How to Remove “cctray.exe”

What is cctray.exe?

cctray.exe is a legitimate file. This process is known as CA Common Tray. It belongs to  software CA Security Suite and was developed by CA. It is commonly stored in C:\Program Files. Malware programmers or cybercriminals write different types of malicious programs and name it as cctray.exe to spread virus.

Affected Platform: Windows OS

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

Each malware is different and causes unique problems to the system. You will notice one or several of the following symptoms if your system is infected with cctray.exe malware:

  • Internet connection fluctuates
  • cctray.exe file is taking more of your CPU memory 
  • System performance is very low
  • Browser is redirected to some strange websites
  • Interference of annoying popup ads
  • Other malwares infiltrate into the system

To further establish the malware infection, take the following steps:

  • Go to Task Manager by pressing the combination of keys ctrl+alt+del
  • Go to the process tab and right-click on the cctray.exe and open the file location

If the file is located outside C:\Program Files, then it is likely that the system is affected with cctray.exe malware.

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

Ideally, replacing the existing cctray.exe file on your computer with a different version procured from the internet is advisable. To remove the file using Comodo's trusted and effective antivirus software, follow the steps below:

Step 1: Download the award-winning Comodo 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: Once the Installation is Finished, restart your PC.

Step 5: It will take some time for the Comodo Internet Security to update the antivirus.

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

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

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

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Malware Entries

First Seen: 02 September 2008 at 7:33 am
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Malware
Name
Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
Malware Behavior
1 CA, Inc. Executable 81ec12d0671cc8b9
dbaba3f35a610f60
36668979
N/A Virus.Win32.
Sality.gen
No Version
3.2.1.18
Version
3.2.1.18
India N/A
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Safe Entries

First Seen: 11 June 2008 at 4:00 pm
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
1 ThoughtWorks Executable 47225b00843b1b67
b34bff871841f304
7669bd46
47a2612542aadaeb
3845b2fed6b8ce8a
No 1.4.2.14 1.4.2.14 United States
2 CA, Inc. Executable db8d00db9ea801db
de8e2f66965830bc
49d8d483
8df5e58a3d6504b0
8e3b727d36761ef1
Yes Version
4.0.0.143
Version
4.0.0.143
10.108.18.68/32
3 CA, Inc. Executable 671305b906cc2135
0a2258351891aeb1
f6d268ec
a1a3e7cf64660ff8
08b207972a2098d4
Yes Version
4.0.0.175
Version
4.0.0.175
Internal Submission
4 CA, Inc. Executable eca2762e206f433a
1805fb28d6f2b598
d4e17dbc
76ac1fbbb28054ed
fa6abb85e24b32eb
Yes Version
4.0.0.205
Version
4.0.0.205
Internal Submission
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