How to Remove “AxDecrypt.exe”

What is AxDecrypt.exe?

AxDecrypt.exe is a legitimate file process developed by Axantum Software AB. It is associated with AxCrypt program software and this process also known as AxCrypt File Encryption.  You can locate the file in C:\Program Files.

The virus is created by malware authors and are named after AxDecrypt.exe file.

Affected Platform: Windows OS

How to check if your computer is infected with AxDecrypt.exe malware?

Keep an eye for the following symptoms to check if your PC is infected with AxDecrypt.exe malware:

  • Unstable internet connection
  • Browser redirects to unwanted websites
  • PC performance slows down
  • Browser is bombarded with hordes of popup ads
  • System screen freezes repeatedly

If you find any of the above mentioned symptoms, take the following steps to be sure about the malware infection:

1) Press CTRL+ALT+DEL keys to open Task Manager.

2) Go to the process tab and right-click on the AxDecrypt.exe file and open its location.

If the file is located outside C:\Program Files, then you should take measures to get rid of the malware.

How to remove AxDecrypt.exe malware from system with Comodo Cleaning Essentials?

Comodo Cleaning Essentials (CCE) incorporates antivirus software with unique features like auto-sandboxing to identify and obstruct every suspicious process running on an endpoint with a single click. To remove malwares using AxDecrypt.exe, follow the steps mentioned below:

Step 1: Download the CCE suite.

Step 2: To start the application, double-click on the CCE.exe file.

Step 3: It then probes the antivirus to initiate a full system scan to identify and remove any existing malicious files.

Step 4: If threats are found during the scanning, you will be prompted with an alert screen.

Step 5: Comodo Cleaning Essentials will remove AxDecrypt.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 Axantum Software AB Executable d970958a5bc3fabc
0c348fb5675b6ad7
b02afb6d
7f4bf5c36a9ffc70
1dcbbdb563255fb8
Win32.Jeefo.
A
No 1.7.2867.0 1.7.2867.0 Egypt N/A
2 Axantum Software AB Executable a1736e220a62a55b
e0c2ac9485d09cf1
a933ab74
9f8e297b8df82c39
e2a017078bac2955
Virus.Win32.
Sality.gen
No 1, 6, 4, 4 1, 6, 4, 4 Poland N/A
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Safe Entries

First Seen: 04 July 2008 at 8:03 am
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
1 Axantum Software AB Executable 9856fffc8fe53464
0c6943e4952fbf2e
f3927ec4
699416f41376d309
70e224422cd51677
Yes 1, 6, 4, 1 1, 6, 4, 1 Internal Submission
2 Axantum Software AB Executable 5e820a326a2eb804
24e76a3b51b89140
8ecde33c
4f93ea543ba2e984
6a5fc46c3b1e6355
Yes 1, 6, 3, 0 1, 6, 3, 0 United States
3 Axantum Software AB Executable 8f4b3db307b9c110
923e0aa511cb94eb
56df0742
f3034375d19bb326
9b282ae50fe7be12
Yes 1.7.2976.0 1.7.2976.0 10.224.1.116/32
4 Axantum Software AB Executable 8f4b3db307b9c110
923e0aa511cb94eb
56df0742
f3034375d19bb326
9b282ae50fe7be12
Yes 1.7.2976.0 1.7.2976.0 Internal Submission
Display 4 items per page
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