How to Remove “cscapturesound.exe”

What is cscapturesound.exe?

cscapturesound.exe is a legitimate file. This process is known as Microsoft DirectX SDK Sample. It belongs to DirectX SDK and was developed by Microsoft Corporation. It is commonly stored in C:\Documents and Settings.

Malware programmers or cybercriminals write different types of malicious programs and name them as cscapturesound.exe to spread virus.

Affected Platforms: Windows OS

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

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

  • Unstable internet connection
  • cscapturesound.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 cscapturesound.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:\Documents and Settings, perform an antivirus scan to get rid of the malware.

How to remove cscapturesound.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 cscapturesound.exe malware from your computer including all other malwares!

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First Seen: 19 March 2009 at 6:29 am
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