How to Remove “clientshutdown.exe”

What is clientshutdown.exe?

clientshutdown.exe is a legitimate executable file developed by SolarWinds.Net. This process is known as VSD Connection Manager Client Shutdown Agent and it belongs to Microsoft Visual Studio. It is commonly stored in C:\Program Files.

Cybercriminals find a way out to mimic malicious programs in the name of clientshutdown.exe to spread malware infection.

Affected Platform: Windows OS

How to detect whether your system is affected by clientshutdown.exe?

Viruses can easily affect and corrupt “.exe” files causing several system malfunctions. Below are the symptoms to check if your system is infected with the malware:

  • Problem during computer start-up.
  • Problem during program start-up.
  • Errors while running specific functions.
  • Damaged and missing link files.
  • Conflict in the process.
  • Missing or corrupted driver files.
  • Invalid Windows registry.
  • Hardware malfunction.

To further establish the infection of malware, 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 clientshutdown.exe file and open its location.

If the file is located outside C:\Program Files, then you should perform an antivirus scan to get rid of the malware infection.

How does Comodo Antivirus help you to protect your system from clientshutdown.exe malware?

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Step 6: Initiate a quick scan that instantly begins after the update.

Step 7: If the system is infected with clientshutdown.exe malware or any other threats, you will be prompted with an alert screen upon scanning.

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

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Malware Entries

First Seen: 15 October 2010 at 3:16 pm
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Malware
Name
Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
Malware Behavior
1 Microsoft Corporation Executable 1cc27159b9514539
73d3b1092e54a4cb
679f56fe
519a56179fc9846c
7f2142f9322e69e0
Virus.Win32.
Qvod.C
Yes 8.0.50727.
42 built
by: RTM
8.0.50727.
42
Turkey N/A
2 Microsoft Corporation Executable 210cbe2fe2292df2
3e00d2519db22cae
aa7794b2
8c414680ad0fae75
9cefa9e7d8d9457b
Virus.Win32.
Sality.d1
No 9.0.21022.
8 built
by: RTM
9.0.21022.
8
Brazil N/A
3 N/A Executable 43b63ffdee71ee6e
25d1decde597d7eb
925fffa9
57622fbe13e8f8fe
e18deb20f3d6d0c0
Virus.Win32.
Sality.gen
No N/A N/A Philippines N/A
4 Microsoft Corporation Executable bf2746174bfccf2c
0999d014f47f9484
0f895aaa
cb8434ca6718ae23
fa135f5a44720a98
Virus.Win32.
Sality.d1
No 8.0.50727.
42 built
by: RTM
8.0.50727.
42
Philippines N/A
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Safe Entries

First Seen: 30 May 2008 at 3:22 pm
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
1 Microsoft Corporation Executable d557ea854b1ba243
59d3703561690250
4e740ebe
a7faf9413a6264bc
14259bca189f9567
Yes 8.0.50727.
42 built
by: RTM
8.0.50727.
42
Internal Submission
2 Microsoft Corporation Executable 17f51a181e680049
42971dd076f40d4f
e2596c22
1c2da615ff1e7d41
f0974b3cf28b91a5
Yes 8.0.50727.
42 built
by: RTM
8.0.50727.
42
Internal Submission
3 Microsoft Corporation Executable 50250fa7730dea61
41cba7676775d750
99ffee66
d7a615da1a979e10
84d7441e4b1a2c2b
Yes 9.0.21022.
8 built
by: RTM
9.0.21022.
8
Internal Submission
4 Microsoft Corporation Executable d10ca765dddff12e
954fd33d3e3ae392
076942e9
4c4b790f0a2fbb97
843170af76d5777a
Yes 8.0.50727.
42 built
by: RTM
8.0.50727.
42
Internal Submission
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