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 Acebyte Executable f517acc67896c03c
3e00b50af9c96b6a
58cf44c1
d64a2e6888d8a95f
7d59a5920d27cc44
Virus.Win32.
Sality.gen
No 1, 0, 1, 1 1, 0, 1, 1 Brazil N/A
2 IObit Executable a1686e9e3a555660
341f12aed9a1cb32
01e40891
48049b43a1e0b56c
4654a021460cc749
Win32.Jeefo.
A
No 5.0.0.40 5.0.0.0 Egypt N/A
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Safe Entries

First Seen: 22 November 2008 at 12:23 pm
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
1 IObit Executable d1d8a01b92b83896
4691d8115b191a43
fa900951
b364f85fe9043858
712aa0615d1447d0
Yes 5.0.0.68 6.0.0.0 Internal Submission
2 IObit Executable ed60a66706dfccef
13e0ea717601b8cc
f80ebb4e
6d9f9e08fa71c0f6
af82c9bbd3e73b9c
Yes 10.0.0.41 10.0.0.0 31.220.43.73/32
3 IObit Executable d1d8a01b92b83896
4691d8115b191a43
fa900951
b364f85fe9043858
712aa0615d1447d0
Yes 5.0.0.68 6.0.0.0 10.224.1.22/32
4 Acebyte Executable f98c938fd07d817d
73b45ae3f0d5d18e
36a75e6c
d973d32c5368ad74
610da6c000e7af2d
Yes 1, 0, 1, 1 1, 0, 1, 1 Internal Submission
Display 4 items per page
  • 4 items per page
  • 8 items per page
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  • 32 items per page
 

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