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

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

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Malware Entries

First Seen: 17 July 2009 at 7:06 pm
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Malware
Name
Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
Malware Behavior
1 MDC Team Executable 7574f04eb6cb0adb
023085c582d0a080
d5840268
d5f79ffb51bcb0c4
51391e3014bfb778
P2PWorm.Win3
2.Bacteraloh
.h
No 1.00.0009 1.00.0009 Russian Federation N/A
2 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
3 TuneUp Software GmbH Executable f188540991ac936b
727fdd92882e4d8c
a87aa596
f11b1f65422af37e
59504341a722c247
Worm.Win32.G
ael.A
No 6.0.1255.2
39
6.0.0.0 Russian Federation N/A
4 TuneUp Software GmbH Executable c3527d384349f938
ec269d490800313a
0a83fc4a
f4e1fbeecc3c146c
45a8e32d15b2c825
Unclassified
Malware
No 6.0.2311.2
46
6.0.0.0 31.11.16.85/32 N/A
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23

Safe Entries

First Seen: 05 June 2008 at 6:17 pm
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
1 TuneUp Software GmbH Executable e00bfb000702e7f3
98a4c876ad7b0b82
f62f15de
1a706aabd4a8778c
e0cb76b731d0a671
No 1.3.0.391 4.0.0.0 Internal Submission
2 TuneUp Software GmbH Executable 0bb8e17054d752a1
5dafccc713c03920
c329038d
e0f5a3d3dc2bab4e
79270024eeb7c265
No 6.0.1255.2
39
6.0.0.0 Internal Submission
3 TuneUp Software GmbH Executable 91dd8e103c8e776f
597834df1b1fefa0
6d494b7f
78db12b8dc53cb60
e917d16b553745dc
Yes 6.0.1255.2
39
6.0.0.0 198.20.167.84/32
4 MDC Team Executable e2767f8cff19837a
cdbc731eb5017c2d
7452df3a
9de2c48ec95524ae
80a6b11017cb0e27
No 1.00.0009 1.00.0009 United States
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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