How to Remove “ATTR.COM”

What is ATTR.COM?


ATTR.COM is a legitimate file. It belongs to PC Magazine Utilities disk Library for Windows Operating Systems and was developed by Ziff-Davis Publishing Company L.P.. It is commonly stored in C:\Windows\System32. Malware programmers or cybercriminals write malicious programs and name it as ATTR.COM to spread virus.

Affected Platform: Windows OS

How to check if your computer is infected with ATTR.COM malware?       


Each malware is different and causes unique problems to the system. You will notice one or several of the following symptoms if your system is infected with ATTR.COM malware:
  • Internet connection fluctuates
  • ATTR.COM file is taking more of your CPU memory 
  • System performance is very low
  • Browser is redirected to some strange websites
  • Interference of annoying popup ads
  • Other malwares infiltrate into the system
To further establish the malware infection, take the following steps:
  • Go to Task Manager by pressing the combination of keys ctrl+alt+del
  • Go to the process tab and right-click on the ATTR.COM and open the file location
If the file is located outside C:\Windows\System32, then it is likely that the system is affected with ATTR.COM malware.

How to remove ATTR.COM malware from system using Comodo Antivirus?

Ideally, replacing the existing ATTR.COM file on your computer with a different version procured from the internet is advisable. To remove the file using Comodo's trusted and effective antivirus software, follow the steps below:

Step 1: Download the award-winning Comodo Free Antivirus.

Step 2: Check on the “Do not detect new networks again” option when Comodo Internet Security internal firewall activates the network detection
process.

Step 3: After network detection is complete, press “Close” button for a scan window.

Step 4: Restart your PC.

Step 5: It will take some time for the Comodo Internet Security to update the antivirus.

Step 6: Proceed with a quick scan that automatically begins after the update.

Step 7: If threats are found during the scanning, you will be prompted with an alert screen.

Step 8: Comodo Antivirus will remove ATTR.COM malware from your computer including all other malwares!
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Safe Entries

First Seen: 12 November 2010 at 9:23 pm
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