How to Remove “SystemOptimizer.exe”

What is SystemOptimizer.exe?

SystemOptimizer.exe is a legitimate process file popularly known as TuneUp System Optimizer. It belongs to TuneUp Utilities, developed by TuneUp Software GmbH. It is located in C:\Program Files by default.

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

Affected Platforms: Windows OS

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

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

  • Unstable internet connection
  • SystemOptimizer.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 SystemOptimizer.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 SystemOptimizer.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.

Step 3: Select Customize Configuration option and arrange installers, configuration, and file location.

Step 4: Restart your PC after the installation gets over

Step 5: Wait for Comodo Internet Security to update the antivirus.

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 SystemOptimizer.exe malware from your computer including all other malwares!

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Malware Entries

First Seen: 07 January 2012 at 6:34 am
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Malware
Name
Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
Malware Behavior
1 N/A Executable 22d328f71a9252d4
bfccefa76dc67adb
de09443e
75d3c9588ef1e741
bf3606b8122d66fa
Unclassified
Malware
Yes N/A N/A United Kingdom N/A
2 MDC Team Executable 7574f04eb6cb0adb
023085c582d0a080
d5840268
d5f79ffb51bcb0c4
51391e3014bfb778
P2PWorm.Win3
2.Bacteraloh
.h
No 1.00.0009 1.00.0009 Russian Federation N/A
3 TuneUp Software GmbH Executable e82674d3237950ca
ee93bfc84bc58ecd
26a322dc
89934ea4c76e25bc
7279865005bcbc2d
Worm.Win32.G
ael.A
No 6.0.1255.2
39
6.0.0.0 Russian Federation N/A
4 N/A Executable e0ace2cf3cefedeb
49f93db901dbca69
63338c6a
1fe91e358734d496
9414a8bb2c1e140d
ApplicUnwnt Yes N/A N/A United States N/A
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Safe Entries

First Seen: 17 May 2009 at 9:18 am
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
1 Security Cleaner Executable 28e424c2ef64e589
cfebc87efe597628
531c870d
6295e371e8d679e3
a57f03b40f1cf0c6
No 1, 0, 0, 2 1, 0, 0, 2 United States
2 Security Cleaner Executable 068ba24350b95fbf
6422ac06ee35d8d9
4c5336e4
346163831248cdb1
450a4977c80b7e8c
Yes 1, 0, 0,
12
1, 0, 0,
12
10.224.5.32/32
3 Security Cleaner Executable 068ba24350b95fbf
6422ac06ee35d8d9
4c5336e4
346163831248cdb1
450a4977c80b7e8c
Yes 1, 0, 0,
12
1, 0, 0,
12
10.100.19.11/32
4 Security Cleaner Executable 2b788b7f1d33628f
842a8df29c40576a
bdecf7d0
9a88aaa8878b3511
4a58883fe084243e
No 1, 0, 0, 4 1, 0, 0, 4 Internal Submission
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