How to remove the CafeAgent virus
Most antivirus programs identify CafeAgent.exe as malware, for example BitDefender identifies it as Trojan.Generic.667464 or Trojan.Generic.1187000, and F-Secure identifies it as Trojan.Generic.667464 or Trojan.Generic.1187000.
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CafeAgent.exe file information
Description: CafeAgent.exe is located in the folder C:\Windows\System32.
Known file sizes on Windows 7/XP are 450,048 bytes (25% of all occurrences), 1,178,112 bytes and 5 more variants.
The file is not a Windows system file. It is an unknown file in the Windows folder. The program starts upon Windows startup (see Registry key: HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run, HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\RunServices, HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion\Winlogon\Userinit). CafeAgent.exe is able to record inputs, hide itself, monitor applications, manipulate other programs and connect to Internet. Therefore the technical security rating is 52% dangerous, however also read the users reviews.
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If CafeAgent.exe is located in a subfolder of "C:\Program Files", the security rating is 38% dangerous. The file size is 2,736,944 bytes (83% of all occurrences) or 2,218,288 bytes. The file has a digital signature. CafeAgent.exe is not a Windows system file. The program uses ports to connect to a LAN or the Internet. CafeAgent.exe is able to record inputs, hide itself, monitor applications and manipulate other programs.
Important: Some malware camouflages itself as CafeAgent.exe, particularly when located in the c:\windows or c:\windows\system32 folder. Therefore, you should check the CafeAgent.exe process on your PC to see if it is a threat. We recommend Security Task Manager for verifying your computer's security. This was one of the Top Download Picks of The Washington Post and PC World.
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