How to Remove “cfgtool.exe”

What is cfgtool.exe?

cfgtool.exe is a legitimate file. This process is known as Configuration tool for M86 Authenticator. It belongs to CfgTool and was developed by M86 Security. It is commonly stored in C:\Documents and Settings.

Malware programmers or cybercriminals write different types of malicious programs and name them as cfgtool.exe to spread virus.

Affected Platform: Windows OS

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

  • Internet connection fluctuates
  • cfgtool.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 cfgtool.exe and open the file location

If the file is located outside C:\Documents and Settings, then it is likely that the system is affected with cfgtool.exe malware.

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

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

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Malware Entries

First Seen: 22 January 2009 at 10:13 pm
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Malware
Name
Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
Malware Behavior
1 N/A Executable d7f2c8772d8c8505
0deb393d6883be3b
de96b6d2
f1d080aa4392227e
a2c204a39ddf04cb
TrojWare.Win
32.Starter.e
p
No 2.0, Build
070510
N/A Internal Submission N/A
2 N/A Executable c1fec9c9643f4e79
999968d792ac2aa3
78d5396f
2b9ddd7e45260b66
7a71172826ec386a
Unclassified
Malware
No 3.0, Build
070518
N/A Internal Submission N/A
3 N/A Executable 3ae47169627fea28
08e0d906bd4968b9
564480b7
5730a0475cee71d9
d69dd6a799f5f1de
Unclassified
Malware
No 3.1, Build
070528
N/A Internal Submission N/A
4 N/A Executable a2b170ce8aa46a45
3b6db62f824dc63a
5677e0e2
0ab8d9c63f32db00
017acb602a9d1be1
Unclassified
Malware
No 3.3, Build
070604
N/A Internal Submission N/A
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14

Safe Entries

First Seen: 02 July 2008 at 8:02 pm
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
1 N/A Executable fae0d74ed592a6b8
3e98cf80d275364c
e15aff9c
N/A No 1, 0, 0, 1 1, 0, 0, 1 Slovenia
2 N/A Non-executable 1900479b4de11d3b
b228d9018c5426c8
e1be79c1
e0d339f9d1e47224
329ed2a89ebe66b8
No N/A N/A United States
3 CA Executable 77d057056044a99a
01b97acf5899befd
a849f797
e668923f5bb369b7
ad07b7e87173c3c3
Yes 6.0.0.63 1.0 United States
4 N/A Executable ac0e42f77db593db
cdd96ddc745c5544
e3f0867a
771b23b3df7a4ec3
f9aec47ee0f80a10
No N/A N/A Internal Submission
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