How to Remove “ATIPTAXX.EXE”

What is ATIPTAXX.EXE?

ATIPTAXX.EXE is a legitimate file. This process is known as ATI Desktop Control Panel. It belongs to software ATI Desktop Component and was developed by Microsoft Office Professional.  It is commonly stored in C:\Program Files. The malware programmers or cyber criminals write different types of malicious programs and name it as ATIPTAXX.EXE to damage the software and hardware.

Affected Platform: Windows OS

How to check if your computer is infected with ATIPTAXX.EXE malware?       

Malicious authors try to infect the systems with different types of malicious programs. Each form of malicious software is designed to infect the system that creates different issues and impact on the system. One can notice the following changes once the system is infected with ATIPTAXX.EXE  malware

  • If the internet connection fluctuation is high 
  • If the ATIPTAXX.EXE  file is taking more of your CPU memory 
  • If the system performance is very low
  • If the system is redirected to some strange websites 
  • If the system is getting some annoying popup ads 
  • If the system freezes quiet often
  • If it invites other malware to infect and damage the system and exploits the same to collect the user private informaton

When one of these happens then you can be sure that your system is infected with setup.exe  malware. To confirm that go to task manager by pressing the combination of keys ctrl+alt+del and go to the process tab and right click on the ATIPTAXX.EXE  and open the location, if the location is subfolder C:\Program Files files then the system is not affected by ATIPTAXX.EXE , if the location is somewhere else then the system is affected by ATIPTAXX.EXE malware.

How to remove ATIPTAXX.EXE malware from system using Comodo Antivirus?

Ideally, replacing the existing ATIPTAXX.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 Free Comodo Antivirus.

Step 2: Installation configuration frames will be displayed. Select the configuration you would like to apply.

Step 3: After network detection is complete, press “Close” button for a scan window.

Step 4: 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 ATIPTAXX.EXE malware from your computer including all other malwares!

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Malware Entries

First Seen: 15 May 2011 at 1:58 am
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Malware
Name
Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
Malware Behavior
1 ATI Technologies, Inc. Executable 03efcf0f0cfd4a81
174e2159fc998c01
887d2ebf
101d00b7310e9a8b
141ccd43a1ae96f3
Virus.Win32.
Sality.K
No 6.14.10.51
83
6.14.10.51
83
Poland N/A
2 ATI Technologies, Inc. Executable 30c7d1a28607ae5e
dc313a26bb0de7cc
cf5277f3
f0d9e9ad4662f268
603d6cbe70f8f414
Virus.Win32.
Sality.gen
No 6.14.10.51
60
6.14.10.51
60
Turkey N/A
3 ATI Technologies, Inc. Executable 7dbbd71ca3847bf4
e518c45d2c940c1f
fbfa0c51
2701521286784a7f
252e426f50086857
Virus.Win32.
Sality.gen
No 6.13.2519 6.13.2519 Philippines N/A
4 ATI Technologies, Inc. Executable 53bf2998dc636747
1bdadd3b361bdf4c
4fef354f
6dd1e0720b589c98
16a7c5bb8f4c579a
Virus.Win32.
Sality.gen
No 6.13.2519 6.13.2519 Brazil N/A
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Safe Entries

First Seen: 04 June 2008 at 4:47 pm
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
1 ATI Technologies, Inc. Executable a415da8dc1edeb8d
f85879c2fa3528a7
13ae43e0
a3cdf2ccdb6acb3d
2fc84fd9f8fc03d7
No 6.14.10.51
66
6.14.10.51
66
Czech Republic
2 ATI Technologies, Inc. Executable d4b4945d268cac25
4c9282991a238230
209276f1
6b20c23bccad01e4
54de83d31deaed88
No 6.14.10.51
55
6.14.10.51
55
Czech Republic
3 ATI Technologies, Inc. Executable b0a05d18900e04ea
bafd8ae2bb0f16b3
8c8d7467
9c470051fc9a8864
3c38862368846e80
No 6.14.10.51
93
6.14.10.51
93
United States
4 ATI Technologies, Inc. Executable 3272e6a800da7a5f
b3eb8514d3220368
a8ebc2d4
60e3fed964a8a47a
35a237d3c771bc60
No 6.14.10.51
94
6.14.10.51
94
104.236.253.252/32
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