How to Remove “Alcohol.exe”

What is Alcohol.exe?

Alcohol.exe is a legitimate executable file developed by Alcohol Soft Development Team. This process is known as Loader Alcohol  and it belongs to the software Alcohol . It is commonly stored in C:\Program files. Cybercriminals find a way out to mimic malicious programs in the name of Alcohol.exe to spread malware infection.

Affected Platform: Windows OS

How to detect whether your system is affected by Alcohol.exe ?

Viruses can easily affect and corrupt “.exe” files causing several system malfunctions. Below are the symptoms to check if your system is infected with the malware:
  • Problem during computer startup.
  • Problem during program startup.
  • Errors while running specific functions.
  • Damaged and missing link files.
  • Conflict in the process.
  • Missing or corrupted driver files.
  • Invalid Windows registry.
  • Hardware malfunction.
To further establish the infection of malware, take the following steps:
  • Go to Task Manager by pressing the combination of keys CTRL+ALT+DEL.
  • Go to the process tab and right-click on the Alcohol.exe file and open its location.
If the file is located outside C:\Program files folder, then you should perform an antivirus scan to get rid of the malware infection.

How does Comodo Antivirus help you to protect your system from Alcohol.exe malware?

Comodo Antivirus protects your system from malware attacks and also removes any existing infections. Following are the steps to effectively purge out the Alcohol.exe malware from your system.

Step 1: Download and install Comodo Antivirus.

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

Step 3: Select Customize Configuration option and arrange installers, configuration, and file location.

Step 4: Restart your PC.

Step 5: Wait until the Comodo Internet Security updates the antivirus.

Step 6: Initiate a quick scan that instantly begins after the update.

Step 7: If the system is infected with Alcohol.exe malware or any other threats, you will be prompted with an alert screen upon scanning.

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

First Seen: 11 December 2017 at 6:14 pm
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Malware
Name
Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
Malware Behavior
1 N/A Executable 32ede288d4d7e096
22e28b2f0267c144
722e73c6
54da51a67188d9c7
ca3919df4b2d73e4
Packed.Win32
.MUPX.Gen
No N/A N/A United States N/A
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Safe Entries

First Seen: 24 January 2009 at 11:34 am
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
1 Alcohol Soft Development Team Executable 5740b8fcf294f5ef
216ce4f5c36c90b4
3f2c0a12
29a30d85702c1dcd
6cdb3b1d4bdbbf47
Yes 2.0.3.8426 2.0 United States
2 Alcohol Soft Development Team Executable 460656cdbb5aaf6e
c7baad8dc99209a5
a0b13a1c
ca65044e03312339
6650e8338a05e4e8
Yes 2.0.2.4713 2.0 United States
3 Alcohol Soft Development Team Executable f184c3e5b52dc7b0
d7fc470e44f47728
94fc66c1
95083bcbb9a1fc31
2424a9b819b5d5ed
Yes 2.0.3.7612 2.0 United States
4 Alcohol Soft Development Team Executable 2ea9eac85fe23d89
a48fc57896e91f02
da9bd848
b972f9645ad26998
10cf9d71b499b800
Yes 2.0.2.5830 2.0 United States
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