What is Cfd.exe


File description

Cfd.exe with description BJCFD is a process file from an unknown company belonging to an unknown product.
The file is not digitally signed.

What is cfd.exe?
This is the BroadJump Client Foundation, which is a part of their broadband troubleshooting software. It is installed by some ISPs to configure network settings and provide troubleshooting. There are reports that this software may transmit information for marketing purposes; however, officially, it does not.

This process is not essential to the operation of the system. There is no harm in killing or disabling this software By killing or disabling this process, however, you will lose the functionality that it provides. If you do not need this process, it is recommended that you uninstall the BroadJump Client Foundation Software.

Dangers of cfd
As this is a legitimate executable that is provided by many ISPs, it is possible for virus writers and spyware vendors to disguise their malware as the genuine one.

Some malicious files may have the same name as this process but be stored somewhere other than in %ProgramFiles%\Apoint. Other malware may use a name that appears similar to that of the legitimate one but with slight differences in spelling or with appended digits. While there are currently no known viruses, Trojans, or adware applications that disguise themselves as this process, you should look out for the presence of this file in an incorrect location or with a slightly different name.

There should never be more than one instance of cfd.exe running at a given time on a system. The presence of multiple instances may be an indicator of a malware infection. If you do not have an ISP that may have installed this software on your computer, the presence of this executable is a likely sign of a virus infection.

Common problems
  • This program appears tries to transmit information
    • This is by design. According to SBC support, this is just to optimize the system's network settings. If you are afraid that this might be spyware, you should uninstall it as described above.

Automatic startup locations

001 Running Processes
002 Autorun registry entries local machine

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