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 efixmypc.com Executable 97a55827a48124d2
e1f2b6f8891d2ebe
fc0998c7
cdbfd21694f19ea1
a39e682566d9c91c
N/A Yes N/A 1.0.0.5500
0
Russian Federation N/A
3 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
4 Advancedpccare.net Executable 509c185281739cd2
60f9848014e4d360
ed8b5210
449a4c647e41bce4
b17f2856768cb7a6
Application.
Win32.Agent.
uxqfr
Yes 1.0.0.7375 1.0.0.7375 Canada N/A
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Safe Entries

First Seen: 19 April 2012 at 3:53 am
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
1 Ashampoo GmbH & Co. KG Executable f5e175831c988d39
5a26730209ced72a
d26b647f
00a49f17b2e82364
241bdb4e4a40c73b
Yes 1.0.0.0 1.0.0.0 198.20.167.84/32
2 Ashampoo Media GmbH & Co. KG Executable 463736236f54f092
7de0bd4a6e46c194
c2d249fc
2ad50a8a1e17755c
db1dabf1373e5851
Yes 12.0.0 12 United States
3 Ashampoo GmbH & Co. KG Executable 14fe428f73495b9e
3b8e6b19f5f82503
3b22689a
d9c94191ce729bae
62dc29587594107f
No 16.0.0.0 16.0.0.0 Germany
4 N/A Executable b905d49ed834323d
8d63430a501594ea
88843df6
11e1d2efc40e1e68
6cca260b7c954146
Yes 1.0.0.2108
6
1.0.0.2108
6
United States
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