How to Remove “cidaemon.exe”

What is Cidaemon.exe?

Also known as Content Indexing Daemon, cidaemon.exe is an essential file for any Windows Operating System. It is used for indexing information about where files and folders are stored in a computer. When you search for a file, cidaemon.exe prompts a search, locates the file and displays its address.

Affected Platform: Windows OS

How to find if your computer is affected by cidaemon.exe malware?

Taking advantage of its popularity among computer users, unethical programmers write malware program and name it after cidaemon.exe. If you receive too many ads and popups from unrecognizable websites, you should check your computer against a possible virus threat.

Step 1: Simultaneously press ctrl+alt+del to open the Task Manager application.

Step 2: Right click on cidaemon.exe to track its location in the computer. If the file is located at another location other than c:\windows, it's most likely that it is a cidaemon.exe malware.

How to remove the cidaemon.exe file from system using Comodo Free Antivirus?

Step l: Download our 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 the cidaemon.exe virus from your computer including all other malwares!

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Malware Entries

First Seen: 20 October 2011 at 9:39 pm
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Malware
Name
Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
Malware Behavior
1 Microsoft Corporation Executable 564a702693a526b1
aabaa198f7c38a88
e705af3b
a16fff4b21ffd891
ab273b17b65047a2
Virus.Win32.
Virut.Ce
No 5.1.2600.0
(xpclient.
010817-114
8)
5.1.2600.0 Estonia N/A
2 N/A Executable 7b43052fdb6a769f
cf883654d23258e3
7af866b2
5404d9941a9dec0d
07e9bc8fb4dd16c7
Application.
Win32.BitCoi
nMiner.~AS
No N/A N/A Internal Submission N/A
3 N/A Executable 7b43052fdb6a769f
cf883654d23258e3
7af866b2
5404d9941a9dec0d
07e9bc8fb4dd16c7
Application.
Win32.BitCoi
nMiner.~AS
No N/A N/A Italy N/A
4 Microsoft Corporation Executable 55a349c280d520c4
31dac2de6faf21b1
9e97dc7e
df54c7b0ce371f27
93dfcf57c174b9c9
Virus.Win32.
Virut.CE
No 5.1.2600.0
(xpclient.
010817-114
8)
5.1.2600.0 India N/A
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33

Safe Entries

First Seen: 27 June 2008 at 10:28 am
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
1 Microsoft Corporation Executable 3c07585722baa73f
8dac192382f9bbbc
256dbcef
5592a7f0e3e0823e
41ecafb8a4659280
No 5.1.2600.0
(xpclient.
010817-114
8)
5.1.2600.0 Internal Submission
2 Microsoft Corporation Executable 7af86a117ba920c4
62dae9b1a299dca2
6bb64460
f0f3556e5dc89b9d
ac1435075c1ffd89
No 5.1.2600.0
(xpclient.
010817-114
8)
5.1.2600.0 Internal Submission
3 Microsoft Corporation Executable 0c92e053fc3cda12
3c45f89a7ce7ab0f
2eb68ef0
3d53923ad4cfbf4b
f9f4c2e20b6bcd77
No 5.2.3790.3
959
(srv03_sp2
_rtm.07021
6-1710)
5.2.3790.3
959
Internal Submission
4 N/A Non-executable 7104818889cb74b2
9a14f7e41cce623b
e53404a9
1c56d821f570b443
5b5993510ba98af3
No N/A N/A China
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