How to Remove “clipsrv.exe”

What is clipsrv.exe?

clipsrv.exe is a legitimate file. This process is known as Windows NT DDE Server. It belongs to software Microsoft Windows Operating System and was developed by Microsoft.  It is commonly stored in C:\Windows\System32. The malware programmers or cyber criminals write different types of malicious programs and name it as clipsrv.exe to damage the software and hardware.

Affected Platform: Windows OS

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

Malicious authors try to infect the systems with different types of malicious programs. Each form of malicious software is designed to infect the system that creates different issues and impact on the system. One can notice the following changes once the system is infected with clipsrv.exe malware

  • If the internet connection fluctuation is high 
  • If the clipsrv.exe file is taking more of your CPU memory 
  • If the system performance is very low
  • If the system is redirected to some strange websites 
  • If the system is getting some annoying popup ads 
  • If the system freezes quiet often
  • If it invites other malware to infect and damage the system and exploits the same to collect the user private informaton

When one of these happens then you can be sure that your system is infected with setup.exe  malware. To confirm that go to task manager by pressing the combination of keys ctrl+alt+del and go to the process tab and right click on the clipsrv.exe  and open the location, if the location is subfolder C:\Windows\System32 files then the system is not affected by clipsrv.exe , if the location is somewhere else then the system is affected by clipsrv.exe  malware.

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

Ideally, replacing the existing clipsrv.exe file on your computer with a different version procured from the Internet is advisable. To remove the file using Comodo's trusted and effective antivirus software, follow the steps below:

Step 1: Download our award-winning Comodo Free 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 clipsrv.exe malware from your computer including all other malwares!

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Malware Entries

First Seen: 20 October 2011 at 7:24 pm
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Malware
Name
Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
Malware Behavior
1 Microsoft Corporation Executable 1f85c3715b577769
c0b44b73070eeec3
9404306c
5cc87f9839d75612
0016030bf73f8f13
Virus.Win32.
Expiro.nw
No 5.1.2600.2
180
(xpsp_sp2_
rtm.040803
-2158)
5.1.2600.2
180
37.204.139.89/32 N/A
2 Microsoft Corporation Executable 163ba1e28ebbfae8
febd310a1490760f
62c67423
b72378b894ef861a
3c6e69d77662eacd
MalCrypt.Ind
us!
No 5.1.2600.5
512
(xpsp.0804
13-2105)
5.1.2600.5
512
United States N/A
3 Microsoft Corporation Executable af532d6b9dd3e34a
8b1dc8abff0d2b09
25ad2a91
bc4e26de0ca7f3e8
21b2d4f006ee9661
Virus.Win32.
Expiro.nw
No 5.1.2600.5
512
(xpsp.0804
13-2105)
5.1.2600.5
512
Russian Federation N/A
4 Microsoft Corporation Executable 99cf19189e215882
982451b2040d4de9
2eadc694
008550a6a92d81ed
b2ff1be9c1dd7b37
Virus.Win32.
Sality.gen
No 5.1.2600.5
512
(xpsp.0804
13-2105)
5.1.2600.5
512
Vietnam N/A
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Safe Entries

First Seen: 18 September 2008 at 11:11 am
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
1 Microsoft Corporation Executable 400c301d934469b9
7544e8660e4918e7
04f8db7e
1d63cea3dd744fe7
f8fe4b6660c2b921
No 5.2.3790.0
(srv03_rtm
.030324-20
48)
5.2.3790.0 Internal Submission
2 N/A Executable 790e96d1d6223c77
c512d3615c1b33e8
ae4cf6ad
fc1c7e64c7462cc9
183aa9df60fb8c68
No N/A N/A United States
3 Microsoft Corporation Executable 28db51083926c4bb
31a8211f63ec68a4
2f8ff22c
34cbe729f3813821
7f9c80212a2a0c82
No 5.1.2600.5
512
(xpsp.0804
13-2105)
5.1.2600.5
512
10.224.1.55/32
4 Microsoft Corporation Executable 60647f3a4a92eccf
dd850c44bf1d0b5a
037849c7
b0339a5cc7172de1
8cb5477d730b1ea2
No 5.00.2134.
1
5.00.2134.
1
Internal Submission
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