How to Remove “cpfupdateutil.exe”

What is cpfupdateutil.exe?

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

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

Affected Platforms: Windows OS

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

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

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

Exclusive Offer
Get Free Endpoint Protection
Get Advanced

Award-Winning Security to Protect Your Clients from Cyber Attacks

Comodo Internet Security Pro

Antivirus Protection protection from hackers! Get the ultimate Antivirus solution to keep your PC clean and to remove viruses from a slow or infected PC. Improve the PC performance at home or use it on-the-go!

Get Comodo Internet Security Comodo Internet Security