How to Remove “cmbrowserlauncher.exe”

What is cmbrowserlauncher.exe?

cmbrowserlauncher.exe is a legitimate file process developed by Microsoft Corporation. This process is known as cmbrowserlauncher.exe and it belongs to Windows Live Toolbar. You can locate the file in C:\Program Files. The virus is created by malware authors and is named after cmbrowserlauncher.exe file.

Affected Platforms: Windows OS

How to determine if your computer is infected with cmbrowserlauncher.exe malware?

Look out for these symptoms to check if your PC is infected with cmbrowserlauncher.exe malware:

  • Unstable internet connection
  • cmbrowserlauncher.exe occupies extra CPU space
  • PC processing speed slows down
  • Browser often redirects to irrelevant websites
  • Browser is bombarded with hordes of popup ads
  • Computer screen freezes repeatedly

Take the following steps to diagnose your PC for possible cmbrowserlauncher.exe malware attack:

Step 1: Simultaneously press CTRL+ALT+DEL keys to open Task Manager.

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

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

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Malware Entries

First Seen: 04 October 2008 at 5:19 pm
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Malware
Name
Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
Malware Behavior
1 Microsoft Corporation Executable f77c9d5b82500b3a
cc0b1b74f09d0927
525930b1
b49f702291d9a9e7
6ceaafc36f4293f8
Virus.Win32.
Virut.q
No 03.01.0000
.0068
03.01.0000
.0068
Brazil N/A
2 Microsoft Corporation Executable 4b2035a64d53be08
ecac5e3e0e7c7080
a593fd82
N/A Virus.Win32.
Virut.q
No 03.01.0000
.0068
03.01.0000
.0068
Taiwan N/A
3 Microsoft Corporation Executable 27b7a03e762d7840
a7e99e518fcbcfd1
9fb4c123
21613214c5d4c867
88c853bfb9e2c8a1
Virus.Win32.
Ramnit.A
No 03.01.0000
.0068
03.01.0000
.0068
Slovakia N/A
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Safe Entries

First Seen: 02 June 2008 at 10:07 am
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
1 Microsoft Corporation Executable a1f9cde969bc01b4
8f31d78f14802df3
6e28ad17
ba6570c047aba397
cd11b2e6c23d67a7
Yes 03.01.0000
.0146
03.01.0000
.0146
Internal Submission
2 Microsoft Corporation Executable 7178a69cff2fe395
0d85ade31e4516ca
66bcca47
afd6b39649b65992
b9dc2e17a481bccc
No 03.01.0000
.0068
03.01.0000
.0068
Internal Submission
3 Microsoft Corporation Executable a1f9cde969bc01b4
8f31d78f14802df3
6e28ad17
ba6570c047aba397
cd11b2e6c23d67a7
Yes 03.01.0000
.0146
03.01.0000
.0146
Dominican Republic
4 Microsoft Corporation Executable a1f9cde969bc01b4
8f31d78f14802df3
6e28ad17
ba6570c047aba397
cd11b2e6c23d67a7
Yes 03.01.0000
.0146
03.01.0000
.0146
Hong Kong
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  • 4 items per page
  • 8 items per page
  • 16 items per page
  • 32 items per page
 

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