How to Remove “cmposfax.exe”

What is cmposfax.exe?

cmposfax.exe is a legitimate executable file developed by Symantec Corporation. The file description is Compose New Fax and it belongs to Symantec WinFax PRO. It is commonly stored in C:\Program Files.

Cybercriminals find a way out to mimic malicious programs as cmposfax.exe; they create these malicious programs and name them cmposfax.exe, using them to spread malware infection.

Affected Platforms: Windows OS

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

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

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

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Malware Entries

First Seen: 08 November 2010 at 10:47 pm
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Malware
Name
Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
Malware Behavior
1 Symantec Corporation Executable 678f1409da9b58b9
97ecb68aa0250c19
9417263f
ec5877a2cfd6d029
c7eb840cb6aaf751
Virus.Win32.
Virut.CE
No 10.00.2000
.0214
10.00 Portugal N/A
2 Symantec Corporation Executable dad939a32c4e14f5
aa508e610b7a6ff8
2ad33e4b
1e2334a7dd676552
403bc8946b940ada
Virus.Win32.
Virut.CE
No 10.00.2000
.0214
10.00 Portugal N/A
3 Symantec Corporation Executable 7a37b0b14bd60d2a
17ab537d2dc4b233
905529c3
4d937eb3760a7f83
e1a19bedff95bcbd
Virus.Win32.
Virut.CE
No 10.00.2000
.0214
10.00 Portugal N/A
4 Symantec Corporation Executable 9c380ea7997a3c91
f6e0ea11149c4cad
63fbc778
f245080cd72cdc2d
221b7981799cda1a
Virus.Win32.
Virut.CE
No 10.00.2000
.0214
10.00 Portugal N/A
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Safe Entries

First Seen: 07 October 2008 at 3:40 pm
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
1 Symantec Corporation Executable 209a5a8615f456d7
8bb06ce1f680599b
61445477
f9abb14eaff55216
e7b9fcc0ccbe3f7e
No 9.02.98.11
28
9.02 Internal Submission
2 Symantec Corporation Executable 2c4bff920992a297
304c22fa7064e908
9bb60544
N/A No 9.02.98.11
28
9.02 Brazil
3 Symantec Corporation Executable 7477bece005a676a
89b5367dbc373b19
99b2143b
89967b4642946eb0
72f50aca84031a4e
No 10.00.2000
.0929
10.00 10.224.1.115/32
4 N/A Executable 82da4641d6b0d991
2ec8df572d64f606
3af62f1c
087982b021c8b32d
82d5e6087d4c89f4
No 1, 0, 0, 1 1, 0, 0, 1 Guatemala
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