How to Remove “clipboard.exe”

What is clipboard.exe?

clipboard.exe is a legitimate process file popularly known as Microsoft Clipboard Admin. It is a default application that comes with Microsoft® Windows, developed by its parent company Microsoft Corporation. It is located in C:\Windows\System32 by default. Malware programmers create files with virus scripts and name them after clipboard.exe with an intention to spread virus on the internet.

Affected Platform: Windows OS

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

Keep an eye for the following symptoms to see if your PC is infected with clipboard.exe  malware:

  • Internet connection fluctuates
  • clipboard.exe  takes too much CPU space
  • PC slows down significantly
  • Browser automatically redirects to some irrelevant websites
  • Unsolicited ads and popups starts appearing
  • Screen freezes constantly

Take the following steps to diagnose your PC for possible clipboard.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, then you should run an antivirus scan to get rid of the malware.

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

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 clipboard.exe  malware from your computer including all other malwares!

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Malware Entries

First Seen: 20 September 2008 at 2:34 pm
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Malware
Name
Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
Malware Behavior
1 N/A Executable 78fe139188385234
ef352d81b56700b9
2bfd9410
9283c501515415f6
005b6c55d786cc47
Unclassified
Malware
No N/A N/A 10.108.52.82/32 N/A
2 N/A Executable 78fe139188385234
ef352d81b56700b9
2bfd9410
9283c501515415f6
005b6c55d786cc47
Unclassified
Malware
No N/A N/A Internal Submission N/A
3 N/A Executable 78fe139188385234
ef352d81b56700b9
2bfd9410
9283c501515415f6
005b6c55d786cc47
Unclassified
Malware
No N/A N/A China N/A
4 MetaProducts corp. Executable 7b457f50c6cc2f74
b4ec9af03ad87c3f
6bd9390d
22b4180e60184b97
3ca04610c978849b
Unclassified
Malware
No 1, 7, 0,
98
1, 7, 0,
98
United States N/A
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38

Safe Entries

First Seen: 04 September 2008 at 8:14 am
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
1 ????www.nanhoo.com Executable e71e6414e4cb08aa
145aedf1eb068ffa
447d9493
1fe2f002ea010173
a5487cae7fbd71dd
No 2.0.0.0 1.0.0.0 Internal Submission
2 zju Executable 881a759df4b91106
cbd318d4cc4f0ab2
251aa427
d56161c2b4ad5228
9a11f1bf7c916218
No 1.00 1.00 Internal Submission
3 N/A Executable b64ed23875d8dd00
738b6a0a613f0626
f6446408
ca1c42b5276e276f
35d83c3c3fa95a8a
No 2, 3, 0,
11
2, 3, 0,
11
Internal Submission
4 N/A Executable 17f7971a2cc2f92e
c9e125d800f722e4
ed8dbfd1
837f23e6724ed0d1
cdef9f72ed3b82bf
No N/A N/A Internal Submission
Display 4 items per page
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