How to Remove “cprofile.exe”

What is cprofile.exe?

Originally developed by Microsoft Corporation, cprofile.exe is a legitimate file process. This process is known as Clean Profile Utility and it belongs to Windows Operating Sytem. It is located in C:\Program Files by default.

cprofile.exe virus is created when malware authors write virus files and name them after cprofile.exe with an aim to spread virus on the internet.

Affected Platform: Windows OS

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

Keep an eye for the following symptoms to check if your PC is infected with cprofile.exe malware:

  • Unstable internet connection
  • Browser redirects to unwanted websites
  • PC performance slows down
  • Browser is bombarded with hordes of popup ads
  • System screen freezes repeatedly

If you find any of the above mentioned symptoms, take the following steps to be sure about the malware infection:

1) Press CTRL+ALT+DEL keys to open Task Manager.

2) Go to the process tab and right-click on the cprofile.exe file and open its location.

If the file is located outside C:\Program Files, then you should take measures to get rid of the malware.

How to remove cprofile.exe malware from system with Comodo Cleaning Essentials?

Comodo Cleaning Essentials (CCE) incorporates antivirus software with unique features like auto-sandboxing to identify and obstruct every suspicious process running on an endpoint with a single click. To remove cprofile.exe malware using CCE, follow the steps mentioned below:

Step 1: Download the CCE suite.

Step 2: To start the application, double-click on the CCE.exe file.

Step 3: It then probes the antivirus to initiate a full system scan to identify and remove any existing malicious files.

Step 4: If threats are found during the scanning, you will be prompted with an alert screen.

Step 5: Comodo Cleaning Essentials will remove cprofile.exe malware from your computer including all other malwares!

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Malware Entries

First Seen: 01 September 2008 at 2:30 am
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Malware
Name
Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
Malware Behavior
1 Microsoft Corporation Executable 94158c0c54406a14
d23c9fef6c2a00ba
61957892
N/A Virus.Win32.
Virut.q
No 5.1.2600.0
(xpclient.
010817-114
8)
5.1.2600.0 Brazil N/A
2 Корпорация Майкрософт Executable fcc63f1973fae585
864a95bbb8296bca
1c4d602e
84531b866a928c16
6dffb28f4de7076b
Virus.Win32.
Expiro.R0
No 5.1.2600.0
(xpclient.
010817-114
8)
5.1.2600.0 Ukraine N/A
3 Microsoft Corporation Executable ad5faad0b7a4de13
2e9cde1254208967
3bcf686d
f528ccc8613313ba
32773333b6d82864
Virus.Win32.
Virut.AV
No 5.1.2600.0
(xpclient.
010817-114
8)
5.1.2600.0 Hungary N/A
4 Microsoft Corporation Executable a35b5fd3362caee2
ec8696ca231e580e
ea8bf8b6
062eb8fb30d731d8
500b9109325a9752
Virus.Win32.
Virut.CE
No 5.1.2600.0
(xpclient.
010817-114
8)
5.1.2600.0 Pakistan N/A
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Safe Entries

First Seen: 04 June 2008 at 5:52 pm
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
1 Microsoft Corporation Executable 03d641b28cabc8a9
f2cdd61995384c6e
3cdd8f20
2401c628aae4d0dc
f4ab25f34984a3f1
No 5.00.2134.
1
5.00.2134.
1
Internal Submission
2 Microsoft Corporation Executable c0e909e4c9fe4058
267638fbf31f1e5e
3080ec3b
57c672fca15e51a9
89cec37b6f4e93d7
No 5.1.2600.0
(xpclient.
010817-114
8)
5.1.2600.0 Taiwan
3 N/A Executable 639442e690a30872
1092ec57d69d9b99
3873c232
91ab37578cb77c41
b97c41eddd85629b
No N/A N/A 10.0.17.131/32
4 Microsoft Corporation Executable 3af53c95faf695c7
600550614dda100d
9f7714d9
b1e4146fa1860244
aac749194366a3c3
No 5.2.3790.1
830
(srv03_sp1
_rtm.05032
4-1447)
5.2.3790.1
830
Internal Submission
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