How to Remove “clamscan.exe”

What is clamscan.exe?

clamscan.exe is a legitimate file. This process known as ClamWin Antivirus. It belongs to software ClamWin Free Antivirus and was developed by Systweak. It is commonly stored in C:\Program Files. The malware programmers or cyber criminals write different types of malicious programs and name it as clamscan.exe to damage the software and hardware.

Affected Platform: Windows OS

How to check if your computer is infected with clamscan.exe malware?       

Malicious authors try to infect the systems with different types of malicious programs. Each form of malicious software is designed to infect the system that creates different issues and impact on the system. One can notice the following changes once the system is infected with clamscan.exe malware

  • If the internet connection fluctuation is high 
  • If the clamscan.exe file is taking more of your CPU memory 
  • If the system performance is very low
  • If the system is redirected to some strange websites 
  • If the system is getting some annoying popup ads 
  • If the system freezes quiet often
  • If it invites other malware to infect and damage the system and exploits the same to collect the user private informaton

When one of these happens then you can be sure that your system is infected with setup.exe  malware. To confirm that go to task manager by pressing the combination of keys ctrl+alt+del and go to the process tab and right click on the clamscan.exe  and open the location, if the location is subfolder C:\Program Files files then the system is not affected by clamscan.exe , if the location is somewhere else then the system is affected by clamscan.exe  malware.

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

Ideally, replacing the existing clamscan.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 Free Comodo Antivirus.

Step 2: Installation configuration frames will be displayed. Select the configuration you would like to apply.

Step 3: After network detection is complete, press “Close” button for a scan window.

Step 4: 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 clamscan.exe malware from your computer including all other malwares!

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Malware Entries

First Seen: 05 April 2016 at 4:41 pm
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Malware
Name
Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
Malware Behavior
1 Systweak Executable 580c5465fb0b1795
965917471a142f2c
a8fa7307
302acaf19e6a19dc
15e85c67e04492b5
ApplicUnwnt Yes 1.0.0.0 1.0.0.0 Nicaragua N/A
2 Jawego Executable 30f00eee534e9ac5
e4b410bb2149b4e1
8907ed82
c0aefcf8b81196b2
a60cc2e53686c6c5
Unclassified
Malware
Yes 1.0.0.0 1.0.0.0 United States N/A
3 Jawego Executable 25d60f5a4cd81008
f964f54487feb35a
ac784719
860ba6a75d8c81c1
0f86c9e02e02cb9b
ApplicUnwnt Yes 1.0.0.0 1.0.0.0 United States N/A
4 Systweak Executable 580c5465fb0b1795
965917471a142f2c
a8fa7307
302acaf19e6a19dc
15e85c67e04492b5
ApplicUnwnt Yes 1.0.0.0 1.0.0.0 United States N/A
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Safe Entries

First Seen: 26 October 2008 at 9:40 am
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
1 N/A Executable 6486d51a8034edbd
5d551b2033ec5eae
7a37cad7
ee74a72069c03081
968e92b14e812bb9
No 0, 97, 4,
0
0, 97, 4,
0
Internal Submission
2 N/A Executable 7bdeb3d94f2af67d
f3f2292632c2151c
b85f2fd6
f922ccdb43a90412
45e99ff19151ca54
No N/A N/A United States
3 N/A Executable dc45118ba421ec4e
ac3195ca8c0d0712
57551a53
58489355467af5ec
439ed03f53138878
No 0, 93, 0,
0
0, 93, 0,
0
United States
4 N/A Executable ad30f15b5f8c57ae
d7ebb77af9e87a4d
7fc882d1
4665fcd983151289
9cc4d7abc3173920
No 0, 96, 2,
1
0, 96, 2,
1
United States
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