How to Remove “Console.exe”

What is Console.exe?

Console.exe is a legitimate process file popularly known as Authentium ESP. It is associated with Authentium ESP application, developed by the Authentium company. It is typically located in C:\Program Files by default. Malware programmers create files with virus scripts and name them after Console.exe  with an intention to spread virus on the internet.

Affected Platform: Windows OS

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

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

  • Internet connection fluctuates
  • Console.exe  takes too much CPU space
  • PC slows down significantly
  • Browser automatically redirects to some irrelevant websites
  • Unsolicited ads and popups starts appearing
  • Screen freezes constantly

Take the following steps to diagnose your PC for possible Console.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, then you should run an antivirus scan to get rid of the malware.

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

Step 1: Download the award-winning Free Comodo Antivirus.

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

Step 3: After network detection is complete, press “Close” button for a scan window.

Step 4: 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 Console.exe  malware from your computer including all other malwares!

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Malware Entries

First Seen: 17 January 2011 at 5:14 pm
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Malware
Name
Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
Malware Behavior
1 Microsoft Corporation Executable b0b3684a8b23bb87
a1492935d1df932f
ab70c637
430cd2984a16a488
1d0fd83cbb879b98
Virus.Win32.
Parite.gen
No 2000.080.0
194.00
8.00.194 Korea, Republic of N/A
2 TODO: <公司名> Executable d874dc8dcdb08d28
47a418cbcdebbc36
763d0ee3
f7e342df3ca1fc2f
58ad70e4970c298d
Unclassified
Malware
No 1.0.0.1 1.0.0.1 Taiwan N/A
3 Ingenuity Unlimited Ltd. Executable 1fe611a708a035c8
ab5d465e2588a6eb
51bf75fb
0079173c5c439e6d
acc2cbe5b40bda5f
Virus.Win32.
Parite.gen
No 2.00,
Build 148
2011.10.03
2, 0, 0,
148
Venezuela N/A
4 N/A Executable 687d58c93da15a68
00a69f3a2b9f77af
f7f1cda4
ff03bbde4003eee1
e92723a77e70cdb4
TrojWare.Win
32.Downloade
r.Small.ai6
No N/A N/A Internal Submission N/A
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Safe Entries

First Seen: 28 October 2009 at 3:06 am
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
1 Microsoft Corporation Executable 5fece92aef014311
5fad84ce8d67a74e
0896cacd
ab26bf82127e8318
403054773e18cf23
No 2000.080.2
039.00
8.00.2039 Internal Submission
2 Ingenuity Unlimited Ltd. Executable 649996e7415e3558
d8cf52299fc7b3ad
e289840a
daa175abee49196b
b3231de8bf7df462
No 1.5, Build
351
2005.09.22
1.5.00.351 United States
3 N/A Executable 1b3be185e4aeffa8
12c4524f02e3828c
0db5987a
18dd8983d0d00ae7
5f9db8a0a052aba1
Yes N/A N/A 198.20.167.84/32
4 Ingenuity Unlimited Ltd. Executable 3a6f4382b23096f1
dd6f79a5bf45f76a
3f102506
4424ae7ac72e2bc5
c88f9251bf66367d
No 2.00,
Build 145
2009.12.08
2, 0, 0,
145
Turkey
Display 4 items per page
  • 4 items per page
  • 8 items per page
  • 16 items per page
  • 32 items per page
 
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