How to Remove “Autolaunch.exe”

What is Autolaunch.exe?

Autolaunch.exe is a legitimate file. This process is known as Iomega HotBurn Auto Launch Program. It belongs to software Iomega HotBurn and was developed by Iomega . It is commonly stored in C:\Program Files. Malware programmers or cybercriminals write different types of malicious programs and name it as Autolaunch.exe to spread virus.

Affected Platform: Windows OS

How to check if your computer is infected with Autolaunch.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 Autolaunch.exe malware:

  • Internet connection fluctuates
  • Autolaunch.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 Autolaunch.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 Autolaunch.exe malware.

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

Ideally, replacing the existing Autolaunch.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 Autolaunch.exe malware from your computer including all other malwares!
 

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Malware Entries

First Seen: 18 November 2009 at 2:25 pm
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Name
Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
Malware Behavior
1 N/A Executable 603a5431fbc7c477
d24420e945e47b0b
29eb45b0
9730e9c8132ff8c9
a3774e3958ce276a
Heur.Suspici
ous
No N/A N/A Indonesia N/A
2 mjsc, inc. Executable c69602bad4a99014
b2fce879340c793f
b43e6a80
17e23429100ddd90
8ac2e82cd60c6df4
TrojWare.Win
32.Refroso.~
d6
No 1.00 1.00 Canada N/A
3 N/A Executable c731443a11908a4b
09af1170f47ca3f6
9f3cb156
23130106a6536c45
a2f70e3e3a2282bd
Virus.Win32.
Parite.gen
Yes N/A N/A Greece N/A
4 N/A Executable 0ee524dcbc99a6e0
2e0ab683dcca0643
464e1bc4
0b55b9757e7ce121
944e09c30ee765b0
Virus.Win32.
Sality.gen
No 1, 1, 0, 1 1, 1, 0, 1 Indonesia N/A
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61

Safe Entries

First Seen: 03 June 2008 at 6:17 pm
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
1 N/A Executable 2f892049f20b3544
2fd46ec4a178a0fb
a2a137df
b36fadfa85393381
52addb6d71627041
Yes N/A N/A Internal Submission
2 N/A Executable 5adbbbf19fd30296
eebe181e365ed3e7
aa9d072d
60fac48ebdf88655
edc5a66328e3fabd
No 1, 0, 0, 1 1, 0, 0, 1 Poland
3 N/A Executable d35556781fe1f049
15c04def3a913caa
92c086ef
ef3948b71534f8ea
0607fe0efab482bf
Yes N/A N/A United States
4 Iomega Corporation Executable 4b3de5bfeafdda68
5b127b93b1cb778d
29fe3002
79b5f4ac232f3d89
bad3b072deb64a1d
No 1.3 1.3 United States
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