How to Remove “Account.exe”

What is Account.exe?

Though its developer origin remains unknown, Account.exe is a legitimate file process that is associated with Account.  It is located in C:\Program files by default.

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

Affected Platform: Windows OS

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

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

  • Account.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 Account.exe malware from system using Comodo Cleaning Essentials?

You can either choose to remove Account.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: 18 April 2009 at 4:41 am
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Malware
Name
Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
Malware Behavior
1 Free Internet KG Executable 24bc7085c77eef3f
0eedfee5e3188479
e9a326e7
ad14215adfb4eabe
6a2550bdbb18e7a3
Unclassified
Malware
No 5.1.1.0 5.1.1.0 Internal Submission N/A
2 版权所有《胜明数据》 Executable 60840ea611d4234e
cfe746f8b01786f5
fd77cfa9
4b2588b489188507
6ef99f57e9dc11a1
Backdoor.Win
32.Hupigon.g
klqo
No 2, 4, 0, 9 2, 4, 0, 9 Internal Submission N/A
3 N/A Executable 92975867424ddd49
a64cbe1e45189c7c
694bad93
94dfaa9744ddb2ed
e697691d6bcb719b
Worm.Win32.V
B.~FF
No 1.00 1.00 China N/A
4 版权所有《风云数据》 Executable 8498ee263c349d29
e261ddd21f1944aa
031f4737
660eff7272d4f5bc
5137bafd03b5f647
Backdoor.Win
32.Hupigon.g
klqo
No 2, 4, 0, 9 2, 4, 0, 9 Internal Submission N/A
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23

Safe Entries

First Seen: 02 April 2009 at 5:44 pm
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
1 N/A Executable c52757e550307689
7292e971503af069
9485675c
9b5a4953e9b3a96e
15d111f33cad232e
No 1.0.0.1 1.0.0.1 United States
2 N/A Executable 62ed18312dfdb582
f632bdbf4eafe81e
9a4f0f93
189b18c25800f0f8
93fd3ee3f2340ee0
No N/A N/A Internal Submission
3 N/A Executable 8949b2713a8e25bd
faf29072576c167a
40ac811f
cfc6c4769ae1d6e7
41f6bef45c07f1cf
No N/A N/A Internal Submission
4 AccSoft Shareware Executable a17998b85bd436a2
96f82b0741b1bac4
78b34dd1
a47242f47aa38187
09f963eae46ba0b8
No 9.02.0100 9.02.0100 United States
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  • 32 items per page
 
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