How to Remove “cycle.exe”

What is cycle.exe?


cycle.exe is a legitimate file. This process is known as IT information life cycle. It belongs to software Tz0 Cycle and was developed by iVirtua Solutions. It is commonly stored in C:\Program Files. Malware programmers or cybercriminals write different types of malicious programs and name it as cycle.exe to spread virus.

Affected Platform: Windows OS


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


Each malware is different and causes unique problems to the system. You will notice one or several of the following symptoms if your system is infected with cycle.exe malware:

  • Internet connection fluctuates
  • cycle.exe file is taking more of your CPU memory 
  • System performance is very low
  • Browser is redirected to some strange websites
  • Interference of annoying popup ads
  • Other malwares infiltrate into the system


To further establish the malware infection, take the following steps:

  • Go to Task Manager by pressing the combination of keys ctrl+alt+del
  • Go to the process tab and right-click on the cycle.exe and open the file location


If the file is located outside C:\Program Files, then it is likely that the system is affected with cycle.exe malware.

How to remove cycle.exe malware from system using Comodo Antivirus?

Ideally, replacing the existing cycle.exe file on your computer with a different version procured from the internet is advisable. To remove the file using Comodo's trusted and effective antivirus software, follow the steps below:

Step 1: Download the award-winning Comodo 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: Once the Installation is Finished, restart your PC.

Step 5: It will take some time for the Comodo Internet Security to update the antivirus.

Step 6: Proceed with a quick scan that automatically begins after the update.

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

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

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Malware Entries

First Seen: 18 August 2008 at 12:54 pm
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Name
Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
Malware Behavior
1 N/A Executable 1392764c108a7274
d8e104652e994e30
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N/A ApplicUnwnt.
Win32.Adware
.IeSearchBar
.e
No N/A N/A Ireland N/A
2 sutro Executable 1f421f283f74eff3
43df2e21f3442a86
48dcc248
a91503a107f73f6f
7a64ecc35b55c352
TrojWare.MSI
L.Dotdo.AY
No 4.6.7.156 4.6.7.156 United States N/A
3 N/A Executable 97ab26b96787b18c
8df8ae10e2a8a98d
5bb9d4d5
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TrojWare.Win
32.Agent.sma
k
No N/A N/A Estonia N/A
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Safe Entries

First Seen: 29 June 2009 at 5:00 pm
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
1 N/A Executable 503491229f0103bc
f463f79cc27037c1
cd80391f
a4b3f01f734534a1
eb421d2ec34722ac
No N/A N/A United States
2 N/A Executable 98271743d4ee7efc
1c2be7c9e9dab1e6
3aa72a2c
440f7a3cd41d1805
09a6051e00a3984f
No N/A N/A Internal Submission
3 N/A Executable 07fc9441f8249e87
52f0689ba89f1f5d
6a4b57a2
4f3d14230e2c466d
f37c4a6da9f32dd7
No N/A N/A Internal Submission
4 mvk home Executable e738963a9517bdbd
84e5c1cb396cc8c2
4c4d5d5a
af4cbcb815f74148
8284aed3ea8b90f8
No 1.0.0.0 1.0.0.0 United States
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