How to Remove “AOM.exe”

What is AOM.exe?

Originally developed by Adobe Systems, AOM.exe is a legitimate file process and also called as AOM MFC Application that is associated with software AOM Application and is located in C:\Program files by default.

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

Affected Platform: Windows OS

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

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

  • AOM.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:\Program files  you should run an antivirus scan to get rid of the malware.

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

You can either choose to remove AOM.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: 05 July 2009 at 6:47 pm
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Malware
Name
Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
Malware Behavior
1 Ensemble Studios Executable 2e1d5e852b0008eb
e3b720ebdbab663e
5d9a46cf
f160b3223375420f
d3437220da1876ee
Unclassified
Malware
No 3.2002.10. 3.2002.10. Internal Submission N/A
2 N/A Executable acdf74b45fa5e72a
d2fa37563f00201a
def7e96c
eca684ab62e100bc
50b69f90a3b0ccc8
TrojWare.Win
32.Trojan.Ag
ent.~IDA
No N/A N/A Mexico N/A
3 Setup Executable 0b55e56a6add6b4d
d4ceff475a0018a2
03d02a5a
8300c91b40229b42
301aebc6d8859907
Application.
Win32.Agent.
~AVL
No 1.0.0.1 1.0.0.1 Internal Submission N/A
4 N/A Executable a9b517f0e923a8c3
9b51e412659eff52
7b1151bd
42458d1b6680e0ff
a221e68f88a64f1a
TrojWare.MSI
L.PSW.Agent.
oxf
No 3.20.0.17 3.20.0.17 Internal Submission N/A
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Safe Entries

First Seen: 05 June 2008 at 2:32 pm
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
1 Ensemble Studios Executable 68dfe04091f602d3
ac43fafad047abd4
4ae70ecf
17e1fcac68fc1670
a30f16c50c63ddc3
No 3.2002.10. 3.2002.10. United States
2 Ensemble Studios Executable d41d18c4c8cbd3ab
edce7351c8b55218
896ad516
30d7b92004e09063
aa69d1ef89a537ff
No 3.2002.10. 3.2002.10. Slovakia
3 Ensemble Studios Executable 68dfe04091f602d3
ac43fafad047abd4
4ae70ecf
17e1fcac68fc1670
a30f16c50c63ddc3
No 3.2002.10. 3.2002.10. Poland
4 Adobe Systems, Incorporated Executable 7e195efd1c00453d
8fe5154e85b72856
1348c67b
N/A No 2, 5, 2, 2 2, 5, 2, 2 Russian Federation
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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