How to Remove “access.exe”

What is access.exe?

Originally developed by  manufacturer TuneUp, access.exe is a legitimate file process that is associated with program TuneUp Utilities and it is located in C:\Program files by default.

access.exe virus is created when malware authors write virus files and name them after access.exe with an aim to spread virus on the internet.

Affected Platform: Windows OS

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

If your system is affected by access.exe malware, you will notice one or the several below symptoms:

  • access.exe occupies an unusually large CPU memory
  • Erratic internet connection
  • Your browser is bombarded with annoying popup ads
  • Computer screen freezes
  • PC's processing speed suffers
  • You are redirected to unknown websites

To pinpoint the virus file location, take the following steps:

Step 1: Press CTRL+ALT+DEL keys at once to open Task Manager.

Step 2: If you notice the file located outside C:\Program files  you should run an antivirus scan to get rid of the malware.

How to remove access.exe malware from system using Comodo Cleaning Essentials?

You can either choose to remove access.exe and other malwares using Comodo Antivirus, or Comodo Cleaning Essentials (CCE) – both of which are absolutely free to download! CCE is a set of computer security tools designed to help you identify and remove malwares and unsafe processes from an infected computer.

To remove malwares using CCE, take the following steps:

1. Check the system requirements and download the feature-rich CCE suite for free.

2. After installation, choose the type of scan you want to perform. CCE offers 3 scan options to get rid of malwares from a PC:

  • Smart Scan: Does a scan on critical areas of your system.
  • Full Scan: Does a complete scan of your system.
  • Custom Scan: Does a scan only on selected items.

The process to initiate the above mentioned scans are self-explanatory and thus, easy-to-use. 
Additionally, it's recommended that you approve of any updates that the CCE will prompt you about to ensure it does a better job of identifying all the latest threats.

3. Click 'Next' to view the results.
Regardless of the type of scan you choose, the results will sometimes show false positive (flagging files that are actually safe), which has to be ignored. Only select the files you want to get rid of.

4. Click 'Apply' to apply the selected operations to the threats. The selected operations will be applied.

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Malware Entries

First Seen: 07 January 2012 at 11:13 am
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Malware
Name
Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
Malware Behavior
1 N/A Executable 2dada7d753c50417
5bb18374b1b409e4
c6ccb718
d0fdd0189e644dfc
c5cd08f8ce7deb63
TrojWare.Win
32.VB.AIE
No N/A N/A Internal Submission N/A
2 N/A Executable 2dada7d753c50417
5bb18374b1b409e4
c6ccb718
d0fdd0189e644dfc
c5cd08f8ce7deb63
TrojWare.Win
32.VB.AIE
No N/A N/A Internal Submission N/A
3 N/A Executable 4872375d8d9715a7
5b6f132992301062
15ee8737
9760b28739ca4f9d
fcd580bbfbd5a4eb
Unclassified
Malware
No 2, 0, 0, 0 2, 0, 0, 0 Internal Submission N/A
4 win86 Executable 7ca68dfe6bfbaeb3
981436f5e0d0eb9d
1ac92cff
8a2e42f4b61cdba1
08a4069ffdc40c54
Unclassified
Malware
No 1.0.0.0 1.0.0.0 United States N/A
Display 4 items per page
  • 4 items per page
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  • 16 items per page
  • 32 items per page
20

Safe Entries

First Seen: 02 March 2011 at 4:49 am
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
1 N/A Executable c2e86a383ad74403
4bb16b6cd3478fe5
a53f58da
40c09f12b946aecb
0e5545c4852bc1f6
No 3.5.2.-1 3.5.2.-1 104.236.253.252/32
2 N/A Executable 3aae027f3bece75f
daf5fd332658cc07
a66a8cf6
2cd6461372bd9cdb
a8524d1ce91d98d6
No N/A N/A Internal Submission
3 Loonies Software Executable 5f4446a6e4fbcb2d
37cb4a805df70929
9abc0449
3ee754bcfc816bfb
4f8e6d9215e265e0
No 1.1.18.93 1.1.18.93 Internal Submission
4 N/A Executable 51e5525bbfc514ac
2dfd5b8b26edbb63
0cd22198
8a1264654aa65287
4a6375ba7f4e6436
No N/A N/A United States
Display 4 items per page
  • 4 items per page
  • 8 items per page
  • 16 items per page
  • 32 items per page
 
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