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: 22 August 2008 at 5:06 pm
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Malware
Name
Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
Malware Behavior
1 Win7Add Executable fd0aec26835e20a8
6a370f239adcf4e1
9c98fc5b
79ba0ad9f6a239a0
435164d78e4214ba
TrojWare.Win
32.WinSpy.A
No 243.67.003
4
243.67.003
4
Internal Submission N/A
2 MS Security Manager Executable 41667c1ca6f4f096
376aeaa3e70f1753
7efa7181
42801ab1acb45d82
fb41f02b52326832
Heur.Suspici
ous
No 1.00 1.00 Internal Submission N/A
3 Application Layer Gateway Executable 09346868c045c2f0
ee01c1cfb6f872f9
b462df22
d870226b31eeb044
d33e519135e8c150
Heur.Suspici
ous
No 1.00 1.00 Internal Submission N/A
4 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
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Safe Entries

First Seen: 26 June 2008 at 10:03 am
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
1 Microsoft Corporation Executable e60f9d4244d47faa
aa4ede7eddfeaf4a
9e30eb31
b2e62ec6450e0ece
720d3fef32fcf10c
No 5.1.2600.5
512
(xpsp.0804
13-2105)
5.1.2600.5
512
198.20.167.84/32
2 Microsoft Corporation Executable 28db51083926c4bb
31a8211f63ec68a4
2f8ff22c
34cbe729f3813821
7f9c80212a2a0c82
No 5.1.2600.5
512
(xpsp.0804
13-2105)
5.1.2600.5
512
Internal Submission
3 Microsoft Corporation Executable ab9bc4ce129d20e3
8179c2ba47da878d
f1d72da7
e53196ba56081f15
4e2d7a9e50a1d33f
No 5.2.3790.0
(srv03_rtm
.030324-20
48)
5.2.3790.0 United States
4 Microsoft Corporation Executable 503731d7db1494da
52db60b6ea64fa19
2bd99077
7931f88db9b42b3f
7b5d9978bbacb22a
No 5.1.2600.2
180
(xpsp_sp2_
rtm.040803
-2158)
5.1.2600.2
180
United States
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