How to Remove “AxCrypt.exe”

What is AxCrypt.exe?

AxCrypt.exe is a legitimate executable file developed by Google Inc. This process is known as AxCrypt File Encryption and it belongs to the Axantum Software AB application. It is commonly stored in C:\users\user\appdata\local\programs\google\musicmanager\AxCrypt.exe.
Cybercriminals find a way out to mimic malicious programs in the name of AxCrypt.exe to spread malware infection.

Affected Platform: Windows OS

How to detect whether your system is affected by AxCrypt.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 AxCrypt.exe file and open its location.

If the file is located outside C:\users\user\appdata\local\programs\google\musicmanager\AxCrypt.exe folder, 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 AxCrypt.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 AxCrypt.exe malware from your system.

Step 1: Download and install 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: 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 AxCrypt.exe malware or any other threats, you will be prompted with an alert screen upon scanning.

Step 8: Comodo Antivirus will remove AxCrypt.exe malware from your computer including all other malwares!
 

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Malware Entries

First Seen: 23 January 2012 at 6:05 am
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Malware
Name
Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
Malware Behavior
1 N/A Executable 5785708bacff2b74
ee42ccf394826dc5
28ac2b49
679b45aacfe045cc
e6b81847aec93fbd
Application.
Win32.DomaIQ
.KR
Yes N/A N/A France N/A
2 Axantum Software AB Executable c2fa3c7940b3bf57
9128a477df53cdb1
5b69b570
d914469e6f1764e7
2327bf29e851de5e
Win32.Jeefo.
A
No 1.7.2867.0 1.7.2867.0 Egypt N/A
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Safe Entries

First Seen: 16 January 2009 at 3:37 am
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
1 N/A Non-executable a52428ebce95e6e0
1ed2d5448bc8ced3
62b5a2a7
c27b01bf01d5eb28
2a0c1c2e1e5f0d78
No N/A N/A United States
2 Axantum Software AB Executable 628e1bd3e98e2aa1
6599967394561e63
8688a8ec
0367bd1a6b8ccbaa
d7308d2593eb92b0
Yes 1.7.2850.0 1.7.2850.0 Germany
3 Axantum Software AB Executable 05dfff0aa823fcca
fa68f2df018cc44b
4f17891b
e5499da74c919d44
5219a3eaf6b270c8
Yes 1, 6, 4, 4 1, 6, 4, 4 Internal Submission
4 Axantum Software AB Executable ef4150f7c25fa4ac
ce99b58fc4531879
c463d45e
086c6fd8c9cce195
1bfc059100254a7c
Yes 1, 6, 4, 1 1, 6, 4, 1 United States
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