How to remove the cygcfo virus

Most antivirus programs identify cygcfo.exe as malware.

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Cygcfo.exe file information

Windows Task Manager with cygcfo
Cygcfo.exe process in Windows Task Manager

The process known as sollastre appears to belong to software Favorit by loriguillo.

Description: Cygcfo.exe is not essential for Windows and will often cause problems. Cygcfo.exe is located in a subfolder of the user's profile folder. The file size on Windows 10/8/7/XP is 237,568 bytes. 
There is no information about the author of the file. The program has no visible window. The software starts upon Windows startup (see Registry key: Run). The software uses ports to connect to or from a LAN or the Internet. The file is not a Windows core file. Therefore the technical security rating is 72% dangerous.

Uninstalling this variant: In the event of any problems with cygcfo.exe, you can also uninstall the associated program (Start > Control Panel > Uninstall a Program > Favorit).

Recommended: Identify cygcfo.exe related errors

Important: You should check the cygcfo.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 cygcfo issues

The following programs have also been shown useful for a deeper analysis: Security Task Manager examines the active cygcfo process on your computer and clearly tells you what it is doing. Malwarebytes' well-known anti-malware tool tells you if the cygcfo.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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