How to Remove “APPLESYNCUIHANDLER.EXE”

What is AppleSyncUIHandler.exe?

Originally developed by Apple Inc., AppleSyncUIHandler.exe is a legitimate file process. This process is known as AppleSyncUIHandler and it belongs to AppleSyncUIHandler product. It is located in C:\Program Files by default.

AppleSyncUIHandler.exe virus is created when malware authors write virus files and name them after AppleSyncUIHandler.exe with an aim to spread virus on the internet.

Affected Platform: Windows OS

How to check if your computer is infected with AppleSyncUIHandler.exe malware?

If your system is affected by AppleSyncUIHandler.exe malware, you will notice one or several of the symptoms below:
AppleSyncUIHandler.exe occupies an unusually large CPU memory

  • Erratic internet connection
  • Your browser is bombarded with annoying popup ads
  • Computer screen freezes
  • PC's processing speed suffers
  • You are redirected to unknown websites

To pinpoint the virus file location, take the following steps:

Step 1: Press CTRL+ALT+DEL keys at once to open Task Manager.

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

How to remove AppleSyncUIHandler.exe malware from system using Comodo Cleaning Essentials?

You can either choose to remove AppleSyncUIHandler.exe and other malwares using Comodo Antivirus, or Comodo Cleaning Essentials (CCE) – both of which are absolutely free to download! CCE is a set of computer security tools designed to help you identify and remove malwares and unsafe processes from an infected computer.

To remove malwares using CCE, take the following steps:

1. Check the system requirements and download the feature-rich CCE suite for free.

2. After installation, choose the type of scan you want to perform. CCE offers 3 scan options to get rid of malwares from a PC:

  • Smart Scan: Does a scan on critical areas of your system.
  • Full Scan: Does a complete scan of your system.
  • Custom Scan: Does a scan only on selected items.

The process to initiate the above mentioned scans are self-explanatory and thus, easy-to-use. 
Additionally, it's recommended that you approve of any updates that the CCE will prompt you about to ensure it does a better job of identifying all the latest threats.

3. Click 'Next' to view the results.
Regardless of the type of scan you choose, the results will sometimes show false positive (flagging files that are actually safe), which has to be ignored. Only select the files you want to get rid of.

4. Click 'Apply' to apply the selected operations to the threats. The selected operations will be applied.

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Malware Entries

First Seen: 28 December 2010 at 9:37 am
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Malware
Name
Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
Malware Behavior
1 N/A Executable d546cfe20c0a34fe
e4015685a4853e77
f2f231c5
e18de58c39a39852
6bd67d7aa801a582
Virus.Win32.
Parite.gen
Yes 8, 4, 16,
0
8, 4, 16,
0
United States N/A
2 N/A Executable c19e9b2b7169ff5f
b52811dd99fc804e
34056209
45a50364acf8cf93
76c0b5a26cfd8c20
Virus.Win32.
Sality.gen
No 8, 4, 16,
0
8, 4, 16,
0
Egypt N/A
3 N/A Executable b199d625c600998a
bc83b12ca6185770
61efc21d
34ae92639bb39af7
7812798a99f543ac
Virus.Win32.
Parite.gen
Yes 8, 4, 16,
0
8, 4, 16,
0
United States N/A
4 N/A Executable 625ced2f64b1068c
63993cd9aec34738
2bf4b12f
33a64c06100e9149
20b3260c85c1fd57
Virus.Win32.
Parite.gen
Yes 8, 4, 16,
0
8, 4, 16,
0
United States N/A
Display 4 items per page
  • 4 items per page
  • 8 items per page
  • 16 items per page
  • 32 items per page
18

Safe Entries

First Seen: 11 July 2008 at 9:52 am
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
1 N/A Executable 471e3cd1612fd6f3
e454ea0e09e3ae56
c1402c37
190607401a3a1baa
1bb93d34fb25c97e
No 7, 8, 10,
0
7, 8, 10,
0
Internal Submission
2 N/A Executable 02329bcf6393605b
c8402e20ca74e019
949ad717
e3a35011006c0da5
0bb0a43c163ee402
Yes 8, 4, 16,
0
8, 4, 16,
0
Internal Submission
3 N/A Executable 65524394e54a15b9
a9f64a69e368f006
501353d7
c25b9f709e1791b1
06a221ca00269e07
Yes 8, 2, 16,
0
8, 2, 16,
0
Internal Submission
4 N/A Executable fd54b3c865f855e7
82aa18a0607c89c2
9b62a0cb
c0355da4d47e6eb9
49c50d7721836bcb
Yes 8, 2, 16,
0
8, 2, 16,
0
Internal Submission
Display 4 items per page
  • 4 items per page
  • 8 items per page
  • 16 items per page
  • 32 items per page
 
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