How to Remove “cdj.exe”

What is cdj.exe?

cdj.exe is a legitimate executable file developed by Padus, Inc. This process is known as Padus DiscJuggler and it belongs to DiscJuggler. It is commonly stored in C:\Program Files. Cybercriminals find a way out to mimic malicious programs in the name of cdj.exe to spread malware infection.

Affected Platforms: Windows OS

How to determine if your computer is infected with cdj.exe malware?

Look out for these symptoms to check if your PC is infected with cdj.exe malware:

  • Unstable internet connection
  • cdj.exe occupies extra CPU space
  • PC processing speed slows down
  • Browser often redirects to irrelevant websites
  • Browser is bombarded with hordes of popup ads
  • Computer screen freezes repeatedly

Take the following steps to diagnose your PC for possible cdj.exe malware attack:

Step 1: Simultaneously press CTRL+ALT+DEL keys to open Task Manager.

Step 2: If you notice the file located outside C:\Program Files, perform an antivirus scan to get rid of the malware.

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

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

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Malware Entries

First Seen: 27 October 2010 at 5:20 am
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Malware
Name
Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
Malware Behavior
1 Setup Executable 921e36f888e2a9fb
c73c381109526ce1
ea874999
a0b8b6a696753263
1848d298e7947584
Application.
Win32.MultiP
lug.FOS
No 1.0.0.1 1.0.0.1 Internal Submission N/A
2 Trend Micro Inc. Executable ba2c16217f051d4b
50e225b661c7fdc6
8d7b2f62
7ca94938f0c7443d
a36a1e23beb5c198
MalCrypt.Ind
us!
No 3.3.0.348 3.3.0.348 Tunisia N/A
3 Padus(R), Inc. Executable d989a697300df6f2
95e6a65260fd7818
013972a5
c4c93a36f51b92f7
a24dc16e9e018623
Virus.Win32.
Ramnit.K
No 4.10.07.11
03
4.10.07.11
03
Germany N/A
4 Hilgraeve, Inc. Executable 329a22385c66a113
cec2e61173fc090e
f27bc67b
9a4706f316e75c0a
ab921e9822aaecc1
TrojWare.Win
32.Trojan.Ag
ent.Gen
No 5.1.2600.0 5.1.2600.0 United States N/A
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Safe Entries

First Seen: 18 December 2008 at 1:24 pm
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
1 Padus(R), Inc. Executable f601833a926ca743
8b3afb182b9aacd4
43b93581
2e6a2556ad8f9f79
9b4a1bd96d2f1dd1
No 4.10.07.11
28
4.10.07.11
28
United States
2 Padus(R), Inc. Executable 399db1438b95f905
4dcbca273fac5c98
2c97e86b
91b4732a057be0c8
a5e9d2da03ff7a64
No 3.50.05.82
6
3.50.05.82
6
Indonesia
3 Padus(R), Inc. Executable ca043791383c70d2
7823c97ac2b92bb8
3968bf16
853e31837e904f45
d5f974bc0ece2598
No 4.01.06.10
15
4.01.06.10
15
Japan
4 Padus(R), Inc. Executable 064bfc693ba6e888
c0ed6638eb25691e
abaa7857
aa310afc51c5093a
b8c0e74593aa581a
No 4.01.06.10
02
4.01.06.10
02
United States
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