How to Remove “conduit.exe”

What is conduit.exe?

conduit.exe is a legitimate file. This process is known as Conduit and belongs to Symantec Brightmail AntiSpam and was developed by Symantec. It is commonly stored in C:\Program files The malware programmers or cyber criminals write different types of malicious programs and name it as conduit.exe  to damage the software and hardware.

Affected Platform: Windows OS

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

Malicious authors try to infect the systems with different types of malicious programs. Each form of malicious software is designed to infect the system that creates different issues and impact on the system. One can notice the following changes once the system is infected with conduit.exe malware

  • If the internet connection fluctuation is high 
  • If the conduit.exe file is taking more of your CPU memory 
  • If the system performance is very low
  • If the system is redirected to some strange websites 
  • If the system is getting some annoying popup ads 
  • If the system freezes quiet often
  • If it invites other malware to infect and damage the system and exploits the same to collect the user private informaton

When one of these happens then you can be sure that your system is infected with setup.exe  malware. To confirm that go to task manager by pressing the combination of keys ctrl+alt+del and go to the process tab and right click on the conduit.exe  and open the location, if the location is subfolder C:\Program files files then the system is not affected by conduit.exe, if the location is somewhere else then the system is affected by conduit.exe  malware.

How to remove conduit.exe malware from system using Comodo Antivirus?

Ideally, replacing the existing conduit.exe file on your computer with a different version procured from the Internet is advisable. To remove the file using Comodo's trusted and effective antivirus software, follow the steps below:

Step 1: Download our award-winning Comodo Free Antivirus.

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

Step 3: After network detection is complete, press “Close” button for a scan window.

Step 4: Restart your PC.

Step 5: It will take some time for the Comodo Internet Security to update the antivirus.

Step 6: Proceed with a quick scan that automatically begins after the update.

Step 7: If threats are found during the scanning, you will be prompted with an alert screen.

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

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Malware Entries

First Seen: 01 April 2010 at 4:28 pm
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Malware
Name
Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
Malware Behavior
1 Conduit Executable e8f38d5b56a8645f
9909c75bf9f6028c
c5060e84
415cabc1a2a8a2a5
b5e991590133eb3d
ApplicUnwnt Yes 6.2.4.1 N/A Canada N/A
2 Conduit Executable c4420c6e94b8caac
cb3811384280d8a9
3cb0a37d
9fb9d49c2db7edd1
084ab765d619f5c6
Application.
Win32.Condui
t.~A
Yes 1.1.1.0 N/A France N/A
3 N/A Executable 6bc8a25b90d036d3
d3c95c837348b94a
fcc4acb4
dbb1840cfd264cf7
9f922e32c6806e68
Win32.Viking
.CH~clean
No N/A N/A Poland N/A
4 N/A Executable d430336d3661c80f
56b8f5ff5c8d77ca
977f175d
90d3c2711824efaa
84dc07eb84a26bc9
Virus.Win32.
Virut.CE
No N/A N/A United Arab Emirates N/A
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Safe Entries

First Seen: 30 April 2009 at 11:10 am
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
1 N/A Executable f1108582d64ddbae
65e023cc3a2566cc
9aca73c6
57e8bf205af341ad
e9f1825187d5de00
No N/A N/A Denmark
2 N/A Executable f1108582d64ddbae
65e023cc3a2566cc
9aca73c6
57e8bf205af341ad
e9f1825187d5de00
No N/A N/A Finland
3 Symantec Corporation Executable 29140b55fd5567d7
a85fab891e63c3b3
3da6189d
28004982010b02dd
e72773e7ca5de148
No 6, 1, 0, 1 6, 1, 0, 0 United States
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