How to Remove “aatools.exe”

What is aatools.exe?

aatools.exe is a legitimate process file popularly known as Aatools.exe. It belongs to Advanced Administrative Tools, developed by G-Lock Software. It is located in C:\Program Files by default.

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

Affected Platforms: Windows OS

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

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

  • Unstable internet connection
  • aatools.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 aatools.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 aatools.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 aatools.exe malware from your computer including all other malwares!

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Malware Entries

First Seen: 03 March 2011 at 11:05 pm
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Malware
Name
Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
Malware Behavior
1 G-Lock Sotware Executable 162faead8bb92fc8
4a02f8f5e8f061cf
96809786
152d5ac2850cc112
d38a39eb023e90be
Packed.Win32
.TDSS.~AA
No 4.0 N/A Iran, Islamic Republic of N/A
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Safe Entries

First Seen: 31 August 2008 at 8:49 pm
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
1 G-Lock Software Executable 8409c2d88565d5c0
2526455194e880d8
45fe34e3
76c736ce02b38a65
a84fd0d50a9d59ba
No 5.55.0.102
0
5.55 Internal Submission
2 G-Lock Software Executable ea10be17dd1fa535
0740b5596fffd1c0
42dff961
837f443870ddfd0a
644853f784403d46
No 5.92.0.161
0
5.92 Internal Submission
3 G-Lock Software Executable 086b26e1abfe1f9f
b01627291751af5e
97795adb
3e97eff952dc8d6f
de8f62e9c38db34e
No 5.80.0.150
0
5.80 Slovenia
4 G-Lock Software Executable 8409c2d88565d5c0
2526455194e880d8
45fe34e3
76c736ce02b38a65
a84fd0d50a9d59ba
No 5.55.0.102
0
5.55 10.224.1.116/32
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