How to Remove “copernicdesktopsearch2.exe”

What is copernicdesktopsearch2.exe?

copernicdesktopsearch2.exe is a legitimate executable file developed by Copernic Technologies, Inc. This process is known as copernicdesktopsearch2.exe and it belongs to Copernic Desktop Search 2. It is commonly stored in C:\Program Files.

Cybercriminals find a way out to mimic malicious programs in the name of copernicdesktopsearch2.exe to spread malware infection.

Affected Platform: Windows OS

How to check if your computer is infected with copernicdesktopsearch2.exe malware?

Keep an eye for the following symptoms to check if your PC is infected with copernicdesktopsearch2.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 copernicdesktopsearch2.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 copernicdesktopsearch2.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 copernicdesktopsearch2.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 copernicdesktopsearch2.exe malware from your computer including all other malwares!

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Malware Entries

First Seen: 19 April 2012 at 10:41 am
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Malware
Name
Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
Malware Behavior
1 Copernic Inc. Executable 4dd16f7a23234118
a986e6e468ff2523
81ad6f38
00995540afee4da7
336c7e22d0e24f2c
TrojWare.Win
32.Patched.P
Yes 2.3.0.0018 2.3.0.0018 Brazil N/A
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Safe Entries

First Seen: 30 August 2008 at 3:01 pm
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
1 Copernic Inc. Executable d329624c3a5d1583
ee6c8abca12371bf
5646f319
0608850973161722
400f9ffc128dae7b
No 2.2.0.0032 2.2.0.0032 Internal Submission
2 Copernic Technologies Inc. Executable ef53d2c7ce218ef9
43208e7125e37193
32e1942a
e794d366186f4f98
65028c430522333d
Yes 2.1.1.3011 2.1.1.3011 Slovakia
3 Copernic Inc. Executable e152a6d79a61259d
c1b554bb5355a271
b4b91f17
N/A No 2.3.0.0030 2.3.0.0030 Brazil
4 Copernic Inc. Executable 55d5d514ff7ca89e
cd60f1d1eabb823f
94a22be7
6ef97b7140d3c043
05427102f2809458
Yes 2.3.0.0030 2.3.0.0030 India
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