How to Remove “cpp.exe”

What is cpp.exe?


cpp.exe is a legitimate process file popularly known as c. 2003. It is associated with Embedded Software Development With eCos developed by Pearson Education, Inc. It is located in C:\Program Files by default.

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

Affected Platforms: Windows OS


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


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

  • Unstable internet connection
  • cpp.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 cpp.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 cpp.exe malware from system using Comodo Antivirus?

Step 1: Download our award-winning Comodo Free Antivirus

Step 2: Installation configuration frames will be displayed. Select the configuration you would like to apply.

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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 cpp.exe malware from your computer including all other malwares!
 

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Malware Entries

First Seen: 14 August 2018 at 1:22 pm
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Name
Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
Malware Behavior
1 N/A Executable 4a14f082eb8bec41
257cb16e916edd84
adc29eb3
5800500ce12e88da
6e427b57feea5fc0
Virus.Win32.
Sality.gen
No N/A N/A Poland N/A
2 N/A Executable 71c5e38352a68ffd
a541f61d2cfcdc7f
05847a55
598f96c96fdf53e1
c5da63d16c444121
Win32.Neshta
.A
No N/A N/A United States N/A
3 N/A Executable b1b9ded62a29a21b
07690b54f272db25
2b9ccc02
a2abbfb9502be75a
28d2e466342ffd34
Packed.Win32
.MUPX.Gen
No N/A N/A Turkey N/A
4 N/A Executable ee389e7310dc44ac
74bd6a2536091a4f
76e73095
29f96124881cb61a
bef8e4bb3862c8ae
Virus.Win32.
Sality.gen
No N/A N/A Europe N/A
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Safe Entries

First Seen: 18 November 2012 at 6:22 pm
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
1 N/A Executable bf43d7a22801b5c2
9078249b957164f3
342ddd8f
57d76e961401f66c
c80bdc2e59a947e5
No N/A N/A Germany
2 N/A Executable c1ac800b6dce7bbd
46fba160e111801c
8bf7a7a9
5cf1b06c0f10e2db
bfb24778ee94eb07
No N/A N/A 10.224.25.45/32
3 N/A Executable 4b400c8064f26917
a028699db3c835fc
c88b21f7
fb893c1c7e649de7
a67412ae17f702e1
No N/A N/A United States
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