How to remove the CD_Load virus
Most antivirus programs identify CD_Load.exe as malware, for example Kaspersky identifies it as not-a-virus:AdWare.Win32.Cydoor, and Microsoft identifies it as Adware:Win32/Cydoor.
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CD_Load.exe file information
The process known as Cydoor Techonologies ad-system or CD_LOAD belongs to software Cydoor Techonologies ad-system or Cydoor's Ad loader by Cydoor Technologies (www.cydoor.com) or Cydoor Technologies L.T.D (www.cydoor.com).
Description: CD_Load.exe is located in the folder C:\Windows\System32.
Known file sizes on Windows 7/XP are 8,192 bytes (33% of all occurrences), 139,264 bytes, 126,976 bytes or 90,112 bytes.
The file is not a Windows core file. Program starts upon Windows startup (see Registry key: HKEY_CURRENT_USER\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run, HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run). Therefore the technical security rating is 61% dangerous, however also read the users reviews.
Recommended: Identify CD_Load.exe related errors
External information from Paul Collins:
There are different files with the same name:
- "CashToolbar" definitely not required. CashToolbar Downloader-MY adware
- "CyDoor" definitely not required. Adware. Check here for information about Cy-Door and here for a program that can remove it
Important: Some malware camouflages itself as CD_Load.exe, particularly when located in the c:\windows or c:\windows\system32 folder. Therefore, you should check the CD_Load.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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