Ccdrive32.exe/mscorscvw.exe Removal[Virus/Trojan]

• Avira: Worm/Pushbot.QA
• Mcafee: W32/Checkout

• Sophos: Mal/Generic-A
• Panda: W32/IRCbot.CWP
• Eset: IRC/SdBot
• Bitdefender: Trojan.Generic.3121607

What is Ccdrive32.exe/mscorscvw.exe process?

The process Ccdrive32.exe/mscorscvw.exe is launched by the Ccdrive32 virus from C:\WINDOWS directory. If you found this process running in the processes tab of your task manager, make sure you terminate it immediately. Ccdrive32.exe process attempts to open a port in the target computer and tries to connect to a remote server or pings a few malicious websites. The Ccdrive32 process launches immediately after the Ccdrive32.exe virus is executed by the user. Read further to know more about Ccdrive32.exe virus.

How did Ccdrive32.exe/mscorscvw.exe virus enter my system?

The virus Ccdrive32.exe, takes the help of messaging clients to propagate from one system to another. You may consider it as another Yahoo messenger virus. A link is sent from the messenger to the target computer. When the user clicks on this link, the Ccdrive virus is downloaded and executed immediately. The same can be implemented in social networking sites like Facebook, Orkut, Myspace, etc. Lets say if the link of the virus is on a Facebook account and the user clicks this link, the virus gets downloaded and executed. The Ccdrive32.exe virus also uses the local network to transfer from one computer to the other.

What does Ccdrive32.exe/mscorscvw.exe do to my system?

Ccdrive32 is a virus cum Trojan that targets the Registry immediately after its first execution. This way, Ccdrive32 process is launched and during the runtime of this process, the virus Ccdrive32.exe also connects to a remote server from which the system can even be controlled. This makes your system vulnerable. Malicious files are downloaded by the Trojan at every startup. It creates a file named mscorscvw.exe which poses itself as Dependency Analyzer. This way, the Ccdrive32 process eats up the memory thus making your computer very slow. Remove Ccdrive32 process if you find it, just to keep your computer safe(temporarily).

Are you getting an Ccdrive32.exe/Mscorscvw.exe error?

Ccdrive32.exe error might popup if you had tried to remove the virus earlier. The main key to removing this Ccdrive32.exe virus is in the registry. Even if you had deleted the actual file, Ccdrive32 errors might crop up saying that one of the files are missing. So please go through the instructions properly to avoid such errors. Follow the instructions given below for Ccdrive32.exe removal.

How to remove Ccdrive32.exe/Mscorscvw.exe?

  1. Boot your computer in the Safe Mode. Click here if you're finding trouble doing that.
  2. Go to Start --> Run and type regedit to open the Registry Editor. Here, you'll have to delete or modify a few entries to get your system back to its original form.

    Go to
    Delete the value

    • "Microsoft Driver Setup"="%WINDIR%\ccdrive32.exe"

    Also go to
    Look for the same value and delete the entry.
    Now navigate to the following location
    On your right side, open the key EnableFirewall and change its value to 0 if you want to leave your firewall disabled or 1 if you want to enable it.
  3. We're almost done. Restart your computer once again in the Safe Mode. Go to the directory C:\WINDOWS and delete the file ccdrive32.exe. You might not find it directly, so enabling the hidden files and folders option may come in handy here.
  4. Now its time to delete mscorscvw.exe virus. For that, you'll need to go to the C:\WINDOWS\Microsoft.NET\Framework\v2.0.50727\ where you'll find the mscorscvw.exe virus. Once you remove mscorscvw.exe from that directory, you're done.
  5. Restart your system to observe the changes.

Posts that might help you here:
Enabling Safe Mode booting, Enabling the Registry , Enable Hidden files and folders option and Enabling the Command Prompt.
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