How to Remove “Acrobat.exe”

What is Acrobat.exe?

Acrobat.exe is a legitimate file. This process is known as Portable Document Format. It belongs to software Adobe Acrobat Reader and is developed by Adobe Systems. It is commonly stored in C:\Program Files. The malware programmers or cyber criminals write different types of malicious programs and name it as Acrobat.exe to damage the software and hardware.

Affected Platform: Windows OS

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

Malicious authors try to infect the systems with different types of malicious programs. Each form of malicious software is designed to infect the system that creates different issues and impact on the system. One can notice the following changes once the system is infected with Acrobat.exe malware

  • If the internet connection fluctuation is high 
  • If the Acrobat.exe file is taking more of your CPU memory 
  • If the system performance is very low
  • If the system is redirected to some strange websites 
  • If the system is getting some annoying popup ads 
  • If the system freezes quiet often
  • If it invites other malware to infect and damage the system and exploits the same to collect the user private informaton

When one of these happens then you can be sure that your system is infected with setup.exe  malware. To confirm that go to task manager by pressing the combination of keys ctrl+alt+del and go to the process tab and right click on the Acrobat.exe  and open the location, if the location is subfolder C:\Program Files files then the system is not affected by Acrobat.exe , if the location is somewhere else then the system is affected by Acrobat.exe malware.

How to remove Acrobat.exe malware from system using Comodo Antivirus?

Step 1: Download the award-winning Free Comodo Antivirus.

Step 2: Installation configuration frames will be displayed. Select the configuration you would like to apply.

Step 3: After network detection is complete, press “Close” button for a scan window.

Step 4: Restart your PC.

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Step 6: Proceed with a quick scan that automatically begins after the update.

Step 7: If threats are found during the scanning, you will be prompted with an alert screen.

Step 8: Comodo Antivirus will remove Acrobat.exe malware from your computer including all other malwares!

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Malware Entries

First Seen: 30 March 2009 at 10:17 pm
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Malware
Name
Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
Malware Behavior
1 Adobe Systems Incorporated Executable d3bad7af19cb7daf
b0e738d959342d79
71e48fc9
25385eb2beed46a9
74e2076bb1001c71
Win32.Jeefo.
A
No 8.1.0.2007
051100
8.1.0.2007
051100
Barbados N/A
2 Jie Ling Executable 98c5b9f8c4a9ad64
33423c3d4c5c1105
52398d65
37df848a95bd381c
80f644e13ffc2a04
TrojWare.Win
32.Trojan.Ag
ent.Gen
No 9,0,1,8 9,0,1,8 United States N/A
3 N/A Executable 002898e7820c9b8f
c24c7f44c077e47a
e706541b
cef6102897d6db8e
d51c1296ad2a46eb
Win32.Viking
.BN~clean
No 1.0.0.0 1.0.0.0 Taiwan N/A
4 CJSC "Computing Forces" Executable 7ae07a032a9fc978
e88a38d818ee344a
85031d3a
6d94f875a85a9f17
c21938a10d3ce2c6
Unclassified
Malware
No 4.6.9.9 9.9.9.1 Italy N/A
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Safe Entries

First Seen: 27 June 2008 at 8:25 pm
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
1 Adobe Systems Incorporated Executable 7eb618383a150bfb
164db03603c0863e
400675c1
4164e6906ef7a149
d24ad423d7773f8a
Yes 9.5.0.270 9.5.0.270 Vietnam
2 Adobe Systems Incorporated Executable b7721aa6028e5f71
082628d36e5bb76a
e6598afc
d8be7945b00eb6b2
9e9cf9a38e1b3430
No 6.0.0.0 ME 6.0.0.0 ME Iran, Islamic Republic of
3 Adobe Systems Incorporated Executable 884d0b00291c105e
af40f04557f2b021
92c5d62b
5a454af4cd1d090b
da579bed7cb618b6
No 5.0.5.2001
102600
5.0.5.0 Oman
4 Adobe Systems Incorporated Executable 1ea9e53b82d645fc
037cb1394fc683f5
4eadce5d
708249242257123b
872f27928628534d
Yes 9.1.0.2009
022700
9.1.0.2009
022700
Internal Submission
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