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: 12 July 2017 at 5:54 pm
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Malware
Name
Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
Malware Behavior
1 N/A Executable b88f70c6096427e1
ee57ef0d63e4e696
0cae4d2b
6179939a6a78aa3b
09f2b13d9b0fd9a7
Virus.Win32.
Sality.gen
No N/A N/A 156.222.41.206/32 N/A
2 N/A Executable 1c144bc09e5bf16c
e43deca6d4cfbb02
fcc4f40b
a86046e28523ef17
19dbfcaba9b08b78
Worm.Win32.D
elf.nj
No N/A N/A Indonesia N/A
3 Autodesk, Inc. Executable 6226c6a3a7ba8042
baf66138914102e1
ade2e9fc
26fb8f4e4bcbcdd4
349ba7a335d363ab
Virus.Win32.
Bacalid.A
No R16.1.63.0 R16.1.63.0 Russian Federation N/A
4 N/A Executable c28d3492dec3f443
ff7c816d6ba512c4
eac13e1d
e2c52e8ae6c202f3
d90ad5c20286e1d8
Virus.Win32.
Grenam.B
No N/A N/A 197.210.172.62/32 N/A
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Safe Entries

First Seen: 07 August 2010 at 8:36 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 N/A Non-executable 713fa9f89bd0ac4e
0ae8d94593d7ba99
68d5c919
67b55c9c9a486de4
5597fd6945417952
No N/A N/A Internal Submission
3 Autodesk, Inc. Executable 4b4b4943da702bb9
363d2fda53f1fc66
e854c95a
13a2c3cf18bf609d
0ded467015f67d03
No R15.06.030 R15.06.030 Romania
4 Autodesk, Inc. Executable 025b69b4cf22e205
cc6c54ca15e6c550
1d2e5755
3aa572b58c040bbc
2b021149833fc188
No R15.0.0 R15.0.0 Russian Federation
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