How to Remove “k2server.exe”

What is k2server.exe?

k2server.exe is a legitimate file. This process is known as Verity K2 Toolkit. It belongs to software Macromedia ColdFusion and was developed by Verity. It is commonly stored in C:\Program files.  The malware programmers or cyber criminals write different types of malicious programs and name it as k2server.exe to damage the software and hardware.

Affected Platform: Windows OS

How to check if your computer is infected with k2server.exe malware?       

Malicious authors try to infect the systems with different types of malicious programs. Each form of malicious software is designed to infect the system that creates different issues and impact on the system. One can notice the following changes once the system is infected with k2server.exe malware

  • If the internet connection fluctuation is high 
  • If the k2server.exe file is taking more of your CPU memory 
  • If the system performance is very low
  • If the system is redirected to some strange websites 
  • If the system is getting some annoying popup ads 
  • If the system freezes quiet often
  • If it invites other malware to infect and damage the system and exploits the same to collect the user private informaton

When one of these happens then you can be sure that your system is infected with setup.exe  malware. To confirm that go to task manager by pressing the combination of keys ctrl+alt+del and go to the process tab and right click on the k2server.exe and open the location, if the location is subfolder C:\Program filesfiles then the system is not affected by k2server.exe, if the location is somewhere else then the system is affected by k2server.exe malware.

How to remove k2server.exe malware from system using Comodo Free Antivirus?

Ideally, replacing the existing k2server.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: After network detection is complete, press “Close” button for a scan window.

Step 4: 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 k2server.exe malware from your computer including all other malwares!

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First Seen: 24 January 2009 at 7:52 pm
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Digitally
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Version
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1 Verity, Inc. Executable 5147bc90e57d379c
eb023888a2e0b79d
f550af80
7fcb84604a5c9305
cbdf87210c311516
No Build
20050601
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2 Verity, Inc. Executable 399763d15a5723d8
b2d7b2271989e301
48a1fb16
9fc273728f0ec6aa
749457930a3b6b79
No Build
20050601
Build
20050601
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3 Verity, Inc. Executable dd087c39992f8d26
871d1b91a9bd2586
5630e758
cf0e8a481f3ac6e4
1d03a60daf624ea8
No Build
20050601
Build
20050601
Internal Submission
4 N/A Executable a2de396128e82809
e312cf21a77a46c5
9979adfb
e96030c3a2dc41f9
6553e1bec4394e37
No N/A N/A Internal Submission
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