How to Remove “cdcache.exe”

What is cdcache.exe?

cdcache.exe is a legitimate file. This process is known as Cache Container Utility. It belongs to Windows Operating System and was developed by Microsoft Corporation. It is commonly stored in C:\Windows\System32.

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

Affected Platform: Windows OS

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

Keep an eye for the following symptoms to check if your PC is infected with cdcache.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 cdcache.exe file and open its location.

If the file is located outside C:\Windows\System32, then you should take measures to get rid of the malware.

How to remove cdcache.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 cdcache.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 cdcache.exe malware from your computer including all other malwares!

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Malware Entries

First Seen: 20 October 2010 at 3:12 pm
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Name
Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
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Malware Behavior
1 N/A Executable 09e53d6fb716c0aa
ef9ad2abba66e700
f293fbf3
3f80f9c8806d8d45
be8ca35d72a0399c
Win32.Viking
.AG~clean
No 1.0.0.0 1.0.0.0 China N/A
2 Microsoft Corporation Executable 415529ce60134137
ff935aff0b8d4f26
4f24c549
bfd050346908d2ad
439323b609a06f39
Virus.Win32.
Alman.A
No 4.71.1709.
0
4.71.1709.
0
Indonesia N/A
3 Microsoft Corporation Executable 8db2c5b599d56e3e
ba897f8bff47e5c3
6f20cac6
0e5b2136c4f77e57
1a89c0fb2ea195f1
TrojWare.Win
32.Spy.Agent
.oki0
No 4.71.1709.
0
4.71.1709.
0
Brazil N/A
4 Microsoft Corporation Executable 437bddf8b52c68ba
f6bad63f2deea268
fddbc49d
5bb3aecef993ab95
f6877a30ab1072f3
Virus.Win32.
Sality.gen
No 4.71.1709.
0
4.71.1709.
0
India N/A
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