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?

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

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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 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 3c868563b39f41af
26defb094069cd45
add9f052
749f0a45bfcd8957
40c1f2f99bfc0ec2
Virus.Win32.
Sality.gen
No 6.00.8168.
0
6.00.8168.
0
151.244.162.82/32 N/A
2 Microsoft Corporation Executable f7ec83ca599f18e8
1156b7b1888390a0
6d6c715a
8638f0a35d6882b6
a7dc1339d7a56473
Virus.Win32.
Sality.gen
No 6.00.8168.
0
6.00.8168.
0
Bahrain N/A
3 Microsoft Corporation Executable 18514fb54afd45be
af9c4a8eea59b750
e7babfcf
6e01497f2147c978
1330cf72757c4fb8
Virus.Win32.
Sality.gen
No 6.00.8168.
0
6.00.8168.
0
Bahrain N/A
4 Microsoft Corporation Executable c61a57d8d2d0b770
58899435c0d37802
f7108c94
b83e12d40d7a7513
4a1a4470b58561e1
Virus.Win32.
Sality.gen
No 6.00.8168.
0
6.00.8168.
0
India 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 90ca1ddb2f5fe068
b5edd314737b3697
afef4025
a9261d6ef0ae5678
588de178c83e5355
No N/A N/A Internal Submission
2 N/A Executable d06d629d6660205e
bca1f5eb114e502c
464dba7f
39f0c73377af6c47
9eddf7e9160358f6
No N/A N/A 10.224.1.116/32
3 Microsoft Corporation Executable 7b283db25d10e0e1
5ea243b61f26aafe
c6c311ea
d091d1b674a87d07
4ebe1ff7ccd960ea
No 4.28.5270 4.00.5270 United States
4 N/A Executable ba8aeff17229b9c2
b1e8c7261d81dae7
030276ad
be3d00695c5e428b
655827c2ee0dc977
No N/A N/A Internal Submission
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