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 11b45089a346d248
af25d879df326e09
d621da58
8a39376ea871049e
567a559c8d0b69e6
Virus.Win32.
Sality.gen
No 17.859.2.2 3.3.0.0 Pakistan N/A
2 Apple Inc. Executable b99a7ee7477cc23e
4ad17040023d701d
4ac856fb
0cbc0d905013555b
e6918af6de76fb3d
Virus.Win32.
Sality.gen
No 17.860.0.1
63
3.3.0.0 Singapore N/A
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Safe Entries

First Seen: 20 November 2008 at 9:54 pm
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
1 Apple Inc. Executable dd8e5d7ba8b24d59
1cf9ae36e8cb15fd
c0df6c21
9da5f9909ef807e5
a265fb66a70be4ab
Yes 17.860.0.1
63
3.3.0.0 Internal Submission
2 Apple Inc. Executable dd8e5d7ba8b24d59
1cf9ae36e8cb15fd
c0df6c21
9da5f9909ef807e5
a265fb66a70be4ab
Yes 17.860.0.1
63
3.3.0.0 United Kingdom
3 Apple Inc. Executable feaf8dbd64b4dc38
cb24ac47f5b30001
4064a8d5
f5f7442f5537df61
b57f7a52a74c14de
Yes 17.818.5.2 3.3.0.0 Turkey
4 Apple Inc. Executable 8764101ed7384f31
5b15247cdf2e9dfd
297e57db
031d7d9d76180bb7
e8f80b2ee74289ef
Yes 17.859.2.3 3.3.0.0 Ireland
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