How to remove the command virus
Most antivirus programs identify command.exe as malware, for example Symantec identifies it as Spyware.ISearch, and TrendMicro identifies it as ADW_COMMAD.A.
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Command.exe file information
Description: The file command.exe is located in a subfolder of C:\Windows.
Known file sizes on Windows 7/XP are 293,888 bytes (99% of all occurrences) or 307,712 bytes.
There is no description of the program. The program is not visible. It is located in the Windows folder, but it is not a Windows core file. It is not a Windows system file. It can change the behavior of other programs or manipulate other programs. command.exe is able to connect to Internet, record inputs and manipulate other programs. Therefore the technical security rating is 96% dangerous, however also read the users reviews.
Recommended: Identify command.exe related errors
External information from Paul Collins:
There are different files with the same name:
- "COMMAND" definitely not required. Added by the QQPASS.E TROJAN!
- "WinProfile" definitely not required. Added by the BUDDY TROJAN!
Important: Some malware camouflages itself as command.exe, particularly when located in the c:\windows or c:\windows\system32 folder. Therefore, you should check the command.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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