How to Remove “Azureus.exe”

What is Azureus.exe?

Azureus.exe is a legitimate process file popularly known as Vuze. It is associated with software Azureus Vuze developed by Azureus Software. It is located in C:\Program Files by default.

Malware programmers write virus files with malicious scripts and save them as Azureus.exe with an intention to spread virus on the internet.

Affected Platforms: Windows OS

How to determine if your computer is infected with Azureus.exe malware?

Look out for the these symptoms to check if your PC is infected with Azureus.exe malware:

  • Unstable internet connection
  • Azureus.exe occupies extra CPU space
  • PC processing speed slows down
  • Browser often redirects to irrelevant websites
  • Browser is bombarded with hordes of popup ads
  • Computer screen freezes repeatedly

Take the following steps to diagnose your PC for possible Azureus.exe malware attack:

Step 1: Simultaneously press CTRL+ALT+DEL keys to open Task Manager.

Step 2: If you notice the file located outside C:\Program Files perform an antivirus scan to get rid of the malware.

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

Step 1: Download our award-winning Free Antivirus

Step 2: Installation configuration frames will be displayed. Select the configuration you would like to apply.

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Step 6: Proceed with the quick scan that automatically begins after the update.

Step 7: If threats are found during the scanning, you will be notified through an alert screen.

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

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Malware Entries

First Seen: 21 May 2009 at 2:04 am
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Malware
Name
Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
Malware Behavior
1 Vuze Inc. Executable 1a117a0e80f571b2
1b242d2cac61e641
803807aa
6d6ad90fa44b49e2
c70b10ea1c1931f1
Virus.Win32.
Sality.gen
No 4.0.0.0 4.0.0.0 Saudi Arabia N/A
2 N/A Executable 7cf840009785280f
9fdd2bd50b35293f
f918ba33
b9434d2bce6f3218
8a9f29ae162e6a56
TrojWare.Win
32.Spy.E
No N/A N/A 105.228.76.72/32 N/A
3 Aelitis Executable cf9dfe959f9ba583
b1824c1c9f4a269f
5317aded
863937abd1142a88
f6a9299d30bb18c2
Virus.Win32.
Sality.gen
No 1.0.0.0 1.0.0.0 Ukraine N/A
4 N/A Executable a893bfa2f8a196f5
f8df78dd3f3f9615
ac461170
871ac92b51780824
0e1777caf9ba006b
TrojWare.Win
32.Spy.E
No N/A N/A 105.227.227.138/32 N/A
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Safe Entries

First Seen: 02 June 2008 at 1:53 pm
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
1 Azureus Software, Inc Executable df37823dd6372e58
cdcf1b9e1d61db9f
0739583c
c4a0673606f8a4d9
12646e2778630bdd
Yes 4.8 4.8 Finland
2 Azureus Software, Inc Executable df37823dd6372e58
cdcf1b9e1d61db9f
0739583c
c4a0673606f8a4d9
12646e2778630bdd
Yes 4.8 4.8 10.224.1.117/32
3 Azureus Software, Inc Executable df37823dd6372e58
cdcf1b9e1d61db9f
0739583c
c4a0673606f8a4d9
12646e2778630bdd
Yes 4.8 4.8 Internal Submission
4 Aelitis Executable 87bb7470a7b60ac1
aa627b64f90c3051
b7dd01a1
54433cbbded8eef2
06376df75769cd3c
Yes 1.0.0.0 1.0.0.0 India
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