How to Remove “clonecdtray.exe”

What is clonecdtray.exe?

clonecdtray.exe is a legitimate process file popularly known as CloneCD Tray. It belongs to CloneCD, developed by SlySoft, Inc. It is located in C:\Program Files by default.

Malware programmers write virus files with malicious scripts and save them as clonecdtray.exe with an intention to spread virus on the internet.

Affected Platform: Windows OS

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

If your system is affected by clonecdtray.exe malware, you will notice one or several of the symptoms below:

  • clonecdtray.exe occupies an unusually large CPU memory
  • Erratic internet connection
  • Your browser is bombarded with annoying popup ads
  • Computer screen freezes
  • PC's processing speed suffers
  • You are redirected to unknown websites

To pinpoint the virus file location, take the following steps:

Step 1: Press CTRL+ALT+DEL keys at once to open Task Manager.

Step 2: If you notice the file located outside C:\Program Files, you should run an antivirus scan to get rid of the malware.

How to remove clonecdtray.exe malware from system using Comodo Cleaning Essentials?

You can either choose to remove clonecdtray.exe and other malwares using Comodo Antivirus, or Comodo Cleaning Essentials (CCE) – both of which are absolutely free to download! CCE is a set of computer security tools designed to help you identify and remove malwares and unsafe processes from an infected computer.

To remove malwares using CCE, take the following steps:

1. Check the system requirements and download the feature-rich CCE suite for free.

2. After installation, choose the type of scan you want to perform. CCE offers 3 scan options to get rid of malwares from a PC:

  • Smart Scan: Does a scan on critical areas of your system.
  • Full Scan: Does a complete scan of your system.
  • Custom Scan: Does a scan only on selected items.

The process to initiate the above mentioned scans are self-explanatory and thus, easy-to-use. 
Additionally, it's recommended that you approve of any updates that the CCE will prompt you about to ensure it does a better job of identifying all the latest threats.

3. Click 'Next' to view the results.

Regardless of the type of scan you choose, the results will sometimes show false positive (flagging files that are actually safe), which has to be ignored. Only select the files you want to get rid of.

4. Click 'Apply' to apply the selected operations to the threats. The selected operations will be applied.

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Malware Entries

First Seen: 14 August 2009 at 7:22 pm
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Malware
Name
Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
Malware Behavior
1 SlySoft, Inc. Executable 98135dc0b6ada7e0
be8152db43a9789f
6cd8871e
e6a311f16f5475e7
603b33900c672c9f
Virus.Win32.
Sality.gen
No 5, 3, 0, 0 5, 3, 0, 0 Iran, Islamic Republic of N/A
2 Elaborate Bytes AG Executable 5f17580fd416ad43
cb8f0058a19c7ce6
dd0e71e8
cacc5679a13c4156
2576f462eb656493
Virus.Win32.
Virut.CE
No 4, 2, 0, 0 4, 2, 0, 0 Iran, Islamic Republic of N/A
3 SlySoft, Inc. Executable e472b0a89ad4d0a2
a17b2de4d640b585
e666850a
8c11c246a9cd8ae3
9ac6972d7f487119
Virus.Win32.
Sality.gen
No 5, 3, 0, 0 5, 3, 0, 0 Iran, Islamic Republic of N/A
4 SlySoft, Inc. Executable 76cec6549b6caae6
3ea4dad9324f0463
21f3bc6f
5487dc1a7348ea70
0042494d74850ea9
Unclassified
Malware
No 5, 3, 0, 1 5, 3, 0, 0 Iran, Islamic Republic of N/A
Display 4 items per page
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  • 32 items per page
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Safe Entries

First Seen: 04 June 2008 at 5:08 pm
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
1 SlySoft, Inc. Executable 88760f35a5edc777
95a3d10ac2a7a518
18853092
8d413793de35f028
0faac2817254873e
No 5, 2, 3, 1 5, 2, 3, 1 Internal Submission
2 SlySoft, Inc. Executable 4c5a4aec5197b070
fa4780242f921b37
b4cb3fd2
d7779335b0ebc0a7
b9c7d0e1105ea078
No 5, 3, 0, 0 5, 3, 0, 0 Internal Submission
3 Elaborate Bytes Executable 70530bd6e4be3b73
ace9c00d940aef4d
f8c5f1f1
52eeb3b75c4c27d7
61446b2f05178c2e
No 4, 0, 0, 1 4, 0, 0, 0 Japan
4 RedFox Executable 847dc14aaea560ee
e0d927118429df27
a2e01d8f
d0122ef888eb96d3
3fd4f00f48de1fc0
No 5, 3, 3, 0 5, 3, 3, 0 United States
Display 4 items per page
  • 4 items per page
  • 8 items per page
  • 16 items per page
  • 32 items per page
 
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