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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Malware Entries

First Seen: 25 June 2008 at 5:09 pm
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Malware
Name
Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
Malware Behavior
1 Symantec Corporation Executable 5d4715e6a7666c65
95bdf688801a6963
8caf477b
52f1976b673c0a9d
f45ab3b01c5591f2
Virus.Win32.
Sality.gen
No 2.0.0.635 2.0.0.635 United States N/A
2 Symantec Corporation Executable bdadbfeacd8cdd91
e4b8130f468bf15d
c578db95
N/A Virus.Win32.
Sality.gen
No 1.02.05 1.02.05 Romania N/A
3 N/A Executable e712581e7058daa5
dd47327a0809921f
9052548c
2daa5cf87805dc5b
20dc9469ab493383
Virus.Win32.
Sality.gen
No N/A N/A India N/A
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Safe Entries

First Seen: 03 June 2008 at 3:57 pm
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
1 Symantec Corporation Executable 15e37e501dcb3ce8
7a4438171a9b24ab
c74d18eb
N/A No 103.0.4.3 103.0.4.3 Hong Kong
2 Symantec Corporation Executable 9fc36c03ffc87c14
342378f39c20a65f
7c414a9b
N/A No 9.0.2.11 9.0 Spain
3 Symantec Corporation Executable 136750d71b18491a
f2b2e2d2b2170719
36aeef81
616104497da5d5e1
1df8d46350bb8c1a
Yes 103.5.1.9 103.5.1.9 Taiwan
4 N/A Executable ef70866398cbd733
fea1d4f319c9854d
63917b83
8b067c5bf1587bb1
4b0e0dbcbf39fb1a
No N/A N/A Brazil
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