How to Remove “cgishowpfw.exe”

What is cgishowpfw.exe?

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

Affected Platform: Windows OS

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

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

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First Seen: 10 January 2013 at 4:24 pm
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