What is cpm.exe?

cpm.exe is digitally signed by LLC "Kelte-Proekt".

cpm.exe is usually located in the 'C:\Windows\system32\' folder.

If you have additional information about the file, please share it with the FreeFixer users by posting a comment at the bottom of this page.

Vendor and version information [?]

cpm.exe does not have any version or vendor information.

Digital signatures [?]

cpm.exe has a valid digital signature.

Signer nameLLC "Kelte-Proekt"
Certificate issuer nameCOMODO RSA Code Signing CA
Certificate serial number0087494c051d11a7237dcba3209fbd6cdc

Hashes [?]


Error Messages

These are some of the error messages that can appear related to cpm.exe:

cpm.exe has encountered a problem and needs to close. We are sorry for the inconvenience.

cpm.exe - Application Error. The instruction at "0xXXXXXXXX" referenced memory at "0xXXXXXXXX". The memory could not be "read/written". Click on OK to terminate the program.

cpm.exe has stopped working.

End Program - cpm.exe. This program is not responding.

cpm.exe is not a valid Win32 application.

cpm.exe - Application Error. The application failed to initialize properly (0xXXXXXXXX). Click OK to terminate the application.

What will you do with cpm.exe?

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What did other users do?

The poll result listed below shows what users chose to do with cpm.exe. 47% have voted for removal. Based on votes from 221 users.

User vote results: There were 104 votes to remove and 117 votes to keep

NOTE: Please do not use this poll as the only source of input to determine what you will do with cpm.exe.

Malware or legitimate?

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Please share with the other users what you think about this file. What does this file do? Is it legitimate or something that your computer is better without? Do you know how it was installed on your system? Did you install it yourself or did it come bundled with some other software? Is it running smoothly or do you get some error message? Any information that will help to document this file is welcome. Thank you for your contributions.

I'm reading all new comments so don't hesitate to post a question about the file. If I don't have the answer perhaps another user can help you.

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cpm.exe is a Bitcoin miner. Here's the scan results from VirusTotal:

* Avast Win32:Miner-B [PUP] 20150903
* Baidu-International Hacktool.Win64.BitCoinMiner.AP 20150902
* DrWeb Trojan.BtcMine.711 20150903
* ESET-NOD32 a variant of Win64/BitCoinMiner.AP potentially unsafe 20150903
* Fortinet Adware/BitCoinMiner 20150903
* Ikarus not-a-virus:RiskTool.BitCoinMiner 20150903
* K7GW Unwanted-Program ( 004cccea1 ) 20150903
* McAfee Artemis!7B0C82EAEC6C 20150903
McAfee-GW-Edition Artemis 20150903

You can remove cpm.exe with FreeFixer. Select cpm.exe under "Processes" and "Registry Startups" in FreeFixer's scan result.

Hope that helped you figure out what cpm.exe is and how to remove it.

# 2 Sep 2015, 22:55

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