How to Remove “cpfsubmit.exe”

What is cpfsubmit.exe?

cpfsubmit.exe is a legitimate executable file developed by COMODO. This process is known as cpfsubmit.exe and it belongs to Comodo Firewall Pro. It is commonly stored in C:\Program Files.

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

Affected Platform: Windows OS

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

If your system is affected by cpfsubmit.exe malware, you will notice one or several of the symptoms below:

  • cpfsubmit.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 cpfsubmit.exe malware from system using Comodo Cleaning Essentials?

You can either choose to remove cpfsubmit.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.


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: 14 December 2009 at 2:13 pm
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Malware
Name
Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
Malware Behavior
1 COMODO Executable 3dc9318b0f95ec4e
b33a1a86acef1a25
a838235c
71cf52b7b3e81e1f
37a7bcf08bccf903
Virus.Win32.
Sality.gen
No 2.4.0.10 2.4.0.0 Russian Federation N/A
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Safe Entries

First Seen: 16 April 2008 at 12:59 pm
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
1 N/A Executable ef3efbeaf2fa4243
f51519bb3a97b4cc
576cd18e
80d8ad88307e86e1
7827d370aa8c041b
No N/A N/A Australia
2 COMODO Executable 223250b387c9081b
4f91b2edd0fe281f
41b7c6cb
2fef88af8f31ff0f
23b07bf032913bd9
No 2.4.0.10 2.4.0.0 Czech Republic
3 N/A Executable 123cf6e39151b72d
edab14ce52daf58f
b1a9f61a
N/A No N/A N/A United Kingdom
4 COMODO Executable ede9bf8ad119fa38
3f2739e7ef89256e
3f6d2d11
c1ee71fca5487fe4
f94ec4e2a695d515
No 2.4.0.9 2.4.0.0 Internal Submission
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