How to Remove “ccpwdsvc.exe”

What is ccpwdsvc.exe?

ccpwdsvc.exe is a legitimate file process developed by Symantec Corporation. This process is known as Symantec Password Validation and it belongs to Client and Host Security Platform. You can locate the file in C:\Program Files. The virus is created by malware authors and is named after ccpwdsvc.exe file.

Affected Platform: Windows OS

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

Keep an eye for the following symptoms to check if your PC is infected with ccpwdsvc.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 ccpwdsvc.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 ccpwdsvc.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 ccpwdsvc.exe malware using CCE, follow the steps mentioned below:

Step 1: Download the CCE suite.

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Step 5: Comodo Cleaning Essentials will remove ccpwdsvc.exe malware from your computer including all other malwares!

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First Seen: 15 August 2008 at 10:55 am
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