How to Remove “cpf.exe”

What is cpf.exe?

cpf.exe is a legitimate process file popularly known as COMODO Firewall Pro. It belongs to COMODO Firewall Pro product, developed by COMODO. It is located in C:\Program Files by default.

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

Affected Platforms: Windows OS

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

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

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

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Malware Entries

First Seen: 04 July 2008 at 1:17 pm
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Malware
Name
Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
Malware Behavior
1 COMODO Executable 1260d66a61999e5e
13bbf73df843296c
46b3c262
N/A Virus.Win32.
Sality.gen
No 2.4.0.58 2.4.0.0 Russian Federation N/A
2 Setup Executable ee5ec9cffb59790d
553f5a3394ad5808
e1e37446
6223a19e77e3b9b4
f633e8863ee1cf40
ApplicUnwnt No 1.0.0.1 1.0.0.1 Internal Submission N/A
3 COMODO Executable 48b0b5fef97e8405
493cf5f285963d3e
22a7192c
N/A Virus.Win32.
Sality.gen
No 2.4.0.58 2.4.0.0 Morocco N/A
4 N/A Executable a086840352e07c41
f4587f2c6af7b29e
7ef831e1
a84d5bc892e7f990
b60de1e812a57bb4
ApplicUnwnt No N/A N/A Internal Submission N/A
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Safe Entries

First Seen: 04 June 2008 at 5:31 am
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
1 N/A Executable aa8b1e506a175b50
b1c0843afaedf08e
b44c37f2
0d07af0de0e72332
6207c454f41a5a40
No N/A N/A 10.224.21.41/32
2 N/A Executable aa8b1e506a175b50
b1c0843afaedf08e
b44c37f2
0d07af0de0e72332
6207c454f41a5a40
No N/A N/A 10.224.1.115/32
3 COMODO Executable 84b101fe42b104f0
030b28d0c96eb449
b8d4a988
N/A Yes 2.4.0.58 2.4.0.0 Finland
4 N/A Executable aa8b1e506a175b50
b1c0843afaedf08e
b44c37f2
0d07af0de0e72332
6207c454f41a5a40
No N/A N/A United States
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