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
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Name
Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
Malware Behavior
1 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
2 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
3 Microsoft Corporation Executable 2797bc7a3642c771
509f593b5150fabc
79520929
ad995489d6dc928a
004046215efb2de0
Virus.Win32.
Sality.gen
No 5.1.2600.5
512
(xpsp.0804
13-2105)
5.1.2600.5
512
Ukraine N/A
4 Microsoft Corporation Executable f990f0d0949f5ec2
e9ca4b2bcf4b9a5c
72813e58
db414779ffed87b3
d8a55f922b6dc77a
Virus.Win32.
Sality.gen
No 5.1.2600.5
512
(xpsp.0804
13-2105)
5.1.2600.5
512
Romania N/A
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Safe Entries

First Seen: 20 June 2012 at 12:36 pm
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
1 Microsoft Corporation Executable 6c37452b225de93f
6558538b54a6077c
c250cd91
8e8d21c83113d617
f5038e316627a667
No 5.1.2600.5
512
(xpsp.0804
13-2105)
5.1.2600.5
512
Internal Submission
2 Microsoft Corporation Executable 42781e4a78d8e1c4
369ac23f93dedf9e
58557203
3d1aab2963fabcaf
eb507b5c9d67bfbc
No 5.1.2600.0
(xpclient.
010817-114
8)
5.1.2600.0 Canada
3 Microsoft Corporation Executable 2c9fcb03d1f0f652
97a420c7623245a2
875402c5
271cb088a9f88724
e6864362bf19bb3c
No 5.1.2600.5
512
(xpsp.0804
13-2105)
5.1.2600.5
512
Moldova, Republic of
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