How to Remove “coolpdf.exe”

What is coolpdf.exe?

coolpdf.exe is a legitimate file. This process is known as CoolPDF Setup. It was developed by CoolPDF software, Inc. It is commonly stored in C:\users\{user}\downloads\coolpdf.exe. Malware programmers or cybercriminals write different types of malicious programs and name them as coolpdf.exe to spread virus.

Affected Platform: Windows OS

How to detect whether your system is affected by coolpdf.exe?

Viruses can easily affect and corrupt “.exe” files causing several system malfunctions. Below are the symptoms to check if your system is infected with the malware:

  • Problem during computer start-up.
  • Problem during program start-up.
  • Errors while running specific functions.
  • Damaged and missing link files.
  • Conflict in the process.
  • Missing or corrupted driver files.
  • Invalid Windows registry.
  • Hardware malfunction.

To further establish the infection of malware, take the following steps:

  • Go to Task Manager by pressing the combination of keys CTRL+ALT+DEL.
  • Go to the process tab and right-click on the coolpdf.exe file and open its location.

If the file is located outside C:\users\{user}\downloads\coolpdf.exe, then you should perform an antivirus scan to get rid of the malware infection.

How does Comodo Antivirus help you to protect your system from coolpdf.exe malware?

Comodo Antivirus protects your system from malware attacks and also removes any existing infections. Following are the steps to effectively purge out the coolpdf.exe malware from your system.

Step 1: Download and install Comodo 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.

Step 5: Wait until the Comodo Internet Security updates the antivirus.

Step 6: Initiate a quick scan that instantly begins after the update.

Step 7: If the system is infected with coolpdf.exe malware or any other threats, you will be prompted with an alert screen upon scanning.

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

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Malware Entries

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Safe Entries

First Seen: 18 November 2008 at 6:18 pm
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
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1 CoolPDF, Inc. Executable 6302ec9eecf8992d
16b808a1851c039f
4ec71365
f7a768a782290563
cc41a8fdf882ca4d
No N/A N/A Internal Submission
2 N/A Executable 444d222da346757d
35c1987f6b656a34
8f968c70
6edc49640581486e
76e7d7b9e1481adf
No N/A N/A Internal Submission
3 CoolPDF Software, Inc. Executable 5c59cec8afa17665
628385eb9fdf7eb3
8bc650e2
cb7eab1473387482
0aa26bedf020e9d9
No 2.0.1.892 N/A Internal Submission
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  • 32 items per page
 
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