How to Remove “clview.exe”

What is clview.exe?

Originally developed by Microsoft Corporation, clview.exe is a legitimate file process. This process is known as Microsoft Office Helper Viewer and it belongs to Microsoft Office Help Viewer. It is located in C:\Program Files by default.

clview.exe virus is created when malware authors write virus files and name them after clview.exe with an aim to spread virus on the internet.

Affected Platform: Windows OS

How to detect whether your system is affected by clview.exe?

Viruses can easily affect and corrupt “.exe” files causing several system malfunctions. Below are the symptoms to check if your system is infected with the malware:

  • Problem during computer start-up.
  • Problem during program start-up.
  • Errors while running specific functions.
  • Damaged and missing link files.
  • Conflict in the process.
  • Missing or corrupted driver files.
  • Invalid Windows registry.
  • Hardware malfunction.

To further establish the infection of malware, take the following steps:

  • Go to Task Manager by pressing the combination of keys CTRL+ALT+DEL.
  • Go to the process tab and right-click on the clview.exe file and open its location.

If the file is located outside C:\Program Files, then you should perform an antivirus scan to get rid of the malware infection.

How does Comodo Antivirus help you to protect your system from clview.exe malware?

Comodo Antivirus protects your system from malware attacks and also removes any existing infections. Following are the steps to effectively purge out the clview.exe malware from your system.

Step 1: Download and install Comodo Antivirus.

Step 2: Installation configuration frames will be displayed. Select the configuration you would like to apply.

Step 3: Select Customize Configuration option and arrange installers, configuration, and file location.

Step 4: Restart your PC.

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Step 6: Initiate a quick scan that instantly begins after the update.

Step 7: If the system is infected with clview.exe malware or any other threats, you will be prompted with an alert screen upon scanning.

Step 8: Comodo Antivirus will remove clview.exe malware from your computer including all other malwares!

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Malware Entries

First Seen: 05 May 2009 at 6:56 am
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Name
Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
Malware Behavior
1 Microsoft Corporation Executable aea87ec7c7856a88
571ed0a34663ec86
b3aa6700
1fd61696b7002caf
3a09bd61608a75bd
Virus.Win32.
Sality.gen
No 12.0.4518.
1014
12.0.4518.
1014
Vietnam N/A
2 Microsoft Corporation Executable 240f9f1c68f82980
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64712fe0
18bba2c569a2372a
8bf06c1acbcf15c6
Virus.Win32.
Sality.gen
No 12.0.4518.
1014
12.0.4518.
1014
Russian Federation N/A
3 Microsoft Corporation Executable cef4619bd004b77b
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cf13be80
ad1571254ea50786
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Virus.Win32.
Sality.gen
No 12.0.4518.
1014
12.0.4518.
1014
India N/A
4 Microsoft Corporation Executable 46a1a42604c8acad
1f24c4c9ab680497
48b8d4b7
5be0df8ae8d0e596
bbc58463e1dc2303
Virus.Win32.
Sality.gen
No 12.0.4518.
1014
12.0.4518.
1014
India N/A
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Safe Entries

First Seen: 03 June 2008 at 7:51 pm
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
1 N/A Executable 3f4be511473f2c0e
ff6ea23faf98cf2f
92a14abf
132ad307e38c17c5
cd523d9ce55cb6bb
No N/A N/A Italy
2 Microsoft Corporation Executable 38ec62df567a7b96
723734e61f6b2707
e2591fcd
e2795eed4046cb8f
6318bcba750d1bc3
Yes 12.0.6413.
1000
12.0.6413.
1000
Czech Republic
3 Microsoft Corporation Executable c1b5b401d11deff9
74af2d8ce27ffd55
72622cb6
5e500ca6fc0f961e
db076cd63e6491d5
Yes 14.0.6015.
1000
14.0.6015.
1000
10.224.1.65/32
4 Microsoft Corporation Executable 23b283c31ccb690f
99803ae3f4f3de5b
763ab943
38d25dfa1be8a52e
424aee478b0274ff
Yes 14.0.4730.
1010
14.0.4730.
1010
197.253.6.253/32
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