How to Remove “AXDIST.EXE”

What is AXDIST.EXE?

AXDIST.EXE is a legitimate process file popularly known as AXDIST.EXE. It is associated with MMTOOLSX OCX by Unknown. It is located in C:\Program Files by default.

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

Affected Platforms: Windows OS

How to determine if your computer is infected with AXDIST.EXE malware?

Look out for the these symptoms to check if your PC is infected with AXDIST.EXE malware:

  • Unstable internet connection
  • AXDIST.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 AXDIST.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 AXDIST.EXE malware from system using Comodo Antivirus?

Step 1: Download our 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: Restart your PC after the installation gets over

Step 5: Wait for Comodo Internet Security to update the antivirus.

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 AXDIST.EXE malware from your computer including all other malwares!
 

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Malware Entries

First Seen: 22 November 2011 at 2:40 pm
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Malware
Name
Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
Malware Behavior
1 Microsoft Corporation Executable 96f9d3d893dce5fc
831355b82686b110
68fd9453
4f660e91cef3791f
2bbef02aef0a3187
Worm.Win32.P
assMa.D
No 4.90.3000 4.90.3000 India N/A
2 Microsoft Corporation Executable 785aa9097206b893
b131dfec8a9f1e4e
6db3d219
2af6fc01c65935d6
980b5c5f22da407e
TrojWare.Win
32.Patched.Q
No 4.71.0030.
1
4.71.0030.
1
Brazil N/A
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Safe Entries

First Seen: 11 October 2008 at 2:19 am
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
1 Microsoft Corporation Executable 6a9a4054eb224452
193e691b63e494f6
85db42a5
d7a3dfa0646b9593
04ba282ddb8ffb7b
No 4.71.0030.
1
4.71.0030.
1
10.0.17.142/32
2 Microsoft Corporation Executable 6a9a4054eb224452
193e691b63e494f6
85db42a5
d7a3dfa0646b9593
04ba282ddb8ffb7b
No 4.71.0030.
1
4.71.0030.
1
10.224.1.116/32
3 Microsoft Corporation Executable 057e9c9cd60b7b18
a1290dfdd62ae2df
110f765c
8442dc2a789540b7
4468de0a2240bac8
No 4.71.0030.
1
4.71.0030.
1
Internal Submission
4 Microsoft Corporation Executable 057e9c9cd60b7b18
a1290dfdd62ae2df
110f765c
8442dc2a789540b7
4468de0a2240bac8
No 4.71.0030.
1
4.71.0030.
1
Internal Submission
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