How to remove the cndrive32 virus

Most antivirus programs identify cndrive32.exe as malware—e.g. Microsoft identifies it as VirTool:Win32/DelfInject.gen!BV or Worm:Win32/Pushbot.gen, and TrendMicro identifies it as WORM_BUZUS.SMX or TROJ_GEN.R2FE1GF.

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Cndrive32.exe file information

Windows Task Manager with cndrive32
Cndrive32.exe process in Windows Task Manager

The process cndrive32.exe contains no information about the creator.

Description: Cndrive32.exe is not essential for Windows and will often cause problems. Cndrive32.exe is located in the C:\Windows folder. Known file sizes on Windows 10/8/7/XP are 67,584 bytes (40% of all occurrences), 66,560 bytes, 68,608 bytes or 70,144 bytes. 
There is no description of the program. It is not a Windows system file. Cndrive32.exe is located in the Windows folder, but it is not a Windows core file. The program is not visible. The software is loaded during the Windows boot process (see Registry key: MACHINE\Run). Cndrive32.exe is able to monitor applications. Therefore the technical security rating is 75% dangerous.

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Important: You should check the cndrive32.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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Best practices for resolving cndrive32 issues

The following programs have also been shown useful for a deeper analysis: Security Task Manager examines the active cndrive32 process on your computer and clearly tells you what it is doing. Malwarebytes' well-known anti-malware tool tells you if the cndrive32.exe on your computer displays annoying ads, slowing it down. This type of unwanted adware program is not considered by some antivirus software to be a virus and is therefore not marked for cleanup.

A clean and tidy computer is the key requirement for avoiding PC trouble. This means running a scan for malware, cleaning your hard drive using cleanmgr and sfc /scannow, uninstalling programs that you no longer need, checking for Autostart programs (using msconfig) and enabling Windows' Automatic Update. Always remember to perform periodic backups, or at least to set restore points.

Should you experience an actual problem, try to recall the last thing you did, or the last thing you installed before the problem appeared for the first time. Use the resmon command to identify the processes that are causing your problem. Even for serious problems, rather than reinstalling Windows, you are better off repairing of your installation or, for Windows 8 and later versions, executing the DISM.exe /Online /Cleanup-image /Restorehealth command. This allows you to repair the operating system without losing data.

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