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: 01 May 2010 at 6:42 pm
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Malware
Name
Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
Malware Behavior
1 Microsoft Studios Executable b7e2a2ce7e82380e
49d9549f307759b9
f374ba41
569f7ba88adbedb6
11c8088ca52515e4
Heur.Suspici
ous
No N/A N/A Australia N/A
2 N/A Executable 0ee524dcbc99a6e0
2e0ab683dcca0643
464e1bc4
0b55b9757e7ce121
944e09c30ee765b0
Virus.Win32.
Sality.gen
No 1, 1, 0, 1 1, 1, 0, 1 Indonesia N/A
3 MEDIAWEB,INC. Executable 64a686a51a08eca2
235eeaf25b1c8ee7
0d56194b
5e9dc409cd9913c7
b23c4f96a6564aaa
ApplicUnwnt.
Win32.AdWare
.Agent.~VDR
No 1, 0, 0, 6 1, 0, 0, 6 Korea, Republic of N/A
4 N/A Executable 9ac175e7e848746d
c908fc4acd00b1ce
90428fe0
5aa7a988891caaea
807984f24ddbc443
Heur.Suspici
ous
No N/A N/A Brazil N/A
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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 Sony Electronics, Inc. Executable e835ebf2f170e384
d301f5bcfdfc1c85
2f8f7f42
3636f2803dc9b5f3
555fea0a67e2008c
No 1.0.0.0 1.0.0.0 United States
3 N/A Executable 2fba6294f4152c47
6f4027cb117fd552
421751fe
40a9753652c47e8e
99e11cb56edac14c
No N/A N/A Russian Federation
4 CrystalGraphics Inc. Executable 3c7ed6ce1e4c97f3
f531be323d1fe5e9
7213fb1d
N/A No 2.0 2.0 United States
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