How to Remove “Acrobat Elements.exe”

What is Acrobat Elements.exe?

Acrobat Elements.exe is a legitimate file process developed by Adobe Acrobat. It is associated with Adobe Acrobat Elements. You can locate the file in C:\Program files. The virus is created by malware authors and are named them after Acrobat Elements.exe file.

Affected Platform: Windows OS

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

Keep an eye for the following symptoms to check if your PC is infected with Acrobat Elements.exe malware:

  • Unstable internet connection
  • Browser redirects to unwanted websites
  • PC performance slows down
  • Browser is bombarded with hordes of popup ads
  • System screen freezes repeatedly

If you find any of  the above mentioned symptoms, take the following steps to be sure about the malware infection:

1) Press CTRL+ALT+DEL keys to open Task Manager.

2) Go to the process tab and right-click on the Acrobat Elements.exe file and open its location.

If the file is located outside C:\Program files, then you should take measures to get rid of the malware.

How to remove Acrobat Elements.exe  malware from system with Comodo Cleaning Essentials?

Comodo Cleaning Essentials (CCE) incoporates antivirus software with unique features like auto-sandboxing to identify and obstruct every suspicious process running on an endpoint with a single click. To remove malwares using Acrobat Elements.exe, follow the steps mentioned below:

Step 1: Download the CCE suite.

Step 2: To start the application, double-click on the CCE.exe file.

Step 3: It then probes the antivirus to initiate a full system scan to identify and remove any existing malicious files.

Step 4: If threats are found during the scanning, you will be prompted with an alert screen.

Step 5: Comodo Cleaning Essentials will remove Acrobat Elements.exe  malware from your computer including all other malwares!

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Malware Entries

First Seen: 08 October 2008 at 8:09 am
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Malware
Name
Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
Malware Behavior
1 Adobe Systems Inc. Executable a68e4e369dcf9e75
678bcdb2c4dea329
ae92b8d4
e4d7c2d9cd171769
20beda0a0e4c692a
P2PWorm.Win3
2.Polip.A
No 6.0.0.2003
051500
6.0.0.2003
051500
Kazakhstan N/A
2 Adobe Systems Inc. Executable 9e32e97eb5702547
1e8711f2743d81bf
8ebb6d91
7e92c61142a49f40
8cc70ac343482c98
Virus.Win32.
Sality.gen
No 7.0.0.2004
121400\0
7.0.0.2004
121400\0
Brazil N/A
3 Adobe Systems Inc. Executable 9e8b2411b35da269
2cfa996bae5596f9
ef33a322
46c95b73899a98cd
8d760acedf72eae7
Virus.Win32.
Sality.gen
No 8.0.0.2006
102200\0
8.0.0.2006
102200\0
Iran, Islamic Republic of N/A
4 N/A Executable 7669198dd80f90f4
2bddfb7f12ce7341
3999e704
1269c1e5d1133f74
082ac5eb6b904732
Win32.Viking
.N~clean
No 1.0.0.0 1.0.0.0 Taiwan N/A
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Safe Entries

First Seen: 27 June 2008 at 8:27 pm
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
1 Adobe Systems Inc. Executable 5c2a5c2445d22998
da303ed4dc85c3b4
c4235a75
ec20ac6ca1619224
84f218cf77f70898
No 6.0.1.2003
110300\0
6.0.1.2003
110300\0
India
2 Adobe Systems Inc. Executable 55cd8f77f83d4700
8cc46b397308471e
58ce25f8
bd083987f795a2f8
3c49086a673a2566
No 7.0.5.2005
092300\0
7.0.5.2005
092300\0
Greece
3 Adobe Systems Inc. Executable 80d07bca6091beb4
a0a1411211b7a44e
de537813
a9a7a15771fc8921
0548acbe6b50942b
Yes 9.1.0.2009
022700\0
9.1.0.2009
022700\0
Netherlands
4 Adobe Systems Inc. Executable 7ce796714343c16d
924e8c5624131f7f
7d671c14
4c786be7f38f42a7
63993f8ba2552ffa
No 7.0.0.2004
121400\0
7.0.0.2004
121400\0
Malaysia
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  • 4 items per page
  • 8 items per page
  • 16 items per page
  • 32 items per page
 
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