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Should I remove COMODO Firewall Pro?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
7% remove it93% keep it
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COMODO Firewall Pro

What is COMODO Firewall Pro?  (from COMODO)

This ground-breaking method of protecting your PC means that only trusted applications are allowed to run. Malware and untrusted files get nowhere near anything important AND you get to use your computer without interruption from nagging alerts. The software also boasts a powerful packet filtering firewall that helps y...  Read more


COMODO Firewall Pro is a program developed by COMODO. The most used version is, 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. The software is designed to connect to the Internet and adds a Windows Firewall exception in order to do so without being interfered with. The main program executable is cfp.exe. The software installer includes 28 files and is usually about 124.01 MB (130,029,039 bytes). In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows XP as well as Windows Vista (SP2). While about 38% of users of COMODO Firewall Pro come from the United States, it is also popular in Canada and United Kingdom.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.comodo.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\comodo\firewall
Uninstaller: C:\Program Files\COMODO\Firewall\cfpconfg.exe -u
Estimated size: 124.01 MB

Program filesFiles installed by COMODO Firewall Pro

Program executable:cfp.exe
Name:COMODO Firewall Pro
Path:C:\Program Files\comodo\firewall\cfp.exe
Additional files:
  • inspect.sys - COMODO Firewall Pro Firewall Driver
  • Quar.dll - Quardll Dynamic Link Library (Quardll DLL)
  • cavscan.exe - COMODO Internet Security
  • cfpconfg.dll
  • cfpconfg.exe
  • cfplogvw.dll
  • cfplogvw.exe
  • cfpsbmit.dll
  • cfpsbmit.exe
  • cfpupdat.dll
  • cfpupdat.exe
  • cmdagent.exe
  • crashrep.exe
  • framework.dll
  • cfpres.dll - COMODO Firewall Pro
  • cfpupgra.exe - COMODO Firewall Pro Upgrade Application
  • cpf.exe
  • cpfsubmit.exe - Files submission utility for COMODO Firewall Pro
  • cpfupdat.exe - COMODO Firewall Pro Updater Component
  • fwconfig.exe - COMODO Firewall Pro Configurator
  • cpfres.dll - Comodo Firewall (Resource dll for Comodo Firewall)
  • cavscan.dll
  • cavshell.dll
  • cfp.dll

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

  • cmdagent.exe runs as a service named 'COMODO Firewall Pro Helper Service' (cmdAgent) "COMODO Firewall Pro Helper Service".
2 Startup Files (All Users Run)
  • cfp.exe is loaded in the all users (HKLM) registry as a startup file name 'COMODO Firewall Pro' which loads as "C:\Program Files\COMODO\Firewall\cfp.exe" -s.
  • cpf.exe is loaded in the all users (HKLM) registry as a startup file name 'COMODO Firewall Pro' which loads as "C:\Program Files\Comodo\Firewall\CPF.exe" /background.
Windows Firewall Allowed Program
  • cpf.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\Comodo\Firewall\cpf.exe'.

How do I remove COMODO Firewall Pro?

You can uninstall COMODO Firewall Pro 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 Firewall Pro, 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 Firewall Pro.

Win XP 54%
Win Server 2003 2%
Automatically starts? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
Uninstall it 7%
Keep it 93%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows XP 60.98%
Windows Vista 26.83%
Windows 7 9.76%
Windows Server 2003 2.44%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Microsoft Windows XP 61.54%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 25.64%
Windows 7 Ultimate 5.13%
Windows Vista Ultimate 2.56%
Windows 7 Home Premium 2.56%
Microsoft Windows Server ... 2.56%

Distribution by countryGeography

38.30% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 38.30%
  Canada 10.64%
  United Kingdom 8.51%
  Italy 4.26%
  France 4.26%
  Ireland 4.26%
  Germany 4.26%
  Brazil 2.13%
  Finland 2.13%
  Greece 2.13%
  Venezuela 2.13%
  Belgium 2.13%
  RS 2.13%
  Russia 2.13%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 28.57%
Intel 20.00%
Dell 17.14%
American Megatrends 8.57%
Toshiba 5.71%
Samsung 2.86%
Acer 2.86%
Lenovo 2.86%
ASUS 2.86%
Medion 2.86%
Common models
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LENOVO 7668CTO 3.23%
INTEL DG31GL 3.23%
HP-Pavilion KA911AA-UUW a... 3.23%
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Dell Computer Dimension 2... 3.23%


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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