How to Remove “cgionscan.exe”

What is cgionscan.exe?

cgionscan.exe is a legitimate process file popularly known as cgiOnScan.exe. It belongs to Trend Micro OfficeScan, developed by TrendMicro, Inc. It is located in C:\Program files by default.

Malware programmers write virus files with malicious scripts and save them as cgionscan.exe with an intention to spread virus on the internet.

Affected Platforms: Windows OS

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

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

  • Unstable internet connection
  • cgionscan.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 cgionscan.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.

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

Step 1: Download our award-winning 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: Restart your PC after the installation gets over

Step 5: Wait for Comodo Internet Security to update the antivirus.

Step 6: Proceed with the quick scan that automatically begins after the update.

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

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

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First Seen: 22 September 2009 at 9:51 am
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1 Trend Micro Inc. Executable f2d60d3d0694b29a
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cc800eea
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No 7.3.0.1343 7.3 Internal Submission
2 Trend Micro Inc. Executable 2afa298da9bd267e
b376a549843c24ca
0b784a81
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No 7.5.0.1113 7.5 Internal Submission
3 Trend Micro Inc. Executable baabbb5dfe93e8c9
bea7378b7d61f492
367ddf7c
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Yes 8.0.0.3087 8.0 Internal Submission
4 Trend Micro Inc. Executable 3972dd49df7d4aa0
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Yes 8.0.0.3094 8.0 Internal Submission
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