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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