How to Remove “cssimpleanimation.exe”

What is cssimpleanimation.exe?

Originally developed by Microsoft Coporation, cssimpleanimation.exe is a legitimate file process. This process is known as Microsoft DirectX SDK Sample and it belongs to DirectX SDK. It is located in C:\Program Files by default.

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

Affected Platform: Windows OS

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

If your system is affected by cssimpleanimation.exe malware, you will notice one or several of the symptoms below:

  • cssimpleanimation.exe occupies an unusually large CPU memory
  • Erratic internet connection
  • Your browser is bombarded with annoying popup ads
  • Computer screen freezes
  • PC's processing speed suffers
  • You are redirected to unknown websites

To pinpoint the virus file location, take the following steps:

Step 1: Press CTRL+ALT+DEL keys at once to open Task Manager.

Step 2: If you notice the file located outside C:\Program Files, you should run an antivirus scan to get rid of the malware.

How to remove cssimpleanimation.exe malware from system using Comodo Cleaning Essentials?

You can either choose to remove cssimpleanimation.exe and other malwares using Comodo Antivirus, or Comodo Cleaning Essentials (CCE) – both of which are absolutely free to download! CCE is a set of computer security tools designed to help you identify and remove malwares and unsafe processes from an infected computer.

To remove malwares using CCE, take the following steps:

1. Check the system requirements and download the feature-rich CCE suite for free.

2. After installation, choose the type of scan you want to perform. CCE offers 3 scan options to get rid of malwares from a PC:

  • Smart Scan: Does a scan on critical areas of your system.
  • Full Scan: Does a complete scan of your system.
  • Custom Scan: Does a scan only on selected items.

The process to initiate the above mentioned scans are self-explanatory and thus, easy-to-use. 
Additionally, it's recommended that you approve of any updates that the CCE will prompt you about to ensure it does a better job of identifying all the latest threats.

3. Click 'Next' to view the results.

Regardless of the type of scan you choose, the results will sometimes show false positive (flagging files that are actually safe), which has to be ignored. Only select the files you want to get rid of.

4. Click 'Apply' to apply the selected operations to the threats. The selected operations will be applied.

0

Malware Entries

No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Malware
Name
Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
Malware Behavior
Display 4 items per page
  • 4 items per page
  • 8 items per page
  • 16 items per page
  • 32 items per page
4

Safe Entries

First Seen: 19 August 2009 at 5:03 am
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
1 Microsoft Executable f7bffdafc3394fb2
2e29dfbb0c05ea43
25e89793
4a0bc13df630df03
94de83fbd1233e70
Yes 9.12.589.0 9.12.589.0 Internal Submission
2 Microsoft Executable ba0e8ec9cf978e4b
0f37057786fa7085
52ba9408
4f22c07d4e8c860b
40ddab718e54afc8
No 9.8.299.0 9.8.299.0 Internal Submission
3 Microsoft Executable a5c900d08b8678f3
04f5261152778460
3d6188c2
10ef8e27a306e64e
3be01ce9dbc0ec1c
No 9.9.376.0 9.9.376.0 Internal Submission
4 Microsoft Executable 0adcee3601b12c45
b1ba68884433301d
08ee010d
e7a33882eab01dcb
c1b8a8284ba53304
No 9.4.91.0 9.4.91.0 Internal Submission
Display 4 items per page
  • 4 items per page
  • 8 items per page
  • 16 items per page
  • 32 items per page
 
Exclusive Offer
Get Free Endpoint Protection
Get Advanced
Endpoint
Protection

Award-Winning Security to Protect Your Clients from Cyber Attacks

Comodo Internet Security Pro

Free Antivirus 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