How to Remove “AutoCare.exe”

What is autocare.exe?

autocare.exe is a legitimate file. This process is known as Advanced SystemCare Auto Care. It belongs to Advanced SystemCare software and was developed by IObit. It is commonly stored in C:\Program Files. Malware programmers or cybercriminals write different types of malicious programs and name them as autocare.exe to spread virus.

Affected Platform: Windows OS

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

Each malware is different and causes unique problems to the system. You will notice one or several of the following symptoms if your system is infected with autocare.exe malware:

  • Internet connection fluctuates
  • autocare.exe file is taking more of your CPU memory 
  • System performance is very low
  • Browser is redirected to some strange websites
  • Interference of annoying popup ads
  • Other malwares infiltrate into the system

To further establish the malware infection, 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 autocare.exe and open the file location

If the file is located outside C:\Program Files, then it is likely that the system is affected with autocare.exe malware.

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

Ideally, replacing the existing autocare.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 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.

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 autocare.exe malware from your computer including all other malwares!

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Malware Entries

First Seen: 22 January 2012 at 5:47 pm
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Malware
Name
Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
Malware Behavior
1 N/A Non-executable 53de80a00aa5eda6
66f5871c329a6d07
b68a3309
a51a8f4692c15250
89dd9349cce5cbd9
Unclassified
Malware
No N/A N/A 154.238.54.81/32 N/A
2 IObit Executable 8b69562b2ccea268
70735dc4e44cd5dd
c6773d3f
f4c87f1fd1383d59
7a9b48f6e7275823
Win32.Jeefo.
A
No 12.0.0.79 12.0.0.0 105.157.226.17/32 N/A
3 Acebyte Executable f517acc67896c03c
3e00b50af9c96b6a
58cf44c1
d64a2e6888d8a95f
7d59a5920d27cc44
Virus.Win32.
Sality.gen
No 1, 0, 1, 1 1, 0, 1, 1 Brazil N/A
4 IObit Executable 329b995fc8f7fe80
139c77796098b287
961b7ff3
2e860286bb08cc10
99fbb58c49b7a60b
Virus.Win32.
Parite.gen
Yes 10.0.0.39 10.0.0.0 176.240.16.144/32 N/A
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56

Safe Entries

First Seen: 26 July 2008 at 4:13 pm
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
1 IObit Executable 4d3dd42322ae2ff2
05ac73799fa1f1e4
0de4307f
d65c1ec1d7b5cba0
9d16498fc2625f0b
Yes 10.0.0.39 10.0.0.0 10.224.25.32/32
2 IObit Executable d1d8a01b92b83896
4691d8115b191a43
fa900951
b364f85fe9043858
712aa0615d1447d0
Yes 5.0.0.68 6.0.0.0 10.224.1.22/32
3 N/A Executable 0b665428bb37338e
939d9ccd3cc43e1e
4d233599
a8ee76accb1c6727
8f023307ef96b810
Yes N/A N/A Internal Submission
4 Amigabit Executable e813388c32d5ea7d
dee15188d8439d4e
9be1f81b
6950fef97df008c3
1863f5fe4969e22d
Yes 1, 0, 1, 1 1, 0, 1, 1 10.224.1.59/32
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