How to remove the ctfmgr virus
Most antivirus programs identify ctfmgr.exe as malware, for instance Kaspersky identifies it as Worm.Win32.AutoRun.rl or Virus.Win32.AutoRun.da, and TrendMicro identifies it as WORM_SILLY.DN or WORM_SILLY.EE.
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Ctfmgr.exe file information
The process contains no information about its author.
Description: The file ctfmgr.exe is located in the folder C:\Windows or sometimes in a subfolder of "C:\Documents and Settings".
Known file sizes on Windows 7/XP are 299,520 bytes (42% of all occurrences), 382,020 bytes or 381,508 bytes.
There is no file information. The software starts upon Windows startup (see Registry key: HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run, HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Explorer\User Shell Folders). The file is not a Windows system file. It is located in the Windows folder, but it is not a Windows core file. The program has no visible window. Ctfmgr.exe is able to record inputs. Therefore the technical security rating is 79% dangerous.
Recommended: Identify ctfmgr.exe related errors
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