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: 04 June 2008 at 5:46 pm
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Malware
Name
Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
Malware Behavior
1 Microsoft Corporation Executable 99bbe1215f70f833
3a414481020d13b0
50d9ffb6
a4b34e2d7f1157ed
f7679d831a21a7c5
Virus.Win32.
Virut.CE
No 5.1.2600.0
(xpclient.
010817-114
8)
5.1.2600.0 Egypt N/A
2 Microsoft Corporation Executable f4f2be2865f724cc
a4364d94bb2f1024
79cbc3d6
d09c45cdbc7e4dc1
24e22dd5d3a430cd
Virus.Win32.
Virut.CE
No 5.1.2600.0
(xpclient.
010817-114
8)
5.1.2600.0 Estonia N/A
3 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
4 Microsoft Corporation Executable 962c2f945ed0f279
aeadb4e38846f6cc
b5848e7b
d02146a2b0b347a3
574f3b364919e97e
Virus.Win32.
Virut.Ce
No 5.1.2600.0
(xpclient.
010817-114
8)
5.1.2600.0 Germany N/A
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18

Safe Entries

First Seen: 03 June 2008 at 11:01 pm
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
1 Microsoft Corporation Executable e27dffc3a67bb2b5
bf1bf730d4677b9a
473777f6
N/A No 5.2.3790.3
959
(srv03_sp2
_rtm.07021
6-1710)
5.2.3790.3
959
Portugal
2 Microsoft Corporation Executable ce0c47aacc759c39
47cc8f515292734d
ed3abcb8
d8d00b0fb0059b2d
d7f670fa51cb719c
No 5.00.1780.
1
5.00.1780.
1
United States
3 Microsoft Corporation Executable 83b313321fe91106
0d36a61f139e4577
69b3be3f
66e568779fad523d
136ccbcc4bb24b92
No 5.2.3790.1
830
(srv03_sp1
_rtm.05032
4-1447)
5.2.3790.1
830
Italy
4 Microsoft Corporation Executable 0afdcfe08bc9de29
ab98692aef299e56
52b349b4
N/A No 5.00.2134.
1
5.00.2134.
1
Finland
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