How to Remove “cookiepatrol.exe”

What is cookiepatrol.exe?

cookiepatrol.exe is a legitimate file. This process is known as CookiePatrol Application. It belongs to PestPatrol and was developed by Computer Associates, Inc. It is commonly stored in C:\Program Files.

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

Affected Platform: Windows OS

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

Keep an eye for the following symptoms to check if your PC is infected with cookiepatrol.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 cookiepatrol.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 cookiepatrol.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 cookiepatrol.exe malware using CCE, follow the steps mentioned below:

Step 1: Download the CCE suite.

Step 2: To start the application, double-click on the CCE.exe file.

Step 3: It then probes the antivirus to initiate a full system scan to identify and remove any existing malicious files.

Step 4: If threats are found during the scanning, you will be prompted with an alert screen.

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

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Malware Entries

First Seen: 16 September 2010 at 4:27 pm
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Version
Product
Version
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32.Powp.C
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Safe Entries

First Seen: 09 March 2010 at 12:38 pm
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
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1 N/A Executable fd286f8b13dfafd0
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No N/A N/A Canada
2 Computer Associates International Executable 9af2b1d8885fc59c
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3 Computer Associates International Executable 9af2b1d8885fc59c
50dabfb0409b64e5
c778c6d6
5a4f817b49902b9e
4deef845c5e8ea7d
No 4, 4, 4,
82
4, 4, 4, 0 United States
4 N/A Executable fd286f8b13dfafd0
b8a3629275f07e9b
5f2da143
bd0110a00ed856ad
4601c20f82def09c
No N/A N/A United States
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