How to Remove “cssoundfx.exe”

What is cssoundfx.exe?

cssoundfx.exe is a legitimate file process developed by Microsoft Corporation. This process is known as Microsoft DirectX SDK Sample and it belongs to DirectX SDK. You can locate the file in C:\Program Files. The virus is created by malware authors and is named after cssoundfx.exe file.

Affected Platforms: Windows OS

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

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

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

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Step 7: If threats are found during the scanning, you will be notified through an alert screen.

Step 8: Comodo Antivirus will remove cssoundfx.exe malware from your computer including all other malwares!

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First Seen: 19 March 2009 at 6:28 am
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1 Microsoft Executable 3f915862526c7ce1
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Yes 9.12.589.0 9.12.589.0 Internal Submission
2 Microsoft Executable abe13b7e85d28252
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3 Microsoft Executable 2c681f46600bfc97
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4 N/A Executable 16d6f97133efdd50
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No N/A N/A United Kingdom
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