How to Remove “cdlshand.exe”

What is cdlshand.exe?

cdlshand.exe is a legitimate file process developed by Logitech, Inc. This process is known as Cordless Handler and it belongs to MouseWare. You can locate the file in C:\Program Files. The virus is created by malware authors and is named after cdlshand.exe file.

Affected Platform: Windows OS

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

If your system is affected by cdlshand.exe malware, you will notice one or several of the symptoms below:

  • cdlshand.exe occupies an unusually large CPU memory
  • Erratic internet connection
  • Your browser is bombarded with annoying popup ads
  • Computer screen freezes
  • PC's processing speed suffers
  • You are redirected to unknown websites

To pinpoint the virus file location, take the following steps:

Step 1: Press CTRL+ALT+DEL keys at once to open Task Manager.

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

How to remove cdlshand.exe malware from system using Comodo Cleaning Essentials?

You can either choose to remove cdlshand.exe and other malwares using Comodo Antivirus, or Comodo Cleaning Essentials (CCE) – both of which are absolutely free to download! CCE is a set of computer security tools designed to help you identify and remove malwares and unsafe processes from an infected computer.

To remove malwares using CCE, take the following steps:

1. Check the system requirements and download the feature-rich CCE suite for free.

2. After installation, choose the type of scan you want to perform. CCE offers 3 scan options to get rid of malwares from a PC:

  • Smart Scan: Does a scan on critical areas of your system.
  • Full Scan: Does a complete scan of your system.
  • Custom Scan: Does a scan only on selected items.

The process to initiate the above mentioned scans are self-explanatory and thus, easy-to-use. 
Additionally, it's recommended that you approve of any updates that the CCE will prompt you about to ensure it does a better job of identifying all the latest threats.

3. Click 'Next' to view the results.

Regardless of the type of scan you choose, the results will sometimes show false positive (flagging files that are actually safe), which has to be ignored. Only select the files you want to get rid of.

4. Click 'Apply' to apply the selected operations to the threats. The selected operations will be applied.

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Malware Entries

First Seen: 07 October 2010 at 9:36 am
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Malware
Name
Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
Malware Behavior
1 Logitech Inc. Executable 6f8ea719fb2f1b47
68d1173f203e27a5
d436eee0
1d8521fc091bdb65
d6f54311779ebe22
Virus.Win32.
Parite.gen
No 1.24.0 1.24.0 Switzerland N/A
2 Logitech Inc. Executable 74cb11b240a378d1
5d3d5f6c231e95f8
6400d388
66291267cbbe324b
99483423f2a68e83
Virus.Win32.
Ramnit.A
No 1.23.0 1.23.0 United Kingdom N/A
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Safe Entries

First Seen: 05 June 2008 at 1:26 pm
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
1 Logitech Inc. Executable 0614f8f051c23b2e
8ed4d773cb2e0ebb
05bb445b
N/A No 1.10 9.41.2 Netherlands
2 Logitech Inc. Executable 2b19fdfeac76a6f5
0bb1b20475830237
c8842528
40d28476c58e4e7b
26cd50b0ee8377eb
No 1.23.0 1.23.0 United States
3 Logitech Inc. Executable 826c5ec3eb60af1f
cec66a9f6e76801d
7b9ba441
33c0ad130fe65c3e
be83f34d748255b7
No 1.10 2.00 Serbia
4 Logitech Inc. Executable 96f4081a051ffc44
21b3415d06a0f10b
01e0ed6d
04d11d9605ffedee
753fd8a1d28f078c
No 1.23.0 1.23.0 Internal Submission
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