How to Remove “cert2spc.exe”

What is cert2spc.exe?


cert2spc.exe is a legitimate file. This process is known as ECM Cert2Spc. It belongs to software Microsoft Visual Basic and was developed by Microsoft Corporation. It is commonly stored in C:\Program Files. Malware programmers or cybercriminals write different types of malicious programs and name it as cert2spc.exe to spread virus.

Affected Platform: Windows OS

How to check if your computer is infected with cert2spc.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 cert2spc.exe malware:

  • Internet connection fluctuates
  • cert2spc.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 cert2spc.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 cert2spc.exe malware.

How to remove cert2spc.exe malware from system using Comodo Antivirus?

Ideally, replacing the existing cert2spc.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 cert2spc.exe malware from your computer including all other malwares!
 

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Malware Entries

First Seen: 25 August 2012 at 5:25 am
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Malware
Name
Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
Malware Behavior
1 Microsoft Corporation Executable 02e2b987529c805f
fce2ff0ccfd9287b
16785a30
7e038eec7ceb8d70
9f10f532e829cedc
Virus.Win32.
Alman.A
No 5.131.3790
.0
(srv03_rtm
.030324-20
48)
5.131.3790
.0
China N/A
2 Microsoft Corporation Executable 3e214e6bf610491c
c883d121e21c9afc
3ee941d5
7ab570b52cb76649
70e429b23e4423ff
Virus.Win32.
Alman.A
No 5.131.3790
.0
(srv03_rtm
.030324-20
48)
5.131.3790
.0
China N/A
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Safe Entries

First Seen: 21 November 2008 at 4:46 pm
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
1 Microsoft Corporation Executable 8ba126b3896a18b8
9d432409f59029a3
196859a6
24e26b3858320a8d
ebeb816b4da0159e
No 5.131.1863
.1
5.131.1863
.1
10.100.19.136/32
2 Microsoft Corporation Executable 8ba126b3896a18b8
9d432409f59029a3
196859a6
24e26b3858320a8d
ebeb816b4da0159e
No 5.131.1863
.1
5.131.1863
.1
10.108.55.52/32
3 Microsoft Corporation Executable bd1a1b8519705005
848409d3939e8251
a95604a9
d57ac59653ae249e
0369dfacffbadbc2
No 5.101.1663
.1
5.101.1663
.1
Internal Submission
4 Microsoft Corporation Executable 2f84b6f4ee34eaf5
beacee8b59b37a95
bbd32a31
aa72c09edbad665d
016bba11ae88ad2b
Yes 6.1.7600.1
6385
(win7_rtm.
090713-125
5)
6.1.7600.1
6385
United States
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