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What does the ComcastAntiSpy.exe file do?

The ComcastAntiSpy.exe process is also known as and is a part of Comcast Toolbar. This software is produced by Visicom Media (www.visicommedia.com). An obsolete or defective version of ComcastAntiSpy.exe can cause problems for your computer that can range from slowness to error messages such as these:

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What you should know about ComcastAntiSpy.exe Comcast Toolbar

ComcastAntiSpy.exe is not part of Windows, but it is important nonetheless. ComcastAntiSpy.exe is found in a subdirectory of "C:\Program Files". Frequently occurring are file sizes such as 1,589,208 bytes (97% of all these files) or, as the case may be, 1,587,672 bytes.
File properties have not been internally documented by the producer or developer. The program executes in the background, and can only be terminated using Windows Task Manager. This ComcastAntiSpy program is initiated as part of Windows start-up (Registry: Run). ComcastAntiSpy.exe does not come from Microsoft and is not part of the operating system. The producer of the file is registered with a certificate authority. This confirms the genuineness of the file. ComcastAntiSpy.exe is capable of record keystrokes as well as track other applications. For this reason, 57% of all experts consider this file to be a possible threat. The probability that it can cause harm is high.

If you see this file on your hard drive or in Windows Task Manager, please make sure that it is not a malicious variant. It's a fact that many trojans try to cloak their true identity by calling themselves ComcastAntiSpy.exe. With the above information or by using tools like Security Task Manager you can determine if, in your case, the file is an undesirable variant.

What do other computer users say about ComcastAntiSpy?

The file spreads very slowly and does not often make an appearance. Therefore, feedback from other users is not yet available.

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How to uninstall Comcast Toolbar

To remove Comcast Toolbar from your computer, please follow the manual instructions below or use an automatic uninstaller product.

  1. Click the Windows Start Button. You find it in the lower left corner of the taskbar.
  2. Type the word uninstall.
  3. Click Add or remove programs.
  4. Now locate Comcast Toolbar in the list of displayed applications.
  5. Click the program, and then click Uninstall.
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How to tell if ComcastAntiSpy.exe (Comcast Toolbar) 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 Comcast Toolbar. To do this, start "Regedit", then look under "HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE" > "Software" for Comcast Toolbar 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 ComcastAntiSpy.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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