How to Remove “cleanmem.exe”

What is cleanmem.exe?

cleanmem.exe is a legitimate process file popularly known as Clean Memory. It belongs to Clean Memory, developed by PcWinTech.com. It is located in C:\Windows\System32 by default.

Malware programmers write virus files with malicious scripts and save them as cleanmem.exe with an intention to spread virus on the internet.

Affected Platforms: Windows OS

How to determine if your computer is infected with cleanmem.exe malware?

Look out for these symptoms to check if your PC is infected with cleanmem.exe malware:

  • Unstable internet connection
  • cleanmem.exe occupies extra CPU space
  • PC processing speed slows down
  • Browser often redirects to irrelevant websites
  • Browser is bombarded with hordes of popup ads
  • Computer screen freezes repeatedly

Take the following steps to diagnose your PC for possible cleanmem.exe malware attack:

Step 1: Simultaneously press CTRL+ALT+DEL keys to open Task Manager.

Step 2: If you notice the file located outside C:\Windows\System32, perform an antivirus scan to get rid of the malware.

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

Step 1: Download our award-winning 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: Restart your PC after the installation gets over

Step 5: Wait for Comodo Internet Security to update the antivirus.

Step 6: Proceed with the quick scan that automatically begins after the update.

Step 7: If threats are found during the scanning, you will be notified through an alert screen.

Step 8: Comodo Antivirus will remove cleanmem.exe malware from your computer including all other malwares!

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First Seen: 14 June 2009 at 6:14 pm
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Digitally
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1 PcWinTech.com Executable c1845ec196d99e86
6b62ddece8052a65
ae83110a
501e64612a8013ab
bb528df83b8c97e6
No 2.4.0.3 2.4.0.3 United Kingdom
2 PcWinTech.com Executable cc736f3fd1c21351
32ebd99b51ddd3f4
7aaae5e5
34ff8a7e6270c7a0
0d16091068f29b6a
No 2.03.0001 2.03.0001 10.224.1.61/32
3 PcWinTech.com Executable 2fd9366fd502657e
df3fde9254f2c127
ba4abd71
dc71ec5bd1f54db7
b99454a04926967f
No 2.04.0001 2.04.0001 Internal Submission
4 Crofts Software Executable f8e58d6b3ed33e42
acf4003cd524506e
8b65d8e1
b42e88e7580b8d00
4b7e9eb5867116a6
No 2.05 2.05 Internal Submission
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