How to Remove “cpfupdat.exe”

What is cpfupdat.exe?


cpfupdat.exe is a legitimate executable file developed by Comodo Security Solutions, Inc. This process is known as Comodo Firewall Pro Updater Component and it belongs to the Comodo Firewall Pro application. It is commonly stored in C:\Program Files.
Cybercriminals find a way out to mimic malicious programs in the name of cpfupdat.exe to spread malware infection.

Affected Platform: Windows OS


How to detect whether your system is affected by cpfupdat.exe ?


Viruses can easily affect and corrupt “.exe” files causing several system malfunctions. Below are the symptoms to check if your system is infected with the malware:

  • Problem during computer start-up.
  • Problem during program start-up.
  • Errors while running specific functions.
  • Damaged and missing link files.
  • Conflict in the process.
  • Missing or corrupted driver files.
  • Invalid Windows registry.
  • Hardware malfunction.


To further establish the infection of malware, take the following steps:

  • Go to Task Manager by pressing the combination of keys CTRL+ALT+DEL.
  • Go to the process tab and right-click on the cpfupdat.exe file and open its location.

If the file is located outside C:\Program Files folder, then you should perform an antivirus scan to get rid of the malware infection.

How does Comodo Antivirus help you to protect your system from cpfupdat.exe malware?

Comodo Antivirus protects your system from malware attacks and also removes any existing infections. Following are the steps to effectively purge out the cpfupdat.exe malware from your system.

Step 1: Download and install Comodo 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.

Step 5: Wait until the Comodo Internet Security updates the antivirus.

Step 6: Initiate a quick scan that instantly begins after the update.

Step 7: If the system is infected with cpfupdat.exe malware or any other threats, you will be prompted with an alert screen upon scanning.

Step 8: Comodo Antivirus will remove cpfupdat.exe malware from your computer including all other malwares!

 

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Malware Entries

First Seen: 27 June 2008 at 2:17 pm
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Malware
Name
Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
Malware Behavior
1 COMODO Executable e5ed1ba32558becf
9c61697db1023b73
6b286cfd
f0aa127b1ab00b29
1484f34e437aa186
Worm.Win32.M
abezat.b2
No 2.4.0.4 2.4.0.0 South Africa N/A
2 COMODO Executable 01f9c333e7d0fc72
51c5a493de292d77
82924c42
0810d356f2e0be84
bde50d6ce5b7b8d8
Virus.Win32.
Sality.gen
No 2.4.0.4 2.4.0.0 Russian Federation N/A
3 COMODO Executable 7f41e69291672612
4377e39253307bce
471e83cb
N/A Virus.Win32.
Sality.gen
No 2.4.0.4 2.4.0.0 Russian Federation N/A
4 COMODO Executable b8a9974e04ea509d
a80ead960c81a553
f1b8b430
4769f29d96cb9b41
586fa3d9a98d6840
Virus.Win32.
Sality.gen
No 2.4.0.4 2.4.0.0 India N/A
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Safe Entries

First Seen: 17 November 2008 at 2:36 pm
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
1 COMODO Executable 838f3369a6d1bfc8
64819d634eb136dc
cbf05c3e
16ea7dd556d54fe2
c07dbdd15aac1125
No 2.4.0.3 2.4.0.0 Internal Submission
2 COMODO Executable 762c1cc9441b1528
4579de372f8c7d74
b3ace5b6
07da468817d97e7b
dd3aa3ea5925ba20
No 2.4.0.4 2.4.0.0 Brazil
3 COMODO Executable 211bf6fd13b8a72e
10d4371ac51f2bf6
f361084b
329eac99d8f788f9
d385847c5f95750a
No 2.4.0.4 2.4.0.0 Brazil
4 N/A Executable af4d93d36af843ff
d4393a29c2bc5120
1e7e497c
623ffc69f73b4e6e
807ed07b86873f1b
No N/A N/A Russian Federation
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