How to Remove “ALE.exe”

What is ALE.exe?

ALE.exe is a legitimate process file popularly known as ALE. It belongs to AMD LIVE Explorer, developed by Advanced Micro Device, Inc. It is located in C:\Program Files by default.

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

Affected Platforms: Windows OS

How to determine if your computer is infected with ALE.exe malware?

Look out for these symptoms to check if your PC is infected with ALE.exe malware:

  • Unstable internet connection
  • ALE.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 ALE.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 ALE.exe malware from system using Comodo Antivirus?

Step 1: Download our award-winning 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 ALE.exe malware from your computer including all other malwares!
 

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Malware Entries

First Seen: 24 February 2010 at 5:22 pm
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Malware
Name
Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
Malware Behavior
1 N/A Executable b045940441e959e2
91a9bbaa1387dd24
1ac94c0d
f6e5d090b61ef8e2
729b1af5575ce058
EmailWorm.Wi
n32.Runonce.
~v001
No N/A N/A Poland N/A
2 N/A Executable 2e200a86f20a5445
6ffd09483dfe2c22
c5006c75
f7a6708d63e96214
0007210a16b09f6a
Unclassified
Malware
No N/A N/A Internal Submission N/A
3 ProgeSOFT Executable 6d6debe0018a7edc
17bd85b3e6144d5f
f84634ee
d9f7b3bcaabd2aea
61b052918b972a6b
Worm.Win32.G
ael.A
No 7.00.0072 7.00.0072 Russian Federation N/A
4 ResTech Corporation Executable 6dc30b60602642d6
3793912c60c13d17
fc334ba0
f050d4a223e1ed9c
637622015711cbc1
Unclassified
Malware
No 1.0.0.0 1.0.0.0 Internal Submission N/A
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Safe Entries

First Seen: 01 July 2008 at 12:26 pm
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
1 Nicolas Inc. Executable 0ab2102a864af9ad
c82859bc1cb26ca0
33511ad8
4a13e38e5b8a8b60
2235ae1f9e5f293d
No 2.1.0.0 2.1.0.0 Internal Submission
2 AppDev Products, LLC Executable daba1fc862bcff06
7af111359eab994e
8fba8558
5deb8050770e9204
226bfa9a6e93a000
No 2.1.2 N/A United States
3 ProgeSOFT Executable 1082d80f31194889
27abd6ae618bc340
659c4ecd
55d29363bd5af144
e0806dc1a2e27b4b
No 5.00 5.00 Brazil
4 N/A Executable 9b1ca0510b21522f
4dc05dd09a3b2678
95e59f98
9c9f1e83b16d1b75
b9bbe542e0a8add3
No N/A N/A Internal Submission
Display 4 items per page
  • 4 items per page
  • 8 items per page
  • 16 items per page
  • 32 items per page
 

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