How to Remove “copernicdesktopsearch.exe”

What is copernicdesktopsearch.exe?

copernicdesktopsearch.exe is a legitimate executable file developed by Copernic Technologies. This process is known as Copernic Desktop Search and it belongs to Copernic Desktop Search. It is commonly stored in C:\Program Files.

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

Affected Platforms: Windows OS

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

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

  • Unstable internet connection
  • copernicdesktopsearch.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 copernicdesktopsearch.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 copernicdesktopsearch.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 copernicdesktopsearch.exe malware from your computer including all other malwares!

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Malware Entries

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Safe Entries

First Seen: 09 September 2008 at 9:04 am
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
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1 Copernic Technologies Inc. Executable c7a2db42c591080f
c9ba1c2971721f67
a36f1489
437c9709f7d7effa
608c3560312fdf75
Yes 1.6.0.740 DESKTOPSEA
RCH 1.6
ENG
New Zealand
2 www.xdowns.com Executable feb2deb8541b7c0e
04cbd86203bfa8c3
de6c36fd
a0c7023c3079607b
035835bb37182864
No 1.6.1.783 DESKTOPSEA
RCH 1.61
ENG
Internal Submission
3 Copernic Technologies Inc. Executable 581292addd8ca865
cedcec9f8d5475e2
aa065713
8739797bc1c109d1
4acc79b3616cc43f
Yes 1.7.0.977 DESKTOPSEA
RCH 1.70
ENG
United States
4 Copernic Technologies Inc. Executable 7d031fc65b85df68
5e1b98ac61fa7b04
6c3f49b3
N/A No 1.7.0.971 1.7.0.971 India
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