How to Remove “ACStart.exe”

What is ACStart.exe?

ACStart.exe is a legitimate executable file developed by ArcSoft Inc. This process is known as AcroSoft Connect Restart and it belongs to AcroSoft Connect Restart product. It is commonly stored in C:\Program Files. Cybercriminals find a way out to mimic malicious programs in the name of ACStart.exe to spread malware infection.

Affected Platform: Windows OS

How to detect whether your system is affected by ACStart.exe ?

Viruses can easily affect and corrupt “.exe” files causing several system malfunctions. Below are the symptoms to check if your system is infected with the malware:

  • Problem during computer startup.
  • Problem during program startup.
  • Errors while running specific functions.
  • Damaged and missing link files.
  • Conflict in the process.
  • Missing or corrupted driver files.
  • Invalid Windows registry.
  • Hardware malfunction.


To further establish the infection of malware, 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 ACStart.exe file and open its location.

If the file is located outside C:\Program files, then you should perform an antivirus scan to get rid of the malware infection.

How does Comodo Antivirus help you to protect your system from ACStart.exe malware?

Comodo Antivirus protects your system from malware attacks and also removes any existing infections. Following are the steps to effectively purge out the ACStart.exe malware from your system.

Step 1: Download and install Comodo 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.

Step 5: Wait until the Comodo Internet Security updates the antivirus.

Step 6: Initiate a quick scan that instantly begins after the update.

Step 7: If the system is infected with ACStart.exe malware or any other threats, you will be prompted with an alert screen upon scanning.

Step 8: Comodo Antivirus will remove ACStart.exe malware from your computer including all other malwares!
 

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Malware Entries

First Seen: 19 February 2017 at 5:37 am
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Name
Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
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1 ArcSoft Inc. Executable e55502a4f707d8e5
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No 1.1.0.45 1.1.0.45 India N/A
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Safe Entries

First Seen: 24 June 2008 at 10:00 am
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
1 ArcSoft Executable 3f968c2daa70ad9f
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N/A Yes 1.0.0.36 1.0.0.36 India
2 ArcSoft Inc. Executable 887ff93048f27e4a
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3 ArcSoft Inc. Executable cb5b5fe584e5312b
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Yes 1.1.0.43 1.1.0.43 Australia
4 ArcSoft Inc. Executable 3f3cac4ab0a2d359
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No 1.1.0.34 1.1.0.34 United States
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