How to Remove “Apntex.exe”

What is Apntex.exe?

Apntex.exe is a device software for Alps Pointing-device Driver, or an application for touchpad driver in Windows NT/2000/XP. Because it's a support program for a hardware, it is an extremely important file. Spammers tamper with the original file and let it loose on the Internet to spread the virus. When users double-click on these kind of files, the virus spreads across the system and corrupts other files, including important DLL-files.

Affected Platform: Windows

How to determine if Apntex.exe malware is present in a system?

If the system speed is lagging, or if you notice problems while booting the computer, then there is a possibility that the computer might be infected with Apntex.exe virus.

Step 1: Simultaneously press CTRL+ALT+DEL keys to open Task Manager.

Step 2: Check and see if Apoint.exe is taking extra CPU space than its typical capacity.

If the file's storage capacity is overbearing, it's a malware.

How to remove the Apntex.exe file from system using Comodo Free Antivirus?

Step 1: Download our award-winning Comodo Free 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: Once the Installation is Finished, restart your PC.

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Step 6: After the update is over, a quick scan is launched.

Step 7: If threats are found upon completion of scanning, you will be prompted with an alert screen.

Step 8: Comodo Antivirus software will remove all malwares from your computer including the Apntex.exe virus.

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Malware Entries

First Seen: 12 October 2011 at 11:17 pm
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Malware
Name
Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
Malware Behavior
1 Alps Electric Co., Ltd. Executable b2f580b219419ece
d8065eca6df77eaa
d81be9c7
2ec1713989dcbe30
71d23b1285db9425
Virus.Win32.
Ramnit.K
No 5.5.1.23 5.5.1.23 105.155.183.28/32 N/A
2 Alps Electric Co., Ltd. Executable 5ecfc0abf16f02b6
d1007b92b8383a8c
51cb49da
649f176a9974896d
e5eba67f05388513
Virus.Win32.
Sality.gen
No 7.0.1.33 7.0.1.33 Taiwan N/A
3 N/A Executable 833538dd7f4c97a6
3fa8b003812e1438
6f11c197
cc7cb3ac9ff52f10
32d6e92fd5a1dd18
EmailWorm.Wi
n32.Runonce.
~v001
No N/A N/A Nigeria N/A
4 Alps Electric Co., Ltd. Executable 3e720f8e5adf1141
0001c39b1c0172da
346ed8f5
b4aa1282edae8e9e
00d5ee54b182ae68
Virus.Win32.
Ramnit.A
No 7.0.1.26 7.0.1.26 Brazil N/A
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Safe Entries

First Seen: 12 July 2008 at 5:51 pm
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
1 Alps Electric Co., Ltd. Executable f8d1c0137f5e5d47
ae9d847981eb4590
f6026a39
09eaabec4c378c78
8e3137f0d31d0cfc
No 7.0.1.31 7.0.1.31 United States
2 Alps Electric Co., Ltd. Executable b6ac723c0dfec318
87aee4bb755879c8
3e77fb2c
8cb54ba22f682dcf
dc24ace89c8d76a3
No 7.0.1.29 7.0.1.29 Czech Republic
3 Alps Electric Co., Ltd. Executable 82d423c9a89cd17f
4a686fbd7f263224
7f81d472
61cc53d98d0d3b26
3c0381c0a0073373
No 4.0.2.2 4.0.2.2 Internal Submission
4 Alps Electric Co., Ltd. Executable 604f4bc713940bcd
485592654b940c16
e6ed2fc2
c9f5ffc8353ada41
9dd3d825142e5dc5
No 7.0.3.30 7.0.3.30 Internal Submission
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