How to Remove “channelstatus.exe”

What is channelstatus.exe?

channelstatus.exe is a legitimate file. This process is known as ChannelStatus Application. It belongs to ChannelStatus MFC Application. It is commonly stored in C:\Program files. Malware programmers or cybercriminals write different types of malicious programs and name them as channelstatus.exe to spread virus.

Affected Platform: Windows OS

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

  • Internet connection fluctuates
  • channelstatus.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 channelstatus.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 channelstatus.exe malware.

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

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

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Malware Entries

First Seen: 20 December 2010 at 8:19 pm
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Malware
Name
Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
Malware Behavior
1 N/A Executable ddc0bb50a8389873
92af60021da2b9f6
216db838
48e4a5b9fe78bc0e
d80e178d110b5fa0
Virus.Win32.
Sality.gen
No Version
6.2.3
(Build
66R)
Version
6.2.3
(Build
66R)
New Zealand N/A
2 N/A Executable 88e1d22e18e0acf2
1556a65dc3003eeb
70e90e24
b306f307b40293fa
41e2407f4b1c0aa4
Virus.Win32.
Sality.gen
No Version
6.3.2
(Build
116R)
Version
6.3.2
(Build
116R)
United States N/A
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Safe Entries

First Seen: 24 August 2008 at 7:35 am
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
1 N/A Executable b99cb48922b88de6
25c3346a46b71ed6
312e1eac
N/A No Version
6.1 (Build
153R)
Version
6.1 (Build
153R)
United Kingdom
2 N/A Executable 013d133c457ccbf6
8f802aa181b26c29
5063390e
N/A No Version
6.3.2
(Build
110R)
Version
6.3.2
(Build
110R)
Poland
3 N/A Executable 013d133c457ccbf6
8f802aa181b26c29
5063390e
N/A No Version
6.3.2
(Build
110R)
Version
6.3.2
(Build
110R)
Internal Submission
4 BackWeb Technologies Inc. Executable 958bdde93d3a0a3f
07415466f6acbf26
bb92c74a
334bbf311e4217a2
07531967226192ef
No Version
6.3.2
(Build
139RV)
Version
6.3.2
(Build
139RV)
Canada
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