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 N/A Non-executable c04265753112ccbe
87e135c61310f3fb
1c9d4e9e
08bca44ba107e5c6
1d5b6f856820ca68
Unclassified
Malware
No N/A N/A Canada N/A
4 N/A Executable 0ba7dd0e0dd32e09
768c29c3bbdd2962
1533ad2b
6987eb92fe805686
c6eab5ed661ea248
Win32.Neshta
.A
No N/A N/A Germany N/A
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Safe Entries

First Seen: 21 November 2008 at 10:21 pm
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
1 IObit Executable c4a29c5ff0652301
74e508119edfdabc
658ac57d
617bc8b46e0b6aca
b248aaabc5e79c27
Yes 8.0.0.16 8.0.0.0 Internal Submission
2 IObit Executable a1c17650ed61ee67
b42f8eb7c786408b
5e71dee6
6fb37e7419bc4504
88c7c1cbfe29f3f1
Yes 7.0.0.8 7.0.0.0 Internal Submission
3 IObit Executable 320817b68c71dd9d
d1563193ac2f7874
1024c245
c561ba9c607c938f
ccbc51c7eb6a56b4
Yes 5.0.0.46 5.0.0.0 United States
4 IObit Executable 6fdcda087f0f612d
6ddb8845d5b787bd
e88dd627
a943943f684099bf
f19f8abdcb6c135f
No 1.0.0.91 1.0.0.0 Internal Submission
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