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What percent of users and experts removed it?
2% remove it98% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Good
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How common is it?
Reach 0.0007%

Versions

VersionDistribution
8.1.0.4463 10.00%
8.0.4192.4271 20.00%
6.4.33477.2943 40.00%
6.2.20728.2847 10.00%
6.1.14723.2813 20.00%

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COMODO Endpoint Security

Overview

COMODO Endpoint Security is a program developed by COMODO. The most used version is 6.4.33477.2943, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. Upon installation and setup, it defines an auto-start registry entry which makes this program run on each Windows boot for all user logins. It adds a background controller service that is set to automatically run. Delaying the start of this service is possible through the service manager. A scheduled task is added to Windows Task Scheduler in order to launch the program at various scheduled times (the schedule varies depending on the version). When installed, it will add a context menu handler to the Windows shell in order to provide quick access to the program. The main program executable is cistray.exe. The software installer includes 51 files. In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows 7 (SP1) as well as Windows 8. While about 60% of users of COMODO Endpoint Security come from the United States, it is also popular in South Africa and Thailand.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.comodo.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\COMODO\COMODO Internet Security\
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /I{F1EC4151-805B-4097-B9BB-7D71A417AAF1}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Language: English (United States)

Program filesFiles installed by COMODO Endpoint Security

Program executable:cistray.exe
Name:COMODO Internet Security
Path:C:\Program Files\comodo\comodo internet security\cistray.exe
MD5:9a05953dde2032a2248bd8731bc237fe
Additional files:
  • cmderd.sys - COMODO Internet Security Eradication Driver
  • inspect.sys - COMODO Internet Security Firewall Driver
  • cmdguard.sys - COMODO Internet Security Sandbox Driver
  • cmdhlp.sys - COMODO Internet Security Helper Driver
  • Autoruns.exe - COMODO Internet Security Beta
  • CCE.dll
  • CCE.exe
  • cmdvirth.exe
  • framework.dll - COMODO Antivirus Scan Engine
  • platform.dll
  • cavscan.exe - COMODO Internet Security
  • cavshell.dll
  • cavwp.exe
  • cavwpps.dll
  • cfpconfg.exe
  • cis.exe
  • cisbf.exe
  • cisbfps.dll
  • cisevlog.dll
  • cisresc.dll
  • cmdagent.exe
  • cmdaruns.dll
  • cmdavcen.dll
  • cmdboost.dll
  • cmdcfg.dll
  • cmdcloud.dll
  • cmdcmc.dll
  • cmdcom32.dll
  • cmdcomps.dll
  • cmdfile.dll
  • cmdinstall.exe
  • cmdlogs.dll
  • cmdres.dll
  • cmdscope.dll
  • cmdstat.dll
  • cmdtrust.dll
  • cmdupd.exe
  • cmdupdps.dll
  • cmdurlflt.dll
  • KillSwitch.exe
  • msica.dll
  • recognizer.dll
  • signmgr.dll
  • virtkiosk.exe
  • 7za.dll (by Igor Pavlov) - 7-Zip (7z Standalone Plugin)
  • cmdhtml.dll

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Context Menu Handler
  • cavshell.dll added to Windows Explorer under the name 'Comodo Antivirus' with a class of {4255A182-CAD9-4214-A19B-7BA7FB633BBD}.
3 Scheduled Tasks
  • cfpconfg.exe is scheduled as a task named 'COMODO Scan {124B5766-835D-42FC-B933-F567E437266D}' (runs weekly on Tuesdays at 11:00).
  • cis.exe is scheduled as a task named 'Turn On' (runs daily at 9:00 AM).
  • cistray.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{F533530B-90CD-4A0D-BE0C-5676B84616AF}' (runs on registration).
3 Scheduled Tasks (Boot/Login)
  • cis.exe is automatically launched at startup through a scheduled task named COMODO Welcome {CEB54B45-2B5E-4FF5-9223-6735CD80FE69}.
  • CisTray.exe is automatically launched at startup through a scheduled task named COMODO Autostart {D5EFF3B3-E126-4AF6-BCE9-852A72129E10}.
  • cfpconfg.exe is automatically launched at startup through a scheduled task named COMODO Update {A6D52E4F-569B-4756-B3D8-DF217313DA85}.
2 Services
  • cmdagent.exe runs as a service named 'COMODO Internet Security Helper Service' (cmdAgent) "COMODO Internet Security Helper Service".
  • cmdvirth.exe runs as a service named 'COMODO Virtual Service Manager' (cmdvirth).
Startup File (User Run)
  • CisTray.exe is loaded in the current user (HKCU) registry as an auto-starting executable named 'COMODO Internet Security' and executes as C:\Program Files\Comodo\COMODO Internet Security\cistray.exe.
2 Startup Files (All Users Run)
  • cistray.exe is loaded in the all users (HKLM) registry as a startup file name 'comodo firewall' which loads as "C:\Program Files\COMODO\COMODO Internet Security\cistray.exe".
  • CCE.exe is loaded in the all users (HKLM) registry as a startup file name 'CCE' which loads as "C:\Program Files\COMODO\COMODO Internet Security\CCE.exe" -showlog.

How do I remove COMODO Endpoint Security?

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Or, you can uninstall COMODO Endpoint Security from your computer by using the Add/Remove Program feature in the Window's Control Panel.
  1. On the Start menu (for Windows 8, right-click the screen's bottom-left corner), click Control Panel, and then, under Programs, do one of the following:
    • Windows Vista/7/8: Click Uninstall a Program.
    • Windows XP: Click Add or Remove Programs.
  2. When you find the program COMODO Endpoint Security, click it, and then do one of the following:
    • Windows Vista/7/8: Click Uninstall.
    • Windows XP: Click the Remove or Change/Remove tab (to the right of the program).
  3. Follow the prompts. A progress bar shows you how long it will take to remove COMODO Endpoint Security.

OS VERSIONS
Win 7 (SP1) 50%
Win XP 10%
 
HOW IT STARTS
Automatically starts? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
 
USER ACTIONS
Uninstall it 2%
Keep it 98%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 50.00%
Windows 8 40.00%
Windows XP 10.00%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Professional 44.44%
Windows 8.1 Pro 22.22%
Windows 8.1 Pro with Medi... 11.11%
Windows 7 Home Premium 11.11%
Windows 8.1 11.11%

Distribution by countryGeography

60.00% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 60.00%
  South Africa 6.67%
  Thailand 6.67%
  Taiwan 6.67%
  Germany 6.67%
  Canada 6.67%
  United Kingdom 6.67%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 50.00%
Lenovo 25.00%
Acer 12.50%
ASUS 12.50%
Common models
ASUSTeK VM60 12.50%
MSI MS-7641 12.50%
HP EliteDesk 800 G1 SFF 12.50%
Gateway NV59 12.50%
HP ProBook 4540s 12.50%
LENOVO 80FG 12.50%

About COMODO

Comodo groups provides computer software and SSL digital certificates as well as offers many products as freemium, but additional features or more featured editions are available for a fee.
Publisher URL: www.comodo.com

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