How to Remove “cmcontrol.exe”

What is cmcontrol.exe?

cmcontrol.exe is a legitimate file process developed by Autodesk, Inc. This process is known as AutoCAD Component and it belongs to AutoCAD. You can locate the file in C:\Program Files. The virus is created by malware authors and is named after cmcontrol.exe file.

Affected Platforms: Windows OS

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

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

  • Unstable internet connection
  • cmcontrol.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 cmcontrol.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 cmcontrol.exe malware from your computer including all other malwares!

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Malware Entries

First Seen: 16 June 2009 at 11:31 pm
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Malware
Name
Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
Malware Behavior
1 Autodesk, Inc. Executable 901f0a71b5f1fdb4
8f6ae4f7042975c2
532f0dc3
3791b45480503386
ab51d92ea524424f
Virus.Win32.
Sality.gen
No 17.1.51.0 17.1.51.0 Egypt N/A
2 Autodesk, Inc. Executable 250dec76f895c97d
2db4638b34c319bf
cb315ab3
f07642880443500e
2a1c09134b49d970
TrojWare.Win
32.Patched.Q
Yes 17.0.54.0 17.0.54.0 Brazil N/A
3 Autodesk, Inc. Executable 8e0ec11e8a274945
f5fa7c4aa96d887d
b1f55670
ade449e975064632
df8c15deb32e2658
Virus.Win32.
Sality.gen
No 16.1.63.0 16.1.63.0 Greece N/A
4 Autodesk, Inc. Executable e0c2ec642bbe7652
4e7275b15afeb572
a871d9da
b22669d213f49a1c
37bdd90c857db8f6
Virus.Win32.
Sality.gen
No 17.1.51.0 17.1.51.0 Indonesia N/A
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Safe Entries

First Seen: 12 June 2008 at 2:05 pm
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
1 Autodesk, Inc. Executable f94fbc736b01008d
b4a70b655c28a8ba
50459d14
30342c08e7963b95
f1f086e6cfedf5ab
Yes 17.1.51.0 17.1.51.0 United States
2 Autodesk, Inc. Executable 8834a1b9569eb976
b5ac1adab42e2f03
c22a8e73
0a73ff4558a25a86
83be54f49cbf4692
Yes 20.1.49.0.
0
20.1.49.0.
0
Portugal
3 Autodesk, Inc. Executable 83306c6ed028dbfe
d182ba2094f56eac
4a4d13be
2041decb2661b36b
3357cd7ce68f47c2
Yes 17.2.56.0 17.2.56.0 United States
4 Autodesk, Inc. Executable 88a80f6739183400
830f0c58e3418d95
3a8c5150
c9020d6060a5e035
a5413b8093dc4b92
Yes 18.0.55.0.
0
18.0.55.0.
0
Internal Submission
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