How to Remove “Alcmtr.exe”

What is Alcmtr.exe?

Alcmtr.exe is a legitimate file. This process is known as Realtek Azalia Audio - Event Monitor. It belongs to software Realtek(version AC97 Audio) and was developed by Realtek Semiconductor. It is commonly stored in C:\Windows. The malware programmers or cyber criminals write different types of malicious programs and name it as Alcmtr.exe to damage the software and hardware.

Affected Platform: Windows OS

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

  • If the internet connection fluctuation is high 
  • If the Alcmtr.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 Alcmtr.exe  and open the location, if the location is subfolder C:\Windows files then the system is not affected by Alcmtr.exe , if the location is somewhere else then the system is affected by Alcmtr.exe malware

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

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

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

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

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Malware Entries

First Seen: 03 February 2018 at 3:47 pm
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Malware
Name
Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
Malware Behavior
1 Realtek Semiconductor Corp. Executable 6dcf500587fe4449
d7103a56b287944e
b4e5b3c2
5badf7a287efc5c9
f18df09ecf45d4c2
Virus.Win32.
Virut.CE
No 1, 6, 0, 4 1, 6, 0, 4 5.227.233.194/32 N/A
2 Realtek Semiconductor Corp. Executable 405fff24b969ecd5
db6ce585c10ac0db
df5acf0b
5aed4cdadac33756
387502010490eada
Virus.Win32.
Virut.CE
No 1, 6, 0, 4 1, 6, 0, 4 United States N/A
3 Realtek Semiconductor Corp. Executable f2b19334c34472b9
47062e352b6906fb
ebaf0895
a6265743b04597a1
8c157b0df444edf6
Virus.Win32.
Sality.gen
No 1.6.0.2 1.6.0.2 37.248.154.98/32 N/A
4 Realtek Semiconductor Corp. Executable cfeca582e8150300
552bf98017366815
387f26a9
58f31bcd51966fad
5376edc25edb8f49
Virus.Win32.
Sality.gen
No 1, 6, 0, 4 1, 6, 0, 4 Egypt N/A
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Safe Entries

First Seen: 02 July 2008 at 5:55 pm
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
1 Realtek Semiconductor Corp. Executable 0e8ac3c172f62f92
00c31a69077c635e
44b94c09
f98ba48d30d89181
ef6300d37a43059b
Yes 1, 6, 0, 4 1, 6, 0, 4 United States
2 Realtek Semiconductor Corp. Executable 4635e90a1f0172a8
6a0113e3b0589c8b
bf3da45b
3b53d2da0e8dcf2c
f53b253504c97ef5
Yes 1, 6, 0, 4 1, 6, 0, 4 United States
3 Realtek Semiconductor Corp. Executable 529f2e778b0a1737
7e93c19caa05f8a8
7138ffcd
ea31039e691c6f8f
5469649526eea5fb
No 1.6.0.2 1.6.0.2 United States
4 Realtek Semiconductor Corp. Executable e519f493e42694c5
64aaa347745bab03
5bbcb3d9
8b4cbba1ea526830
c7f97e7822e2493a
No 1.6.0.2 1.6.0.2 United States
Display 4 items per page
  • 4 items per page
  • 8 items per page
  • 16 items per page
  • 32 items per page
 
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