How to Remove “APPLEMOBILEBACKUP.EXE”

What is applemobilebackup.exe?

applemobilebackup.exe is a legitimate process file popularly known as MobileBackup. It belongs to MobileBackup product, developed by Apple Inc. It is located in C:\Program Files by default.

Malware programmers write virus files with malicious scripts and save them as applemobilebackup.exe with an intention to spread virus on the internet.

Affected Platforms: Windows OS

How to determine if your computer is infected with applemobilebackup.exe malware?

Look out for these symptoms to check if your PC is infected with applemobilebackup.exe malware:

  • Unstable internet connection
  • applemobilebackup.exe occupies extra CPU space
  • PC processing speed slows down
  • Browser often redirects to irrelevant websites
  • Browser is bombarded with hordes of popup ads
  • Computer screen freezes repeatedly

Take the following steps to diagnose your PC for possible applemobilebackup.exe malware attack:

Step 1: Simultaneously press CTRL+ALT+DEL keys to open Task Manager.

Step 2: If you notice the file located outside C:\Program Files, perform an antivirus scan to get rid of the malware.

How to remove applemobilebackup.exe malware from system using Comodo Antivirus?

Step 1: Download our award-winning 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.

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

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

Step 8: Comodo Antivirus will remove applemobilebackup.exe malware from your computer including all other malwares!
 

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Malware Entries

First Seen: 16 December 2011 at 5:11 am
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Malware
Name
Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
Malware Behavior
1 Apple Inc. Executable a15ce11def689839
e6553766a5b01eb8
d9202e86
d48a49f9eedcaf17
6df9728fc17b777f
Virus.Win32.
Sality.gen
No 17.1140.5.
5
3.3.0.0 United States N/A
2 Apple Inc. Executable 47dcde66b47fdae0
7445f7a10e2377ce
2f50ec20
1e29d1e8db4afa9d
dc79512f0b253907
EmailWorm.Wi
n32.Runonce.
~v001
Yes 17.1645.6.
1
3.3.0.0 Turkey N/A
3 Apple Inc. Executable 5f71abff42d8095f
1ca082bd2cff6602
5291ba13
d50a352aa58ad6b9
04a7fdfdedb182a6
Virus.Win32.
Sality.gen
No 17.889.0.1
47
3.3.0.0 Pakistan N/A
4 Apple Inc. Executable 6e4f0d361184a24f
2170b39efeeba856
01d4f350
d2552e2c3b2ad8f4
322042fdb023f3cf
Virus.Win32.
Sality.gen
No 17.752.8.1
87
3.3.0.0 Belize N/A
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61

Safe Entries

First Seen: 15 June 2008 at 12:03 pm
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
1 N/A Executable be1682cbae53df67
5fb160605d846c04
8c140a91
49cfb807a05d656a
14be852af323b5da
No 7, 6, 332,
0
7, 6, 332,
0
India
2 N/A Executable 45e77133a5efe7ba
83e0707682bcb4c6
00d22624
cd1799770e016f89
5fadfddeb1aba7d2
No 8, 0, 445,
16
8, 0, 445,
16
Philippines
3 Apple Inc. Executable 9295c7d7b35d5342
cef4acaa0c3de9aa
76090041
bd67f5060f3f4438
ad19b898d0a54a46
Yes 17.889.0.1
48
3.3.0.0 United States
4 Apple Inc. Executable 9295c7d7b35d5342
cef4acaa0c3de9aa
76090041
bd67f5060f3f4438
ad19b898d0a54a46
Yes 17.889.0.1
48
3.3.0.0 United Kingdom
Display 4 items per page
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  • 8 items per page
  • 16 items per page
  • 32 items per page
 
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