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: 11 November 2011 at 4:14 am
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Malware
Name
Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
Malware Behavior
1 SlySoft, Inc. Executable 7870b037009b9327
64cf31a08dfef18e
032c6e0c
39bbc21ed6df81d6
586a78fd6bcbbd81
Virus.Win32.
Sality.gen
No 5, 3, 0, 0 5, 3, 0, 0 37.236.116.53/32 N/A
2 SlySoft, Inc. Executable e519dcccf00a48bc
de5aa1aaff5f12eb
f65cd124
08476120d66da099
c595e19abaec5dba
Unclassified
Malware
No 5, 3, 0, 1 5, 3, 0, 0 Iran, Islamic Republic of N/A
3 SlySoft, Inc. Executable ca78c3baa17d4b8c
9a3e868dea5de4cc
207b9738
79f0942e5af4e5b5
41809b4610986869
Worm.Win32.M
abezat.b5
No 5, 3, 0, 1 5, 3, 0, 0 Algeria N/A
4 Elaborate Bytes AG Executable 925afda6fa6911b6
16d0617670d7943c
963166d3
fff40c4748e3d9d4
15fb18683c6e10b4
Virus.Win32.
Virut.CE
No 4, 2, 0, 0 4, 2, 0, 0 Iran, Islamic Republic of N/A
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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 Elaborate Bytes AG Executable b5d1065496a363e5
a08207f5249e11ac
802d3b69
3b50055972861da5
d5625cad1b11007e
No 4, 2, 0, 0 4, 2, 0, 0 Australia
2 SlySoft, Inc. Executable 4c5a4aec5197b070
fa4780242f921b37
b4cb3fd2
d7779335b0ebc0a7
b9c7d0e1105ea078
No 5, 3, 0, 0 5, 3, 0, 0 Internal Submission
3 SlySoft, Inc. Executable 899fbffdafd72beb
0fa2d5f15851b885
05451c7d
f9418234fe1992e3
95a5228c1c1a72b9
No 5, 0, 0, 2 5, 0, 0, 0 United States
4 Elaborate Bytes Executable 70530bd6e4be3b73
ace9c00d940aef4d
f8c5f1f1
52eeb3b75c4c27d7
61446b2f05178c2e
No 4, 0, 0, 1 4, 0, 0, 0 United Kingdom
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