How to Remove “APPLEMOBILEDEVICEHELPER.EXE”

What is AppleMobileDeviceHelper.exe?


AppleMobileDeviceHelper.exe is a legitimate file. This process is known as MobileDeviceHelper. It belongs to Apple Mobile Device Support software and was developed by Apple Inc. It is commonly stored in C:\Program Files. Malware programmers or cybercriminals write different types of malicious programs and name them as AppleMobileDeviceHelper.exe to spread virus.

Affected Platform: Windows OS

How to check if your computer is infected with AppleMobileDeviceHelper.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 AppleMobileDeviceHelper.exe malware:

  • Internet connection fluctuates
  • AppleMobileDeviceHelper.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 AppleMobileDeviceHelper.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 AppleMobileDeviceHelper.exe malware.

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

Ideally, replacing the existing AppleMobileDeviceHelper.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 AppleMobileDeviceHelper.exe malware from your computer including all other malwares!
 

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Malware Entries

First Seen: 01 January 2012 at 5:41 pm
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Malware
Name
Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
Malware Behavior
1 Apple Inc. Executable b6b928530675a408
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c4c6fb04
596c212a471e6d2a
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Virus.Win32.
Sality.gen
No 17.894.1.3 3.3.0.0 Saudi Arabia N/A
2 Apple Inc. Executable eb41cbb69e513f29
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Virus.Win32.
Sality.gen
No 17.758.0.6
8
3.1.0.0 Egypt N/A
3 Apple Inc. Executable bc0cba92bd8fd22d
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EmailWorm.Wi
n32.Runonce.
~v001
Yes 975.3.0.31 N/A 103.231.92.248/32 N/A
4 Apple Inc. Executable 987b29aca6b879cc
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TrojWare.Win
32.Patched.Q
Yes 17.971.0.2
3
3.3.0.0 103.213.131.154/32 N/A
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Safe Entries

First Seen: 02 June 2008 at 1:45 pm
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
1 N/A Executable baff20028e018e35
ceefd043b246823c
68fc9c51
d15e0464187ab523
05aa82a8394a307b
Yes 8, 2, 595,
0
8, 2, 595,
0
Germany
2 N/A Executable fd5d7df3d2a2871f
abf479faeec9af3a
c3afb1c1
d51bbf38a4003dba
c320312972ee5d2a
Yes 8, 0, 443,
5
8, 0, 443,
5
United States
3 Apple Inc. Executable 8561bbfe690fddbd
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2b341e62
81a68edfdc8694b6
65722795c9887205
Yes 17.893.0.4 3.3.0.0 10.224.1.58/32
4 N/A Executable 5e3f38702d0fd189
c27a6e63c6881592
d0027aa3
b2cabb72dc0feb84
46ce93c82deb240f
Yes 8, 2, 596,
2
8, 2, 596,
2
Internal Submission
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