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.

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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: 08 October 2011 at 7:05 am
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Malware
Name
Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
Malware Behavior
1 N/A Executable 735195baeb4f85b4
c3b48a6841205ce0
89394198
f9450c9457a78695
4ac84b5f62fb95ce
Application.
Win32.Prepsc
ram.RQ
No N/A N/A Greece N/A
2 N/A Executable 338b6ce4b39b5f3c
bbadbcde7f6818d9
8759549d
4b47d49af7f76372
ea65c530af9ba4b9
Win32.Viking
.N~clean
No 1.0.0.0 1.0.0.0 Taiwan N/A
3 Microsoft Corporation Executable 4264e94ec9227248
1f854c1ddd801a8d
eb208276
bb7d5a95107a716b
4744dc9c5a144635
Unclassified
Malware
No 3.01
(win7sp1_l
dr.180908-
0600)
6.1.7601.2
4260
United States N/A
4 Piriform Ltd Executable 117ef6789ab8d8a1
5bb05260158429bc
c52e6a27
10fd75d6abdfbaf4
a2ec066ffeeaa52e
Application.
Win32.ICLoad
er.GAKL
Yes 5, 32, 00,
6129
5, 32, 00,
6129
United States N/A
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Safe Entries

First Seen: 23 February 2011 at 11:23 am
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
1 Adobe Systems Incorporated Executable 6740949213b91683
4e27761bff06a5db
e5a77b04
15d504447a0d0e9c
ab49ef4af36bd64f
No 4.05 4.05 Czech Republic
2 N/A Executable ad36ed88a8e9461f
c8885265d5e91150
c35780db
8ea92359881b552e
43841aa3f0bb7a37
No N/A N/A Serbia
3 Adobe Systems Incorporated Executable 386d18d492dc22d3
6930ec2968c2250f
f386dc86
8e810487aed7eb23
6f56d47e9cc8d018
No 5.0.0.2001
032200
5.0.0.0 India
4 N/A Executable 57ec490eaeee4649
624bf9a088c162ce
30dc67f4
434ad21517bafd9d
b77f23fd8c13eb01
No N/A N/A Internal Submission
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