How to Remove “APC.EXE”

What is APC.EXE?

APC.EXE is a legitimate file. This process is known as Ashampoo Photo Commander 6. It belongs to Ashampoo Photo Commander; however, its developer origin remains unknown. It is commonly stored in C:\Program Files.
Malware programmers or cybercriminals write different types of malicious programs and name them as APC.EXE to spread virus.

Affected Platform: Windows OS

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

  • Internet connection fluctuates
  • APC.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 APC.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 APC.EXE malware.

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

Ideally, replacing the existing APC.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 APC.EXE malware from your computer including all other malwares!
 

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Malware Entries

First Seen: 29 May 2016 at 9:30 pm
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Malware
Name
Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
Malware Behavior
1 Advancedpccare.net Executable 011e5aeaeb3b9063
e848cc51a75a1347
7d16d96e
266e2ae9c7f4bbf8
5f34abf020153bbd
ApplicUnwnt Yes 1.0.0.1123
2
1.0.0.1123
2
Canada N/A
2 Advancedpccare.net Executable 509c185281739cd2
60f9848014e4d360
ed8b5210
449a4c647e41bce4
b17f2856768cb7a6
Application.
Win32.Agent.
uxqfr
Yes 1.0.0.7375 1.0.0.7375 United States N/A
3 Advancedpccare.net Executable 509c185281739cd2
60f9848014e4d360
ed8b5210
449a4c647e41bce4
b17f2856768cb7a6
Application.
Win32.Agent.
uxqfr
Yes 1.0.0.7375 1.0.0.7375 Canada N/A
4 Advancedpccare.net Executable 011e5aeaeb3b9063
e848cc51a75a1347
7d16d96e
266e2ae9c7f4bbf8
5f34abf020153bbd
ApplicUnwnt Yes 1.0.0.1123
2
1.0.0.1123
2
United States N/A
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Safe Entries

First Seen: 08 May 2009 at 4:38 am
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
1 ashampoo GmbH & Co. KG Executable 5c5dd48933ffc017
6fee6d1b0e6da7c8
3eb4c66f
9db0e0f9d8ab467a
02451abc406c59f0
Yes 1.0 8.0 Internal Submission
2 Ashampoo GmbH & Co. KG Executable f5e175831c988d39
5a26730209ced72a
d26b647f
00a49f17b2e82364
241bdb4e4a40c73b
Yes 1.0.0.0 1.0.0.0 198.20.167.84/32
3 N/A Executable 57052ba0657454ea
470e1299eecd6ea3
0767394b
2af35f01fccf2700
e28ac99ad44d3215
Yes 1007.2.3.0 7 United Kingdom
4 N/A Executable b5ff2288cd07056e
7289cd1faea3f13c
20fbc32e
e72426d8d702849b
da2402bc283bc68e
Yes 1007.2.3.0 7 Netherlands
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