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: 22 February 2018 at 11:11 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 16c97efa08c3085e
273ba54184565945
30b85e86
1b875c9b5e14d080
22831c796ea77464
Virus.Win32.
Sality.gen
No 7.0.1.33 7.0.1.33 Venezuela N/A
3 N/A Executable be2cb73aecef9a23
02277aaf568b814e
86865c79
e02dc634d004f2f0
04a7361b0f4822a4
TrojWare.Win
32.Spy.E
No N/A N/A 197.211.56.115/32 N/A
4 Alps Electric Co., Ltd. Executable a38dce529c474083
d8c67f6b7bbab5eb
362afa41
964ec29b78872073
fcac9f81ee5adce5
Virus.Win32.
Sality.gen
No 5.5.1.23 5.5.1.23 Egypt N/A
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Safe Entries

First Seen: 25 September 2008 at 9:55 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 1d9c723210987903
d79d5797b8e26df5
5c984af2
dfc8186972eb21f7
5e5b532194af4c3a
Yes 7.0.1.33 7.0.1.33 198.20.167.84/32
3 Alps Electric Co., Ltd. Executable b1e908b005e2b0c2
c16dff019c9a468a
3595dd71
fd97807051658ae2
7799be3a557d3776
Yes 7.0.1.33 7.0.1.33 104.236.253.252/32
4 Alps Electric Co., Ltd. Executable b1e908b005e2b0c2
c16dff019c9a468a
3595dd71
fd97807051658ae2
7799be3a557d3776
Yes 7.0.1.33 7.0.1.33 United States
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