How to Remove “chgport.exe”

What is chgport.exe?

chgport.exe is a legitimate file. This process is known as Change Port Utility. It belongs to Windows Operating System and was developed by Microsoft Corporation. It is commonly stored in C:\Windows\System32. Malware programmers or cybercriminals write different types of malicious programs and name them as chgport.exe to spread virus.

Affected Platform: Windows OS

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

  • Internet connection fluctuates
  • chgport.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 chgport.exe and open the file location

If the file is located outside C:\Windows\System32, then it is likely that the system is affected with chgport.exe malware.

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

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

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Malware Entries

First Seen: 30 October 2011 at 12:35 am
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Malware
Name
Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
Malware Behavior
1 Microsoft Corporation Executable ed283e692ed0bac4
ffd8e7f17134e4da
baaa98ee
98c3dde0c39a303b
f9d8dc86b626d397
Virus.Win32.
Virut.CE
No 6.1.7600.1
6385
(win7_rtm.
090713-125
5)
6.1.7600.1
6385
United States N/A
2 Microsoft Corporation Executable c28f9ef1ee2d6eb8
439234ffc4fc9fac
f3925457
946e5b7420235ed0
28636d48d0652277
Virus.Win32.
Virut.CE
No 6.1.7600.1
6385
(win7_rtm.
090713-125
5)
6.1.7600.1
6385
Nigeria N/A
3 Microsoft Corporation Executable e72a076e05ce904e
5f252728112ca12c
890caef2
a41eb225713c5975
d9613debb77778da
Virus.Win32.
Virut.CE
No 6.1.7600.1
6385
(win7_rtm.
090713-125
5)
6.1.7600.1
6385
Iran, Islamic Republic of N/A
4 Microsoft Corporation Executable b8fe5b24d46d6acd
287a86070e5ab1f3
677587f2
d4f62d8f360a418e
fcc245d5f413e9e8
Unclassified
Malware
No 6.1.7601.1
7514
(win7sp1_r
tm.101119-
1850)
6.1.7601.1
7514
197.211.63.168/32 N/A
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Safe Entries

First Seen: 24 September 2009 at 7:48 am
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
1 Microsoft Corporation Executable 2fda68a44ad4b4db
adb204277f8fb05a
efa5dd0c
98a21417e6bb6a35
c11307879b101151
No 5.2.3790.3
959
(srv03_sp2
_rtm.07021
6-1710)
5.2.3790.3
959
Internal Submission
2 Microsoft Corporation Executable 82b1d728ffed1428
01402cfcc5a2569b
a6c67248
b380924eaa994bc0
2692f71b682a27e3
No 5.2.3790.3
959
(srv03_sp2
_rtm.07021
6-1710)
5.2.3790.3
959
10.224.1.55/32
3 Microsoft Corporation Executable 55f066c194718db6
9873182f367cc001
07c79d68
1ae473d10b968b42
e145461eb39069ef
No 6.4.9841.0
(fbl_relea
se.140912-
1613)
6.4.9841.0 Ethiopia
4 Microsoft Corporation Executable 636641b7805e129e
2daa0c5e5afb1c43
9ab1a7f9
16a46af21f632cf9
a8d814d274f57731
No 5.1.2600.0
(xpclient.
010817-114
8)
5.1.2600.0 10.100.130.247/32
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