How to Remove “cordbg.exe”

What is cordbg.exe?


Originally developed by Microsoft Corporation, cordbg.exe is a legitimate file process and also called as cordbg that is associated with Microsoft Visual Studio. It is located in C:\Program Files by default.

cordbg.exe virus is created when malware authors write virus files and name them after cordbg.exe with an aim to spread virus on the internet.


Affected Platform: Windows OS


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


If your system is affected by cordbg.exe malware, you will notice one or the several below symptoms:
cordbg.exe occupies an unusually large CPU memory

  • Erratic internet connection
  • Your browser is bombarded with annoying popup ads
  • Computer screen freezes
  • PC's processing speed suffers
  • You are redirected to unknown websites


To pinpoint the virus file location, take the following steps:

Step 1: Press CTRL+ALT+DEL keys at once to open Task Manager.

Step 2: If you notice the file located outside C:\Program Files you should run an antivirus scan to get rid of the malware.

How to remove cordbg.exe malware from system using Comodo Cleaning Essentials?

You can either choose to remove cordbg.exe and other malwares using Comodo Antivirus, or Comodo Cleaning Essentials (CCE) – both of which are absolutely free to download! CCE is a set of computer security tools designed to help you identify and remove malwares and unsafe processes from an infected computer.

To remove malwares using CCE, take the following steps:

1. Check the system requirements and download the feature-rich CCE suite for free.

2. After installation, choose the type of scan you want to perform. CCE offers 3 scan options to get rid of malwares from a PC:

  • Smart Scan: Does a scan on critical areas of your system.
  • Full Scan: Does a complete scan of your system.
  • Custom Scan: Does a scan only on selected items.

The process to initiate the above mentioned scans are self-explanatory and thus, easy-to-use. 
Additionally, it's recommended that you approve of any updates that the CCE will prompt you about to ensure it does a better job of identifying all the latest threats.

3. Click 'Next' to view the results.
Regardless of the type of scan you choose, the results will sometimes show false positive (flagging files that are actually safe), which has to be ignored. Only select the files you want to get rid of.

4. Click 'Apply' to apply the selected operations to the threats. The selected operations will be applied.

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Malware Entries

First Seen: 26 September 2008 at 5:43 am
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Malware
Name
Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
Malware Behavior
1 Microsoft Corporation Executable 37c231864c81674c
1a06ec2f767a9973
7c199d8c
a46041fe75dbf1ea
16b829d9c7bd8ce4
Virus.Win32.
Virut.Ce
No 2.0.50727.
42
(RTM.05072
7-4200)
2.0.50727.
42
Indonesia N/A
2 Microsoft Corporation Executable 5b81f56825313d6a
29b8dcb64ac9a0e9
44371079
ad3903e3b047998d
d3340d566e23ac19
Virus.Win32.
Alman.A
No 2.0.50727.
42
(RTM.05072
7-4200)
2.0.50727.
42
China N/A
3 Microsoft Corporation Executable 122ae8caeb24d126
7b7e9408a5ff035b
0234835c
5fd75a8987bd5477
d073535cf8f6b743
Virus.Win32.
Sality.gen
No 1.1.4322.5
73
1.1.4322.5
73
Brazil N/A
4 Microsoft Corporation Executable bc5f7751fb7af0cc
936f2b2f5e0554bd
a9aaac31
712fa4bc781ef70d
bc8662d2db295037
Virus.Win32.
Nimnul.C
No 2.0.50727.
42
(RTM.05072
7-4200)
2.0.50727.
42
10.224.1.51/32 N/A
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Safe Entries

First Seen: 02 December 2008 at 7:10 pm
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
1 Microsoft Corporation Executable 8a812ac00b9fb9e0
8b565d8ee2697952
4ea3cb18
f6da1e9507d4b1b0
c23578ff3401bb5f
Yes 3.5.21022.
8
(RTM.02102
2-0800)
3.5.21022.
8
Internal Submission
2 Microsoft Corporation Executable 66f5d05480a49dec
d2f128f4c3ccd10b
1410b552
f1b1fb55d4fc15f1
83a47415e7618644
No 1.1.4322.5
73
1.1.4322.5
73
Internal Submission
3 N/A Executable 243c0da430a0b4e3
d3ad9e073fc0eb2d
9b073666
218a801bfbc8e976
d421a501916aa231
No N/A N/A India
4 Microsoft Corporation Executable 66f5d05480a49dec
d2f128f4c3ccd10b
1410b552
f1b1fb55d4fc15f1
83a47415e7618644
No 1.1.4322.5
73
1.1.4322.5
73
United States
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