How to Remove “AluSchedulerSvc.exe”

What is AluSchedulerSvc.exe?

Originally developed by  Symantec, AluSchedulerSvc.exe is a legitimate file process that is associated with Automatic LiveUpdate Scheduler Service.  and is located in C:\Program files by default.

AluSchedulerSvc.exe virus is created when malware authors write virus files and name them after AluSchedulerSvc.exe with an aim to spread virus on the internet.

Affected Platform: Windows OS

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

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

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

You can either choose to remove AluSchedulerSvc.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.

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Malware Entries

First Seen: 20 October 2012 at 6:42 pm
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Malware
Name
Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
Malware Behavior
1 Symantec Corporation Executable fdd3587b44246cd5
f43f4d408409823a
7065aa9c
8622c4ac88e1a6d7
725ccfbd6eed5744
Worm.Win32.M
abezat.b0
Yes 3.3.0.61 3.3.0.61 37.124.143.163/32 N/A
2 Symantec Corporation Executable 755cab89ae071df3
0834a44f34c656ce
3502b13b
58709f0c72291875
32121e769558c4c7
Virus.Win32.
Sality.gen
No 3.3.0.83 3.3.0.83 Taiwan N/A
3 Symantec Corporation Executable 98d9b3cc942a3824
057f0425d3581699
969765cc
d63ca60c87cfe3b4
a49b89c8897a6319
Virus.Win32.
Parite.gen
No 3.4.0.162 3.4.0.162 Japan N/A
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Safe Entries

First Seen: 05 August 2008 at 10:38 pm
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
1 Symantec Corporation Executable 8209b6281471422c
cec5753fa946d5da
0172b219
b8677a0b8ea2e937
1984a77dc3c8fbf6
Yes 3.3.0.115 3.3.0.115 United States
2 Symantec Corporation Executable afad6051a432e355
f5cb87aff9a3da7a
afc4d9ea
2ea74b1ac5f596da
99296ad6b4623d77
Yes 3.3.1.23 3.3.1.23 Internal Submission
3 Symantec Corporation Executable 4ff7d6623780e853
5e068fcb5d7d0275
b1aea2bf
81dced12a568d47e
95b632ced0477516
Yes 3.3.0.96 3.3.0.96 10.108.51.216/32
4 Symantec Corporation Executable 057aff3c7d793aac
35826a095267a9e7
c6f124bf
b5d974c1fd078a68
c7536c561b031d39
Yes 3.2.0.68 3.2.0.68 United States
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