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: 21 October 2011 at 8:14 am
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Malware
Name
Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
Malware Behavior
1 AIMP DevTeam Executable 993bb0d17cc4cec0
388e68a7806940f2
afe3ec23
a9d679d5e24d8934
a98e1c84b3f54680
Virus.Win32.
Ramnit.K
No 2.6.0.472 N/A Russian Federation N/A
2 Корпорация Майкрософт Executable c50231e159767e4a
91139f4a374ac746
67718e9b
5b7fc7ce0d9942db
a0d9fedcce9f7be1
Unclassified
Malware
No 5.1.2600.5
512
(xpsp.0804
13-2113)
5.1.2600.5
512
Internal Submission N/A
3 AIMP DevTeam Executable 1f4b4673b3f99573
a45300461f8de280
ae50117c
ae0ab803243eb570
b171a8d3359c7fd5
Virus.Win32.
Parite.gen
No 2.1.1.0 2 Thailand N/A
4 AIMP DevTeam Executable d67512f1d54d2a31
6d5a880621a821d0
0cf4e47f
b2d946f2a5cc2503
27c7f6d4c75c9078
Virus.Win32.
Virut.CE
No 2.6.1.570 N/A Indonesia N/A
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Safe Entries

First Seen: 01 September 2008 at 3:51 am
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
1 AIMP DevTeam Executable 45c326016e991a0a
1e2c7cffc9ac0728
21af1e4e
9159d34dda2ee43a
badc27f513e37a3b
No 2.6.1.583 N/A 198.20.167.84/32
2 AIMP DevTeam Executable ebf31d045507b2dd
03d2c92f1462fee9
fb5199bd
083c324962938e9b
330b364117ca84c6
No 2.1.0.0 2 Russian Federation
3 AIMP DevTeam Executable 4588ab7fc0dac00d
1e4536d702814ba3
9800c85b
e4f49daa45e082e3
ca902c3c0ce24913
No 2.6.1.560 N/A United States
4 AIMP DevTeam Executable 45c326016e991a0a
1e2c7cffc9ac0728
21af1e4e
9159d34dda2ee43a
badc27f513e37a3b
No 2.6.1.583 N/A Romania
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