How to Remove “Ares.exe”

What is Ares.exe?

Ares.exe is a legitimate file. This process is known as Ares p2p for windows. It belongs to software Ares p2p for windows and was developed by Seekar. It is commonly stored in C:\Program Files. The malware programmers or cyber criminals write the different types of malicious programs and name it as Ares.exe to damage the software and hardware.

Affected Platform: Windows OS

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

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

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

Ideally, replacing the existing Ares.exe file on your computer with a different version procured from the Internet is advisable. To remove the file using Comodo's trusted and effective antivirus software, follow the steps below:

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

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

Step 3: After network detection is complete, press “Close” button for a scan window.

Step 4: Restart your PC.

Step 5: It will take some time for the Comodo Internet Security to update the antivirus.

Step 6: Proceed with a quick scan that automatically begins after the update.

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

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

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Malware Entries

First Seen: 12 April 2018 at 9:16 am
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Malware
Name
Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
Malware Behavior
1 Lafal Executable 5eb4897593207292
d7ea3a33b78dfda1
24a511e6
26726af86a486edc
8ee50a3c35a61cdf
ApplicUnwnt Yes N/A 5.1.4 181.95.129.190/32 N/A
2 Ares Development Group Executable 66f720ad8dd9841a
c66fa9ca98be8531
23e9b287
c25a057fb7bc748c
930c7b3eebfb96f5
Virus.Win32.
Parite.gen
No 2.1.1.3035 2.0 Mexico N/A
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Safe Entries

First Seen: 22 September 2008 at 10:23 pm
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
1 AresGalaxy Executable 287dc1d25b53398c
c91325a7721a04f8
2747c62f
5fd2bce03fad0db0
002c569020f7082a
No 2.4.4.3068 2.4 United States
2 Ares Development Group Executable 9d8c8ed85d70f9e0
150c5b5e357e8a65
1c69eba6
4e68f98898de87f3
8d6d06fc9df9c7df
No 2.1.0.3031 2.0 United States
3 Ares Ultra Development Team Executable d668034dfe8ca084
64304fe3afc6de89
b464dcf1
4169f7f79d8a71a9
5fe60f5b597f20dc
No N/A N/A 198.20.167.84/32
4 AresGalaxy Executable 560755a08f40db46
3474311f7997a4de
cecd2072
d395939511a9c186
d0b863697982781d
No 2.4.5.3069 2.4 United States
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