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: 29 April 2010 at 8:34 pm
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Malware
Name
Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
Malware Behavior
1 Autodesk, Inc. Executable a878196a5d282565
10cb5dd51cd70afe
53b3ea57
d6574437d3830320
b635f94b71be92c4
Virus.Win32.
Sality.gen
No R17.0.54.0 R17.0.54.0 Syrian Arab Republic N/A
2 Autodesk, Inc. Executable fac6221d99d15d0a
c180ab9962ca1cca
91a9330c
31be039f28997c3a
9c8e0a57dd569fe9
Unclassified
Malware
No R16.2.54.1
0
R16.2.54.1
0
Czech Republic N/A
3 Autodesk, Inc. Executable c55359b2f30c6277
879e69655d317d35
37cd32b2
4f4b29ea36e28afa
5e4f77c62a3126b6
Virus.Win32.
Sality.gen
No R17.0.54.0 R17.0.54.0 Romania N/A
4 Autodesk, Inc. Executable a497cfae4128699d
15bff8f4b6b56730
6578f50f
01b1b6df56c209ee
26aa962b45866c86
Unclassified
Malware
No R17.0.54.0 R17.0.54.0 Internal Submission N/A
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Safe Entries

First Seen: 19 August 2008 at 3:08 am
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
1 Autodesk, Inc. Executable ff3f207d6912da17
3971d9a8215fc7bb
7367888b
b3bbba837464ae67
dd8d31497d80214a
No R15.06.030 R15.06.030 Czech Republic
2 Autodesk, Inc. Executable 39c8070105f23298
856c47627ae452f1
560ee6a9
7709ac8e6bf7614a
b2e1241116a43012
Yes R16.00.086 R16.00.086 United States
3 N/A Non-executable 713fa9f89bd0ac4e
0ae8d94593d7ba99
68d5c919
67b55c9c9a486de4
5597fd6945417952
No N/A N/A Internal Submission
4 Autodesk, Inc. Executable 4b4b4943da702bb9
363d2fda53f1fc66
e854c95a
13a2c3cf18bf609d
0ded467015f67d03
No R15.06.030 R15.06.030 Romania
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