How to Remove “acad.exe”

What is acad.exe?

acad.exe is a legitimate file. This process is known as AutoCAD Application. It belongs to software AutoCAD and developed by AutoCAD Electrical.  It is commonly stored in C:\Program Files. The malware programmers or cyber criminals write different types of malicious programs and name it as acad.exe to damage the software and hardware.

Affected Platform: Windows OS

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

Malicious authors try to infect the systems with different types of malicious programs. Each form of malicious software is designed to infect the system that creates different issues and impact on the system. One can notice the following changes once the system is infected with acad.exe malware

  • If the internet connection fluctuation is high 
  • If the acad.exe file is taking more of your CPU memory 
  • If the system performance is very low
  • If the system is redirected to some strange websites 
  • If the system is getting some annoying popup ads 
  • If the system freezes quiet often
  • If it invites other malware to infect and damage the system and exploits the same to collect the user private informaton

When one of these happens then you can be sure that your system is infected with setup.exe  malware. To confirm that go to task manager by pressing the combination of keys ctrl+alt+del and go to the process tab and right click on the acad.exe  and open the location, if the location is subfolder C:\Program Files files then the system is not affected by acad.exe , if the location is somewhere else then the system is affected by acad.exe malware.

How to remove acad.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 acad.exe malware from your computer including all other malwares!

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Malware Entries

First Seen: 23 June 2018 at 10:30 pm
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Digitally
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Version
Product
Version
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Malware Behavior
1 N/A Executable 026d8f1993f3cb0a
4f7c8dc0f6373803
009f53cf
f4329dda9fb7adb8
992132b450bad182
Win32.Viking
.N~clean
No 1.0.0.0 1.0.0.0 Taiwan N/A
2 Autodesk, Inc. Executable f6cc57867aead28e
06ea35a469a7bbae
996b8be3
9276bd2caca02b4d
9e39111e2e6e710a
EmailWorm.Wi
n32.Runonce.
~v001
Yes R17.0.54.0 R17.0.54.0 Indonesia N/A
3 N/A Executable 1c144bc09e5bf16c
e43deca6d4cfbb02
fcc4f40b
a86046e28523ef17
19dbfcaba9b08b78
Worm.Win32.D
elf.nj
No N/A N/A Indonesia N/A
4 N/A Executable a9736aebbd6fb2a1
40d65a67d4eed921
6ba497b5
ad8ac191d7e60818
ffc7e82471ea1398
Win32.Neshta
.A
No N/A N/A Bulgaria N/A
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