549b
44637ca02d989e99
Virus.Win32.
Sality.gen
No 6.00.2028 6.00.2028 Iraq N/A
2 Microsoft Corporation Executable 68b6c613dde857ca
a70056a4e0a57ade
d201813b
e8f96d77cb4951e2
615e657f3061fd8a
Virus.Win32.
Parite.gen
Yes 6.00.2028 6.00.2028 India N/A
3 Microsoft Corporation Executable 1ed3524e45038093
4a8ec5ced5ce074e
0a802669
fadf28aaaf60ad63
ee08fc8f877eb702
Virus.Win32.
Sality.gen
No 6.00.2028 6.00.2028 Russian Federation N/A
4 Microsoft Corporation Executable d704f9acf9d84426
b716a163d38efe09
dd022a53
2fed49e8d87914d0
c0e9b3a4e1b924e9
Worm.Win32.G
ael.A
Yes 6.00.2028 6.00.2028 Romania N/A
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Safe Entries

First Seen: 30 May 2008 at 3:22 pm
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
1 Microsoft Corporation Executable 36fb4190e867365c
5958ca158352d1e6
0eee1240
9dc62fd4667ffdb8
5d04877de66da166
No 5.01.1625 5.01.1625 10.224.1.29/32
2 Microsoft Corporation Executable 1e487c633f8687ba
52bc33e77b1cfb90
219aa612
8c872e6fac38e337
f79e9b19d9aa9688
Yes 6.00.2028 6.00.2028 10.224.1.116/32
3 Microsoft Corporation Executable 1e487c633f8687ba
52bc33e77b1cfb90
219aa612
8c872e6fac38e337
f79e9b19d9aa9688
Yes 6.00.2028 6.00.2028 Internal Submission
4 Microsoft Corporation Executable cc45e41d350a527f
fde389449f5e1d4f
374fd80f
b976635862468ab9
cef782b30cadb2c8
Yes 6.00.1937 6.00.1937 Internal Submission
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