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 5a69e78b38ac835b
3f4892dff4edddde
2e919cb2
240d4841b15b1000
c1086b0dd663f00e
Virus.Win32.
Virut.CE
No 6.1.7601.1
7514
(win7sp1_r
tm.101119-
1850)
6.1.7601.1
7514
Indonesia N/A
2 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
3 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
4 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
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Safe Entries

First Seen: 22 April 2018 at 10:10 pm
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
1 Microsoft Corporation Executable 18236fe58d87d876
1a0833739458fdd0
ba261c61
411eaf3da04cddf0
cd68c18b9a669e48
No 10.0.17755
.1
(WinBuild.
160101.080
0)
10.0.17755
.1
Japan
2 Microsoft Corporation Executable cf62eae4035b7adc
1077723d2b2eae2c
08426124
46c697517bc35597
623d42aff325ac62
No 10.0.17758
.1
(WinBuild.
160101.080
0)
10.0.17758
.1
China
3 Microsoft Corporation Executable c48c049e79a8ed73
7c8924653137e18b
89ed654d
62a683c129aab77e
a12306d5f38eb099
No 10.0.17755
.1
(WinBuild.
160101.080
0)
10.0.17755
.1
Japan
4 Microsoft Corporation Executable 9dd6db73fb09f294
3804ba0f051c3a34
3ebf5389
dc616f36a00dc594
05baba47236df987
No 10.0.17133
.1
(WinBuild.
160101.080
0)
10.0.17133
.1
United States
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