How to Remove “Akdve.exe”

What is akdve.exe?

Originally developed by AhnLab, Inc. akdve.exe is a legitimate file process. This process is known as AKDVE and it belongs to AhnLab TrueFind Technology product. It is located in C:\Program Files by default. akdve.exe virus is created when malware authors write virus files and name them after akdve.exe with an aim to spread virus on the internet.

Affected Platform: Windows OS

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

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

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

You can either choose to remove akdve.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.

0

Malware Entries

No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Malware
Name
Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
Malware Behavior
Display 4 items per page
  • 4 items per page
  • 8 items per page
  • 16 items per page
  • 32 items per page
27

Safe Entries

First Seen: 13 April 2009 at 7:56 am
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
1 AhnLab, Inc. Executable 5910c2f0cd604e92
aa936e2a9523e078
3d8aed19
fe48e4adf3ebd524
6d7ad66d812e5c74
Yes 2, 0, 0,
15
2, 0, 0, 0 United States
2 AhnLab, Inc. Executable 3bbc4688d9e26cf9
53a6b01631c10877
211b67ee
75a37fbd8b10e1b4
5f509b280c07be74
Yes 1, 0, 2, 2 1, 0, 0, 0 United States
3 AhnLab, Inc. Executable db41f5a2fe8b7961
9373a9d7076b5b5c
dabf28b0
35f2e80f93c79c78
767f84e8d7db5c94
No 1, 0, 0, 1 1, 0, 0, 0 United States
4 AhnLab, Inc. Executable b25f420e7e5a744d
04ba49ac82a5b890
f31cbd41
12b0a2d5c073ad5c
b08a2dc79ba9afa3
Yes 2, 0, 0,
15
2, 0, 0, 0 United States
Display 4 items per page
  • 4 items per page
  • 8 items per page
  • 16 items per page
  • 32 items per page
 

Comodo Internet Security Pro

Free Antivirus protection from hackers! Get the ultimate Antivirus solution to keep your PC clean and to remove viruses from a slow or infected PC. Improve the PC performance at home or use it on-the-go!

Get Comodo Internet Security Comodo Internet Security

Slow or Infected PC?

Your search for a way to clean your PC of viruses once and for all has Ended. Our Security experts will fix your PC problems. Let's get started right now!

Get GeekBuddy GeekBuddy