How to Remove “connectionpooling.exe”

What is connectionpooling.exe?

connectionpooling.exe is a legitimate executable file developed by Microsoft Corporation. This process is known as connectionpooling.exe and it belongs to Microsoft QuickStart Tutorials. It is commonly stored in C:\Program Files.

Cybercriminals find a way out to mimic malicious programs in the name of connectionpooling.exe to spread malware infection.

Affected Platforms: Windows OS

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

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

  • Unstable internet connection
  • connectionpooling.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 connectionpooling.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.

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

Step 1: Download our award-winning Free Antivirus

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

Step 3: Select Customize Configuration option and arrange installers, configuration, and file location.

Step 4: Restart your PC after the installation gets over

Step 5: Wait for Comodo Internet Security to update the antivirus.

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

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

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

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Malware Entries

First Seen: 24 September 2008 at 5:37 pm
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Malware
Name
Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
Malware Behavior
1 Microsoft Corporation Executable c8a556874011c5dd
2b9f7cd135a51f8f
c2ec338a
N/A Virus.Win32.
Virut.n
No 1.1.0.0 1.1.0.0 India N/A
2 Microsoft Corporation Executable 03033d8dd0f9f7c6
e9341bd44cfcbe14
5e25e73a
N/A Virus.Win32.
Virut.q
No 1.1.0.0 1.1.0.0 India N/A
3 Microsoft Corporation Executable 8548eb82e977a6ef
ad2cb1c4e6ba373d
10d4fe9c
2e360b138ec5e796
216f3ee6fa3305ab
Virus.Win32.
Qvod.~Gen
No 1.1.0.0 1.1.0.0 China N/A
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Safe Entries

First Seen: 15 August 2008 at 7:01 am
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
1 N/A Executable 5d0254a132197ef5
1b8a8fb56af57d7e
96013edb
e387c662743c599c
7054368c2a0e1c5a
No N/A N/A United States
2 N/A Executable 89ae458a7850d982
255a09cb0c2b3d8c
772277de
N/A No 1.0.0.0 1.0.0.0 United Kingdom
3 Microsoft Corporation Executable 250893c3b5f5fc56
e297e758764dafca
427df2d9
5d8697d87367aded
7e35cad784db4206
No 1.1.0.0 1.1.0.0 Internal Submission
4 N/A Executable 5d0254a132197ef5
1b8a8fb56af57d7e
96013edb
e387c662743c599c
7054368c2a0e1c5a
No N/A N/A Internal Submission
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