How to Remove “clip.exe”

What is clip.exe?

Originally developed by Microsoft Corporation, clip.exe is a legitimate file process. This process is known as clip.exe and it belongs to Windows Operating System. It is located in C:\Windows by default.

clip.exe virus is created when malware authors write virus files and name them after clip.exe with an aim to spread virus on the internet.

Affected Platform: Windows OS

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

If your system is affected by clip.exe malware, you will notice one or several of the symptoms below:

  • clip.exe occupies an unusually large CPU memory
  • Erratic internet connection
  • Your browser is bombarded with annoying popup ads
  • Computer screen freezes
  • PC's processing speed suffers
  • You are redirected to unknown websites

To pinpoint the virus file location, take the following steps:

Step 1: Press CTRL+ALT+DEL keys at once to open Task Manager.

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

How to remove clip.exe malware from system using Comodo Cleaning Essentials?

You can either choose to remove clip.exe and other malwares using Comodo Antivirus, or Comodo Cleaning Essentials (CCE) – both of which are absolutely free to download! CCE is a set of computer security tools designed to help you identify and remove malwares and unsafe processes from an infected computer.

To remove malwares using CCE, take the following steps:

1. Check the system requirements and download the feature-rich CCE suite for free.

2. After installation, choose the type of scan you want to perform. CCE offers 3 scan options to get rid of malwares from a PC:

  • Smart Scan: Does a scan on critical areas of your system.
  • Full Scan: Does a complete scan of your system.
  • Custom Scan: Does a scan only on selected items.

The process to initiate the above mentioned scans are self-explanatory and thus, easy-to-use. 
Additionally, it's recommended that you approve of any updates that the CCE will prompt you about to ensure it does a better job of identifying all the latest threats.

3. Click 'Next' to view the results.
Regardless of the type of scan you choose, the results will sometimes show false positive (flagging files that are actually safe), which has to be ignored. Only select the files you want to get rid of.

4. Click 'Apply' to apply the selected operations to the threats. The selected operations will be applied.

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Malware Entries

First Seen: 12 January 2012 at 7:30 am
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Malware
Name
Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
Malware Behavior
1 Microsoft Corporation Executable 4511fd810bb4556c
65c3a37a6890dcfa
ad816019
1c9d6127eaff3fff
e7d4dea038d5eb1b
Virus.Win32.
Virut.CE
No 6.1.7600.1
6385
(win7_rtm.
090713-125
5)
6.1.7600.1
6385
Anonymous Proxy N/A
2 Microsoft Corporation Executable 72539cd0c6158e5a
cec7c4f86cd774d9
56dc561b
879430a30f7a76a6
869d64d5cff8e4a3
Virus.Win32.
Virut.CE
No 6.1.7600.1
6385
(win7_rtm.
090713-125
5)
6.1.7600.1
6385
Australia N/A
3 Microsoft Corporation Executable 67840ceb08dce92f
60d29665fd2f7260
a9179d96
e039a29b6298bbaf
dba523b9640788b8
Virus.Win32.
Virut.CE
No 6.1.7600.1
6385
(win7_rtm.
090713-125
5)
6.1.7600.1
6385
Ukraine N/A
4 Microsoft Corporation Executable e48f1c83b43b9e72
1bc110cd71f06762
e7671692
4959d0d3593b9b15
65a6ffa00afc60b4
Virus.Win32.
Virut.CE
No 6.1.7600.1
6385
(win7_rtm.
090713-125
5)
6.1.7600.1
6385
Australia N/A
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Safe Entries

First Seen: 26 June 2008 at 10:30 am
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
1 Microsoft Corporation Executable 9f7cd8d610eebd0c
068f50a3339773c8
11cacd34
50fba9114edfb094
00cc68cc9de409ec
No 6.1.7600.1
6385
(win7_rtm.
090713-125
5)
6.1.7600.1
6385
10.224.1.116/32
2 N/A Executable 7324ed62a304c28a
a0054c17cb5480dc
590b39fb
07a5d797cd5a416d
d54e8fbb41aeaf7b
No N/A N/A United States
3 Dynalink Technologies Inc. Executable 8dd3e5bbb38d66b6
1f541f0274d932e8
29494a9c
d440f0e923de0b8d
b13d1ba9527c3ec5
No 2.2 2.2 Internal Submission
4 Microsoft Corporation Executable 185cd595c19dec76
5d5fcbdff914140b
5354a864
04ebddcc3a90b651
2aef4aa2eee36624
No 6.1.7600.1
6385
(win7_rtm.
090713-125
5)
6.1.7600.1
6385
Morocco
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