How to get rid of the CDProxyServ VirusSometimes the CDProxyServ file may cloak a virus, e.g. F-Secure found Rootkit.22579, as well as McAfee found Generic.dx!F67FF14AE350. If your anti-virus software does not detect a virus, try using a supplementary free Anti-Malware scanner.
Other problems with CDProxyServ.exe
The CDProxyServ.exe process is also known as CdProxy Application and is a part of CdProxy Application. This software is produced by unknown. An obsolete or defective version of CDProxyServ.exe can cause problems for your computer that can range from slowness to error messages such as these:
- CdProxy Application has stopped working. Windows is checking for a solution to the problem... (Windows 10, 8, 7)
- CdProxy Application has stopped working. A problem caused the program to stop working correctly. Windows will close the program and notify you if a solution is available. (Windows 10, 8, 7)
- CDProxyServ.exe has encountered a problem and needs to close.
- Access violation at address FFFFFFFF in module CDProxyServ.exe. Read of address 00000000.
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What you should know about CDProxyServ.exe CdProxy Application
CDProxyServ.exe is not a Windows system file and is known to frequently cause computer problems. CDProxyServ.exe is found in the C:\Windows directory.
The file size is 167,936 bytes.
The CDProxyServ file is not part of the Windows operating system. This particular software does not appear as a visible window, but only in Task Manager. CDProxyServ.exe can be found in the Windows folder; however, it is not a Windows system file. There is no internal description of the file. For this reason, 56% of all experts consider this file to be a possible threat. The probability that it can cause harm is high.
Attention: If you find CDProxyServ.exe on your computer, please scan it with an anti-virus product. If your anti-virus software does not recognize it as being harmful, then please make sure that you have the latest update of the signature file, or check the file online. For this option, you may want to use Security Task Manager. Here, click on the process with the right mouse button and send the file to an online virus scanner.
What do other computer users say about CDProxyServ?
|Part of First4Internet's XCP DRM system, used by Sony, malicious thing which corrupts cd ripping |
|Sony Rootkit Service - reluctantly labelled as required, removal may render the CD-ROM device inoperable |
|It was installed when I inserted a "Content Enhanced & Protected" audio CD from Sony/BMG which uses it's own CD player & tracking software to limit the amount of times the disc can be copied. |
Summary: One user judges CDProxyServ.exe to be an essential file that should not be touched. For this reason, one user has already deleted CDProxyServ.exe. source: file.net
How to uninstall CdProxy Application
To remove CdProxy Application from your computer, please follow the manual instructions below or use an automatic uninstaller product.
- Click the Windows Start Button. You find it in the lower left corner of the taskbar.
- Type the word uninstall.
- Click Add or remove programs.
- Now locate CdProxy Application in the list of displayed applications.
- Click the program, and then click Uninstall.
How to tell if CDProxyServ.exe (CdProxy Application) was uninstalled cleanly
After uninstalling, restart your computer. Then start Windows Explorer and see if there is still a folder with the name of the software under C:\Program Files. Be sure to check the Registry as well for remnants of CdProxy Application. To do this, start "Regedit", then look under "HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE" > "Software" for CdProxy Application or the name of the producer. Always keep in mind that only a computer professional should ever directly delete entries in the Windows Registry.
What to do if a program does not uninstall
The easiest way to remove any kind of software cleanly and accurately is to use an uninstaller tool. Because the uninstaller automatically creates a backup, there is no risk of anything going wrong.
Last but not least
If Windows not working quite right for you, or if startup is taking a long time, or CDProxyServ.exe is causing problems for you, a good Windows diagnostic tool may very well help. This is especially effective when it comes to older computers that have accumulated vast quantities of "garbage data" as the result of many software installs and uninstalls.
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