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 5f8282198b721eb7
75c08d0e26c4f38a
010a38a2
0efbff77baf9d328
b96acb3d443df9ef
Virus.Win32.
Virut.CE
No 6.1.7601.1
7514
(win7sp1_r
tm.101119-
1850)
6.1.7601.1
7514
Indonesia N/A
3 Microsoft Corporation Executable 5a1e645e94051149
c1581b7d0c283f0d
f04b2a7c
6ec013addcc92fb4
cf621f91c335b47f
Virus.Win32.
Virut.CE
No 6.1.7600.1
6385
(win7_rtm.
090713-125
5)
6.1.7600.1
6385
Indonesia N/A
4 Microsoft Corporation Executable f0c45c6353159fab
d934208a3fd1df3d
8ae12a4d
e2b6e93caee417ac
8e33f075e18417c0
Virus.Win32.
Virut.CE
No 6.1.7600.1
6385
(win7_rtm.
090713-125
5)
6.1.7600.1
6385
Europe N/A
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27

Safe Entries

First Seen: 05 October 2009 at 8:31 pm
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 1bf2dcaeb14c76ec
dfa60a96d1c279ba
861a67f3
29153087c0615ce8
5a6947364ad1371b
No 6.1.7600.1
6385
(win7_rtm.
090713-125
5)
6.1.7600.1
6385
Ukraine
3 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
4 Microsoft Corporation Executable 015d9c9c69a4c4b7
59b78f39149b29fb
ae41d10a
310ad32d483d4e16
a62cdfd52b1c5d7e
No 6.1.7601.1
7514
(win7sp1_r
tm.101119-
1850)
6.1.7601.1
7514
Ukraine
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