How to Remove “cooltips.exe”

What is cooltips.exe?

cooltips.exe is a legitimate process file popularly known as cooltips.exe. It belongs to cool Edit Pro, developed by Syntrillium software Corporation. It is located in C:\Program files by default.

Malware programmers write virus files with malicious scripts and save them as cooltips.exe with an intention to spread virus on the internet.

Affected Platforms: Windows OS

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

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

  • Unstable internet connection
  • cooltips.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 cooltips.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 cooltips.exe malware from system using Comodo Antivirus?

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

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

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Malware Entries

First Seen: 02 August 2009 at 3:01 pm
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Malware
Name
Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
Malware Behavior
1 Syntrillium Software Corporation Executable 012dfbb4e87d5e37
60ea58bc979aca47
90398f4a
079c1a151b6bd8f9
9ae0059dea586ed8
MalCrypt.Ind
us!
No 2.1.3097.0 2.1 Romania N/A
2 Syntrillium Software Corporation Executable 93064e4e0b40fdd3
52e93be80f51709d
8b210364
88cb8790eeef165b
d5aae873af096730
Virus.Win32.
Sality.gen
No 1, 0, 0, 2 1, 0, 0, 2 Poland N/A
3 Syntrillium Software Corporation Executable efe2fe9e0ce42247
045e81dc24aac47a
2d5a771d
857a05aaab8cab06
1c47a65eb68e7fe3
Unclassified
Malware
No 2.00.2095.
0
2.00 South Africa N/A
4 Syntrillium Software Corporation Executable 824aeea5352bd4ab
12a9805e723817a8
431e4aa9
332b8764686c1704
5de24900f9656149
Virus.Win32.
Alman.A
No 2.1.3097.0 2.1 India N/A
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Safe Entries

First Seen: 07 October 2008 at 5:26 pm
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
1 Syntrillium Software Corporation Executable 4fdf6fb16ea0c826
a1e5b4d67e186282
fcde0272
045338df1b034912
f7e13a0f5dbb49ea
No 1, 0, 0, 2 1, 0, 0, 2 Internal Submission
2 Syntrillium Software Corporation Executable 3bf1193e70283ea0
de29b00c56d20e7f
162c3abb
2e4d9b26ea354894
82b2b8f938c49932
No 2.00.2095.
0
2.00 United States
3 N/A Executable 8104af45770d2ec3
22f24f30db9d1a9f
108e1390
cbd803be056fde06
7e124b210f0fb7d6
No N/A N/A Spain
4 Syntrillium Software Corporation Executable 8d3a847f85d16f30
32c4f5108731b13e
10e038d0
fc3365e8c1f9e695
2cdc0e78164cb88c
No 2.00.2095.
0
2.00 Internal Submission
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