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Should I remove COMODO Cloud Antivirus?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
1% remove it99% keep it
Overall Sentiment
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How common is it?
Global Rank #18,435
United States Rank #13,028
Reach 0.0127%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 2.60 days
76.61 days >
Average installed length: 40.25 days


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1.11.418040.510 7.97%
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COMODO Cloud Antivirus


COMODO Cloud Antivirus is a program developed by COMODO. The most used version is 1.11.418040.510, 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 ccavsrv.exe. The software installer includes 17 files and is usually about 9.14 MB (9,584,640 bytes). In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows 10 as well as Windows 7 (SP1). While about 65% of users of COMODO Cloud Antivirus come from the United States, it is also popular in Italy and Germany.

Program detailsProgram details

Installation folder: C:\Program Files\comodo\comodo cloud antivirus\translations
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /X{9E04F23D-3E2E-4A62-AEBF-8BC952379757}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 9.14 MB
Language: English (United States)

Program filesFiles installed by COMODO Cloud Antivirus

Program executable:ccavsrv.exe
Name:COMODO Cloud Antivirus
Path:C:\Program Files\comodo\comodo cloud antivirus\ccavsrv.exe
Additional files:
  • ccavhelper64.dll - COMODO Cloud Antivirus
  • cmdhtml.dll
  • ccavvirth.exe
  • chromodoccav_win.json
  • 7z.dll (by Igor Pavlov) - 7-Zip (7z Plugin)
  • ccavhelper32.dll

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

2 Context Menu Handlers
  • ccavhelper32.dll added to Windows Explorer under the name 'Comodo Cloud Antivirus' with a class of {299C868F-0FB0-46B2-8973-205982E04C7D}.
  • ccavhelper64.dll added to Windows Explorer under the name 'Comodo Cloud Antivirus' with a class of {299C868F-0FB0-46B2-8973-205982E04C7D}.
Scheduled Task
  • ccavsrv.exe is scheduled as a task named 'CCAVPostInstall' (runs on registration).
Scheduled Task (Boot/Login)
  • ccavsrv.exe is automatically launched at startup through a scheduled task named ccav_Reg_HKLMWow6432Run.
2 Services
  • ccavvirth.exe runs as a service named 'ccavvirth' (ccavvirth).
  • ccavsrv.exe runs as a service named 'ccavsrv' (ccavsrv).
Startup File (All Users Run)
  • ccavsrv.exe is loaded in the all users (HKLM) registry as a startup file name 'CCAV' which loads as "C:\Program Files\COMODO\COMODO Cloud Antivirus\ccavsrv.exe" -autorun.

How do I remove COMODO Cloud Antivirus?

You can uninstall COMODO Cloud Antivirus 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/7/8/10: Click Uninstall a Program.
    • Windows XP: Click Add or Remove Programs.
  2. When you find the program COMODO Cloud Antivirus, click it, and then do one of the following:
    • Windows Vista/7/8/10: 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 Cloud Antivirus.

Win 10 73%
Win XP 0%
Automatically starts? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
Uninstall it 1%
Keep it 99%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 10 72.51%
Windows 7 24.70%
Windows Vista 1.99%
Windows XP 0.80%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 10 Home 42.80%
Windows 10 Pro 17.20%
Windows 7 Ultimate 10.00%
Windows 7 Home Premium 7.20%
Windows 7 Professional 5.20%
Windows 8.1 4.40%

Distribution by countryGeography

65.43% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 65.43%
  Italy 5.14%
  Germany 4.86%
  United Kingdom 3.71%
  France 3.14%
  Canada 2.86%
  Spain 2.00%
  Singapore 1.71%
  Sweden 1.71%
  Netherlands 1.43%
  Australia 1.14%
  Philippines 1.14%
  Russia 0.86%
  Poland 0.86%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 28.83%
Acer 25.15%
Dell 17.18%
Lenovo 7.98%
ASUS 7.36%
Toshiba 4.91%
Samsung 2.45%
MSI 1.23%
Sony 1.23%
Compaq 0.61%
Common models
ASUS All Series 5.65%
HP HP Notebook 4.84%
Acer Aspire E5-575G 2.42%
HP ENVY 17 Notebook PC 2.42%
Acer Aspire 5733Z 1.61%
Dell Inspiron 3521 1.61%


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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