How to Remove “cgionstart.exe”

What is cgionstart.exe?

cgionstart.exe is a legitimate file. This process is known as cgionstart.exe. It belongs to Trend Micro OfficeScan and was developed by Trend Micro, Inc. It is commonly stored in C:\Program files.

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

Affected Platform: Windows OS

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

  • Internet connection fluctuates
  • cgionstart.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 cgionstart.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 cgionstart.exe malware.

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

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

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First Seen: 23 September 2009 at 7:34 am
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1 Trend Micro Inc. Executable ee79b55866aeb8ae
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1af9b4f7
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No 7.3.0.1343 7.3 Internal Submission
2 Trend Micro Inc. Executable 4fc5482561f6222c
79bba2573e01c4eb
861a2087
2a245487b841939a
7ba1fc830b7135e1
Yes 8.0.0.3087 8.0 Internal Submission
3 Trend Micro Inc. Executable db7f67cf5512ce24
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No 7.0.0.1386 7.0 United States
4 Trend Micro Inc. Executable 32a9393a1b190476
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Yes 8.0.0.3094 8.0 Internal Submission
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