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: 15 March 2015 at 6:36 am
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Name
Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
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727b8f53
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EmailWorm.Wi
n32.Runonce.
~v001
No 8.0.0.26 8.0.0.0 Pakistan N/A
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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 d25b4e1564c611a8
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a7223b7f
bd3a7952f8241fa9
77a34b7b225726bc
Yes 9.0.0.15 9.0.0.0 10.224.1.60
2 IObit Executable d1d8a01b92b83896
4691d8115b191a43
fa900951
b364f85fe9043858
712aa0615d1447d0
Yes 5.0.0.68 6.0.0.0 10.224.1.29
3 IObit Executable 59a5d2e1e06ae448
bb60b8a5346ba3d5
10870b6f
b49f051554d597bd
c4774e474c8bb413
Yes 1.0.0.77 1.0.0.0 Italy
4 IObit Executable 76fcc78002982a25
0c1483157540a234
feb68087
41bcd381e17a204d
fe76d01c6362fe1b
Yes 5.0.0.75 6.0.0.0 10.224.1.115
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