How to get rid of the command VirusSometimes the command file may cloak a virus, for example Microsoft found Adware:Win32/CMDService, as well as Symantec found Spyware.ISearch. If your anti-virus software does not detect a virus, try using a supplementary free Anti-Malware scanner.
Other problems with command.exe
The command.exe process is also known as command.exe and is a part of Command Service. This software is produced by unknown. An obsolete or defective version of command.exe can cause problems for your computer that can range from slowness to error messages such as these:
- command.exe has stopped working. Windows is checking for a solution to the problem... (Windows 10, 8, 7)
- command.exe 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)
- command.exe has encountered a problem and needs to close. (Windows XP)
- Access violation at address FFFFFFFF in module command.exe. Read of address 00000000.
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What you should know about command.exe command.exe
command.exe is not a Windows system file and is known to frequently cause computer problems. The file command.exe is found in a subdirectory of C:\Windows.
The file size is 293,888 bytes.
File properties have not been internally documented by the producer or developer. It is interesting to note that the file is placed in the Windows folder, even though it is not part of the operating system. The application does not have a visible window, and does not appear on the taskbar. The command file is not part of the Windows operating system. The command file also can also affect other applications by changing their properties. Such manipulation can cause an application to do things other than what it is intended to do. Command.exe is capable of transmit information from computer to the Internet, record keystrokes as well as modify other Windows tasks. For this reason, 96% of all experts consider this file to be a possible threat. The probability that it can cause harm is high.
Attention: If you find command.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 command?
|Just sort of appeared. Doesn't seem to do anything, but denies all access to it. |
|warscheinlich trojaner |
|It Seems to block the acces to email accounts after the login, or at least thats whats happening to me |
|Seems to be a virus that causes your computer to get alot of popups |
|Appeared when I opened an apparently illegit setup file. Not even STM or Ewido will shift it. I've disabled its functions (would open random windows, history, 'Shut Down' menu etc), but its presence is still ominous. Any help would be much appreciated |
Summary: However, 8 users consider this to be a suspicious process and would like to get rid of it. For this reason, 26 users have already deleted command.exe. source: file.net
How to uninstall Command Service
To remove command.exe from your computer, please follow the manual instructions below or use an automatic uninstaller product.
- Click the Windows Start Button. In Windows 8, look for Control Panel.
- Click Control Panel.
- Click Uninstall a program.
- Look for Command Service in the list of available programs.
- Click Uninstall.
How to tell if command.exe (command.exe) 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 command.exe. To do this, start "Regedit", then look under "HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE" > "Software" for command.exe 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 command.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.