How to Remove “zclientm.exe”

What is zclientm.exe?

zclientm.exe is a legitimate file. This process is known as Zone Datafile. It belongs to Zone.com and was developed by Microsoft Corporation. It is commonly stored in C:\Program Files.

Malware programmers or cybercriminals write different types of malicious programs and name them as zclientm.exe to spread virus.

Affected Platform: Windows OS

How to check if your computer is infected with zclientm.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 zclientm.exe malware:

  • Internet connection fluctuates
  • zclientm.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 zclientm.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 zclientm.exe malware.

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

Ideally, replacing the existing zclientm.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 zclientm.exe malware from your computer including all other malwares!

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Malware Entries

First Seen: 14 June 2008 at 7:08 am
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Name
Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
Malware Behavior
1 Microsoft Corporation Executable c1240ca2097d081d
ddcdb1ce6a7c9bee
badcf074
N/A Virus.Win32.
Virut.q
No 1.2.626.1 1.2.626.1 Taiwan N/A
2 Microsoft Corporation Executable f5bc937af86239d7
89b25747e025dc59
c55456bf
883b14281d3a0f33
a0954fbbcc248cfd
Virus.Win32.
Virut.CE
No 1.2.626.1 1.2.626.1 United Kingdom N/A
3 Microsoft Corporation Executable 0b1732f5d007e5b1
a14ffe9165c0e01e
6a9dfc4a
0ae73ceaea1f59cd
bd8dda729a7b8bca
Virus.Win32.
Sality.gen
No 1.2.626.1 1.2.626.1 Poland N/A
4 Microsoft Corporation Executable e396cd26eb0ebfe0
8bc75f24646c4687
66df74d9
eaa51fec466e04ab
fb9a3b9ac242bc06
Virus.Win32.
Sality.gen
No 1.2.626.1 1.2.626.1 Turkey N/A
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Safe Entries

First Seen: 26 June 2008 at 4:05 pm
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
1 Microsoft Corporation Executable e5d1045e30057d8c
8977ab8c2cabaf06
042cddb9
2b212340aaa2020e
e421537fd835a53e
No 1.2.626.1 1.2.626.1 Internal Submission
2 Microsoft Corporation Executable 9237e4b4c3729de0
a5e312e6bafc3c07
ae82c688
1e6e03e0034ec705
ba7efb6d21562fe0
No 1.2.626.1 1.2.626.1 Internal Submission
3 Microsoft Corporation Executable e5d1045e30057d8c
8977ab8c2cabaf06
042cddb9
2b212340aaa2020e
e421537fd835a53e
No 1.2.626.1 1.2.626.1 Turkey
4 Microsoft Corporation Executable 46e2a8f56495a602
6fa128218f96e604
a0d2547d
8d0d4ffd7818cddf
5a609d411520a23c
No 1.2.626.1 1.2.626.1 Hong Kong
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