How to Remove “cgicav.exe”

What is cgicav.exe?

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

Affected Platform: Windows OS

How to detect whether your system is affected by cgicav.exe ?

Viruses can easily affect and corrupt “.exe” files causing several system malfunctions. Below are the symptoms to check if your system is infected with the malware:

  • Problem during computer startup.
  • Problem during program startup.
  • Errors while running specific functions.
  • Damaged and missing link files.
  • Conflict in the process.
  • Missing or corrupted driver files.
  • Invalid Windows registry.
  • Hardware malfunction.

To further establish the infection of malware, 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 cgicav.exe file and open its location.

If the file is located outside C:\Program Files, then you should perform an antivirus scan to get rid of the malware infection.

How does Comodo Antivirus help you to protect your system from cgicav.exe malware?

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Step 1: Download and install Comodo Antivirus.

Step 2: Installation configuration frames will be displayed. Select the configuration you would like to apply.

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Step 4: Restart your PC.

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Step 7: If the system is infected with cgicav.exe malware or any other threats, you will be prompted with an alert screen upon scanning.

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

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First Seen: 22 September 2009 at 10:17 pm
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Digitally
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1 Trend Micro Inc. Executable 983cfdbdaccec4bd
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2 Trend Micro Inc. Executable 2d2c7011ec595e8f
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Yes 8.0.0.3087 8.0 Internal Submission
3 Trend Micro Inc. Executable 12a3ef3675b39b44
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