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: 01 July 2008 at 11:32 am
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Malware
Name
Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
Malware Behavior
1 Adobe Systems, Incorporated Executable ec6518f62d0a60bb
1c568747b20591c3
bd476333
d9d1a20866d2fb42
bfd6b4280f0e6df0
Virus.Win32.
Sality.gen
No 2,7,0,51 2,7,0,51 Brazil N/A
2 Adobe Systems, Incorporated Executable b9b5240c674187c5
8991ff04fa5f2881
ef41c999
47bc37a3a3d7a03e
b7dee33d64430fc4
Virus.Win32.
Sality.gen
No 2, 5, 2, 2 2, 5, 2, 2 India 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 Adobe Systems, Incorporated Executable 9d360d773019b7ec
1ffcb4e602b8b382
57d06b89
4b05880e0a1891ac
5112f0735f6eac4c
Virus.Win32.
Ramnit.K
No 2,7,1,24 2,7,1,24 India 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 Adobe Systems, Incorporated Executable 46356d00461be923
af065c67778c6ee2
66e93434
63f6d13ab729795d
7a0878a20516ce6e
No 2,7,0,51 2,7,0,51 United States
2 Ensemble Studios Executable 0255ee8ac591b0cb
b59c017619adddeb
68771c8c
a210748c821ad5e4
563e895bba62ce76
No 3.2003.1.1 3.2003.1.1 Brazil
3 Adobe Systems, Incorporated Executable 7e195efd1c00453d
8fe5154e85b72856
1348c67b
N/A No 2, 5, 2, 2 2, 5, 2, 2 United Kingdom
4 Ensemble Studios Executable 7a5e8214d7747876
3ed263cbe007c869
8dfe8f48
ac0654343e2e21b4
c1759fe20f07b5ca
No 3.2002.12. 3.2002.12. Mexico
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