How to Remove “ALUNOTIFY.EXE”

 

Waht is ALUNOTIFY.EXE?

ALUNOTIFY.EXE is a legitimate file. This process is known as Symantec ALUNotify Module. It belongs to software LiveUpdate and was developed by Symantec. It is commonly stored in C:\Program Files. Malware programmers or cybercriminals write different types of malicious programs and name it as ALUNOTIFY.EXE to spread virus.

Affected Platform: Windows OS

How to check if your computer is infected with ALUNOTIFY.EXE 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 ALUNOTIFY.EXE malware:

  • Internet connection fluctuates
  • ALUNOTIFY.EXE 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 ALUNOTIFY.EXE and open the file location

If the file is located outside C:\Program Files, then it is likely that the system is affected with ALUNOTIFY.EXE malware.

How to remove ALUNOTIFY.EXE malware from system using Comodo Antivirus?

Ideally, replacing the existing ALUNOTIFY.EXE 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: Installation configuration frames will be displayed. Select the configuration you would like to apply

Step 3: Select Customize Configuration option and arrange installers, configuration, and file location.

Step 4: Once the Installation is Finished, 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 ALUNOTIFY.EXE malware from your computer including all other malwares!
 

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Malware Entries

First Seen: 19 November 2012 at 11:50 am
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Malware
Name
Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
Malware Behavior
1 Symantec Corporation Executable d0fcd0789fbc04a8
6a5dd34e080ff318
6b24ce41
be102e6a0594f2cb
6f1d74143399e175
Worm.Win32.M
abezat.b0
Yes 3.3.0.61 3.3.0.61 37.124.139.46/32 N/A
2 Symantec Corporation Executable e7468bc3fbce4b99
05b347efaffc7c5d
f290f49a
e8a2a0ea7a42d8e9
1af0b7da332cbe62
Virus.Win32.
Sality.gen
No 3.3.0.83 3.3.0.83 Taiwan N/A
3 N/A Executable d11b2448d434f0b3
73bcd89820c01362
44c7fd5b
480e6dcb4cb48d08
39b4a59aa7df78b5
TrojWare.Win
32.Spy.E
No N/A N/A 105.186.120.245/32 N/A
4 Symantec Corporation Executable d489ae44e51976ed
bdfb62aecde05eda
b263819d
9e464317b7f0483d
baa8972850fbe7ee
Virus.Win32.
Sality.gen
No 2.0.39.0 2.0.39.0 Russian Federation N/A
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Safe Entries

First Seen: 24 July 2008 at 1:52 am
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
1 Symantec Corporation Executable 3f681eadce3f2037
75dab1793be94a20
6e1f51a1
67cc4fd3061f3925
6fdb09d8fd4f62e4
Yes 2.6.14.0 2.6.14.0 United States
2 Symantec Corporation Executable a6111b78ca7f350d
7b7f5df13831f4e9
22f8aaac
a96c507fca82523b
fa55a0195e475723
Yes 2.6.14.0 2.6.14.0 Internal Submission
3 Symantec Corporation Executable d016a4d4daf96ca3
0c9cf28c09bb68a1
4a0c4efc
0c4e55fa7934e113
5895fc9949c0342d
Yes 3.3.1.23 3.3.1.23 United States
4 Symantec Corporation Executable 6b72d2a089a8b2e8
1fbe32376f56e915
b9436a6d
e54cbb6ea41c6d00
5b5aeac99e49768e
Yes 2.7.39.0 2.7.39.0 United States
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