How to Remove “cvpack.exe”

What is cvpack.exe?

Originally developed by Microsoft Corporation, cvpack.exe is a legitimate file process. This process is known as Microsoft Debugging Information Compactor and it belongs to Microsoft Visual Studio. It is located in C:\Program Files by default.

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

Affected Platforms: Windows OS

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

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

  • Unstable internet connection
  • cvpack.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 cvpack.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 cvpack.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 cvpack.exe malware from your computer including all other malwares!

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Malware Entries

First Seen: 21 July 2012 at 2:49 pm
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Malware
Name
Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
Malware Behavior
1 Microsoft Corporation Executable c61a57d8d2d0b770
58899435c0d37802
f7108c94
b83e12d40d7a7513
4a1a4470b58561e1
Virus.Win32.
Sality.gen
No 6.00.8168.
0
6.00.8168.
0
India N/A
2 Microsoft Corporation Executable ef23015c35a2636a
87060ab26cfe5aa2
e03968d2
f919605bd781da7f
e15a4ea8c5dc4825
Virus.Win32.
Sality.gen
No 6.00.8168.
0
6.00.8168.
0
India N/A
3 Microsoft Corporation Executable 4980397dd256821c
64ba8bdcbf7207fe
d308dd5a
690b697c41793f8d
432a28556a631600
Virus.Win32.
Virut.CE
No 6.00.8168.
0
6.00.8168.
0
Korea, Republic of N/A
4 N/A Executable d8a6c60c07b9d041
14c6a44368751cf2
1a598ed9
0a0e2c24edd40b49
514dea11ef32e893
TrojWare.Win
32.Patched.P
No N/A N/A United States N/A
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Safe Entries

First Seen: 28 July 2008 at 4:05 pm
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
1 N/A Executable b8d0052f1ec32af0
831033e7d3b7a87c
69bd5a9c
0982c2019bd5a88d
e96cdf93d4b586cc
No N/A N/A United States
2 N/A Executable d06d629d6660205e
bca1f5eb114e502c
464dba7f
39f0c73377af6c47
9eddf7e9160358f6
No N/A N/A 10.224.1.116/32
3 Microsoft Corporation Executable 06969ca1f09d8654
b9ec81a54f308913
2c865687
e57b3be4e75e61e3
98b807b44c56adf4
No 4.29.6038 4.10.6038 Internal Submission
4 Microsoft Corporation Executable 7b283db25d10e0e1
5ea243b61f26aafe
c6c311ea
d091d1b674a87d07
4ebe1ff7ccd960ea
No 4.28.5270 4.00.5270 United States
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