How to Remove “AutoSweep.exe”

What is autosweep.exe?

autosweep.exe is a legitimate executable file developed by IObit. This process is known as Advanced SystemCare Auto Sweep and it belongs to Advanced SystemCare software. It is commonly stored in C:\Program Files. Cybercriminals find a way out to mimic malicious programs in the name of autosweep.exe to spread malware infection.

Affected Platform: Windows OS

How to detect whether your system is affected by autosweep.exe?

Viruses can easily affect and corrupt “.exe” files causing several system malfunctions. Below are the symptoms to check if your system is infected with the malware:

  • Problem during computer start-up.
  • Problem during program start-up.
  • Errors while running specific functions.
  • Damaged and missing link files.
  • Conflict in the process.
  • Missing or corrupted driver files.
  • Invalid Windows registry.
  • Hardware malfunction.

To further establish the infection of malware, 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 autosweep.exe file and open its location.

If the file is located outside C:\Program Files, then you should perform an antivirus scan to get rid of the malware infection.

How does Comodo Antivirus help you to protect your system from autosweep.exe malware?

Comodo Antivirus protects your system from malware attacks and also removes any existing infections. Following are the steps to effectively purge out the autosweep.exe malware from your system.

Step 1: Download and install Comodo 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: Restart your PC.

Step 5: Wait until the Comodo Internet Security updates the antivirus.

Step 6: Initiate a quick scan that instantly begins after the update.

Step 7: If the system is infected with autosweep.exe malware or any other threats, you will be prompted with an alert screen upon scanning.

Step 8: Comodo Antivirus will remove autosweep.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 Executable f7ccdd044adbee7f
4b36ca172ad609a8
43bde89c
e822d09ec73daf09
a9d4a4183e0979c6
Win32.Neshta
.A
No N/A N/A United Kingdom N/A
2 IObit Executable 9032eeb4864cc506
c0731cbe60fc1601
266c9cef
80402c2208d48a96
547c3af24bac3100
Win32.Jeefo.
A
No 5.0.0.34 5.0.0.0 Egypt N/A
3 Microsoft Executable 0aa8b7833085b376
02b48c4fad4879db
d822c931
e50548458d0d1f60
c26083277613ec51
TrojWare.Win
32.VB.OSKB
No 1.00 1.00 Venezuela N/A
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Safe Entries

First Seen: 03 February 2010 at 10:51 pm
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
1 IObit Executable 1561eae3f99b61c9
6a2d2713c4fe074a
2be9ca8f
4e2e4d6524b3780a
6a39673e5d55a056
Yes 5.0.0.54 5.0.0.0 United States
2 IObit Executable 6cf66e928705a15c
8d3f29253ff5699d
cecd2c7a
ef4096261d2e879e
17beb5b0b242d1dc
Yes 5.0.0.48 5.0.0.0 United States
3 IObit Executable 05978e8c859572d8
0d9b4053817480ca
73b7e948
8a4bed8fd61a867c
ef2c26a4f66e7bb7
Yes 5.0.0.44 5.0.0.0 10.224.1.61/32
4 IObit Executable 43747ffe163ffb17
55a48d21d76fbaa3
4df8aec1
2784ccb15c0d66a3
df5d8b9485bafce6
Yes 1.0.0.13 1.0.0.0 10.224.1.57/32
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