How to Remove “contactseditor.exe”

What is contactseditor.exe?

contactseditor.exe is a legitimate file. This process is known as contactseditor.exe. It belongs to Nokia Contacts Editor and was developed by Nokia. It is commonly stored in C:\Program files.

Malware programmers or cybercriminals write different types of malicious programs and name them as contactseditor.exe to spread virus.

Affected Platform: Windows OS

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

Keep an eye for the following symptoms to check if your PC is infected with contactseditor.exe malware:

  • Unstable internet connection
  • Browser redirects to unwanted websites
  • PC performance slows down
  • Browser is bombarded with hordes of popup ads
  • System screen freezes repeatedly

If you find any of the above mentioned symptoms, take the following steps to be sure about the malware infection:

1) Press CTRL+ALT+DEL keys to open Task Manager.

2) Go to the process tab and right-click on the contactseditor.exe file and open its location.

If the file is located outside C:\Program files, then you should take measures to get rid of the malware.

How to remove contactseditor.exe malware from system with Comodo Cleaning Essentials?

Comodo Cleaning Essentials (CCE) incorporates antivirus software with unique features like auto-sandboxing to identify and obstruct every suspicious process running on an endpoint with a single click. To remove contactseditor.exe malware using CCE, follow the steps mentioned below:

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Step 5: Comodo Cleaning Essentials will remove contactseditor.exe malware from your computer including all other malwares!

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Malware Entries

First Seen: 02 April 2008 at 11:02 am
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Malware
Name
Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
Malware Behavior
1 N/A Executable cf228813563bc272
7bdc8b801b5d4450
255ca90b
a9e4102e09b60f6b
5f1f1df02e7c3088
Virus.Win32.
Sality.gen
No N/A N/A Nigeria N/A
2 Nokia Executable 124d7d28154448bd
ca30ab6db5a3fa54
6a7c1192
621227b1ea0bb642
3023cf1f2b7edd8e
TrojWare.Win
32.Patched.P
No 6, 82,
100, 2
1,0 Brazil N/A
3 Nokia Executable f5c724be1cb3e1e3
b86610bb562ec63e
365b5178
c53168f9b95ddc01
43dc50e2209ad1a4
Virus.Win32.
Virut.CE
No 6, 85,
113, 1
1,0 Croatia N/A
4 Nokia Executable b5aa9823b03a6064
0e27623a53f398ba
50a0b7c0
N/A Virus.Win32.
Sality.gen
No 6, 86,
129, 4
1,0 India N/A
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40

Safe Entries

First Seen: 04 June 2008 at 4:50 am
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
1 Samsung Executable 2ffe60a435e00d2a
7bbef5fe3d897029
deb8b522
f25d1c1d2420597b
e56c08c9df9d5bdf
No 6, 85,
113, 3
1,0 10.224.1.58/32
2 N/A Executable b0b4f4d9bef82c85
6119ae219f304501
5ebdab47
N/A No 6, 0, 91,
0
1,0 Sweden
3 Nokia Executable 4d44d3b3d00ae947
13bd312cffb9904f
0ffb2992
c0b4efac3aaba65d
ac594883f16cb341
No 6, 83,
100, 9
1,0 United States
4 Nokia Executable 5f57579b9efa9612
ec8aa2c53fd1e086
6d82a1aa
ca1859d97f2298cc
454daeab658d3d50
No 6, 84,
109, 2
1,0 Taiwan
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