How to Remove “AIMP2.exe”

What is AIMP2.exe?

Originally developed by  AIMP DevTeam, AIMP2.exe is a legitimate file process. This process is known as AIMP2 and it belongs to AIMP2 product. It is located in C:\Program Files by default.

AIMP2.exe virus is created when malware authors write virus files and name them after AIMP2.exe with an aim to spread virus on the internet.

Affected Platform: Windows OS

How to check if your computer is infected with AIMP2.exe malware?

If your system is affected by AIMP2.exe malware, you will notice one or several of the symptoms below:

  • AIMP2.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:\Progarm Files, you should run an antivirus scan to get rid of the malware.

How to remove AIMP2.exe malware from system using Comodo Cleaning Essentials?

You can either choose to remove AIMP2.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: 17 January 2009 at 12:40 am
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Malware
Name
Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
Malware Behavior
1 AIMP DevTeam Executable 89e50064edbdcf88
c377688726645ea2
df4ba6a4
6103a1c3b6f643d9
380c3e6af297b6ab
Virus.Win32.
Sality.gen
No 2.6.1.560 N/A Ukraine N/A
2 AIMP DevTeam Executable 745dbe143a63d428
e9cbd83e0bd55e13
6549d1ec
0de67e95373508fa
e6b5c7ad16248d0c
Virus.Win32.
Sality.gen
No 2.6.1.583 N/A Sweden N/A
3 AIMP DevTeam Executable 642022687eaa8114
a2d8d6f5b3aaab9a
8f1feb47
d6f0e586126b2f08
a09abce969f555a2
MalCrypt.Ind
us!
No 2.5.1.330 N/A Russian Federation N/A
4 AIMP DevTeam Executable ca695d656cb88b16
e312043550a5d5a5
e0c62970
19880d5f1ddf2dda
51230acf5791e26e
Unclassified
Malware
No 2.6.0.525 N/A Ukraine N/A
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Safe Entries

First Seen: 26 June 2008 at 4:39 pm
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
1 AIMP DevTeam Executable 1b3c9c3d3c581964
fc49bb6f50b5984e
10f489ea
b77f846fef5cce34
e707b887a9131fdb
No 2.6.1.583 N/A United States
2 AIMP DevTeam Executable 6eac09f2463b3792
92c77664120eade2
981124df
f63560a9d118a13f
5ba32eaff0326c30
No 2.5.1.320 N/A Internal Submission
3 AIMP DevTeam Executable f213bc2dffac5814
7bd01fb6e0c927cc
dfed7734
fb5bf313f8d2c3f7
4ba2f93f03e94ce8
No 2.0.8.3 2 Russian Federation
4 AIMP DevTeam Executable 4cb83aa71830c864
c13002492bdd0575
e15a458e
5526fb6dcc75bad9
9e67d4a4c38629e4
No 2.0.8.0 2 Internal Submission
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