What is complmgr.exe, How to remove complmgr.exe

complmgr.exe is a harmful program.

remove It is a component of malware or spyware, you should immediately remove it using an antivirus and antispyware program.
If that does not help, then ask us for help in the Spyware removal forum.

Name: complmgr
Filename: complmgr.exe
Registry key:

HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run | COM+ Manage

Command: %UserProfile%\.COMMgr\complmgr.exe
Startup Type: HKCU->Run
HijackThis Category: O4
HijackThis Line:

O4 – HKCU\..\Run: [COM+ Manager] “C:\Documents and Settings\Username\.COMMgr\complmgr.exe”

DDS Line:

uRun: [COM+ Manager] C:\Documents and Settings\Username\.COMMgr\complmgr.exe

Combofix/RSIT Line:

[HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run]
“COM+ Manager”=C:\Documents and Settings\Username\.COMMgr\complmgr.exe

Description: trojan known as Downloader [Symantec], Trojan.Win32.Scar.bueu [Kaspersky Lab], Generic Downloader.x!dju [McAfee], Mal/Generic-L [Sophos], TrojanDownloader:Win32/Scar.B [Microsoft], Trojan.Win32.Scar [Ikarus]

How to remove: use HijackThis + Kaspersky virus removal tool or the steps below.

1. Download OTM by OldTimer from here and save to your desktop.
Run OTM, copy,then paste the following text in “Paste Instructions for Items to be Moved” window (under the yellow bar):

:reg
[HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run]
“COM+ Manager”=-

:Commands
[emptytemp]
[Reboot]

Click the red Moveit! button. If you are asked to reboot the machine choose Yes. When the tool is finished, it will produce a report for you.

2. Download Kaspersky virus removal tool. Run, perform a scan and let it remove what it found.

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