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 February 2012 at 8:14 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 6226c6a3a7ba8042
baf66138914102e1
ade2e9fc
26fb8f4e4bcbcdd4
349ba7a335d363ab
Virus.Win32.
Bacalid.A
No R16.1.63.0 R16.1.63.0 Russian Federation N/A
3 Autodesk, Inc. Executable a497cfae4128699d
15bff8f4b6b56730
6578f50f
01b1b6df56c209ee
26aa962b45866c86
Unclassified
Malware
No R17.0.54.0 R17.0.54.0 Internal Submission N/A
4 Autodesk, Inc. Executable 6e30ae841bbeda93
7a370aacdc580ca5
58582d44
5e07d7dd94de5696
b22c14a7d1843dee
TrojWare.Win
32.Banbra.rh
No R17.1.51.0 R17.1.51.0 Indonesia 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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