How to Remove “comm.exe”

What is comm.exe?


Originally developed by unknown, comm.exe is a legitimate file process and also called as Comm: compare two sorted files line by line that is associated with software CoreUtils. It is located in C:\Program Files by default.

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

Affected Platform: Windows OS

How to check if your computer is infected with comm.exe malware?


If your system is affected by comm.exe malware, you will notice one or the several below symptoms:

  • comm.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 comm.exe malware from system using Comodo Cleaning Essentials?

You can either choose to remove comm.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: 06 April 2018 at 6:48 am
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Malware
Name
Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
Malware Behavior
1 N/A Executable 7fb42bb503e93cdf
bf8cd0aa0695c117
c88ed035
66ec5d93dee6dc00
0a1ae8667231078b
Virus.Win32.
Sality.gen
No N/A N/A Brazil N/A
2 N/A Executable d71502aaaadfb319
2c0fd25fdcc314d3
6c15b484
f339de313623d0ee
f96d55f92ccc5a9c
Unclassified
Malware
No N/A N/A China N/A
3 C.I.S. Executable 238d345054df9cce
6b6ed45683dc3639
73a83760
040a7de406434bc2
a90e3f62239f6a5d
Unclassified
Malware
No 6.37 6.37 United States N/A
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22

Safe Entries

First Seen: 19 August 2008 at 1:49 am
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
1 N/A Executable 24423fb07d6ef879
ed5148b7d63ed339
7cf8dcc0
8ac0360ddef35cfd
52f95adf68892d2c
No N/A N/A United States
2 N/A Executable cec792e34414f92c
120fcb392fbbf640
a6a74f3e
ed8cbcf9669366c0
da30c476689906a3
No N/A N/A 10.224.25.45/32
3 N/A Executable 83c2c7a6292ef1cf
4154dc4e5fbd5746
9acaa4bd
8146f5d3991675a6
07e8ce822cf0caa4
No N/A N/A 10.108.51.155/32
4 Mortice Kern Systems Inc. Executable e7e8b7f0c9ba911f
0c3251705cad4398
f3f98bd0
fcc4cd1aff7b94bd
8001752eadd3f2f4
No 6.1 build
209
6.1 build
209
United States
Display 4 items per page
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  • 8 items per page
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  • 32 items per page
 
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