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: 25 December 2008 at 2:52 pm
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Malware
Name
Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
Malware Behavior
1 N/A Executable 65eeb46025542f93
133a7032d6322de5
fbcedf57
454fb2128a054e31
28e9c446939cf58a
TrojWare.Win
32.Downloade
r.Agent.xxxd
No 0, 0, 0, 0 0, 0, 0, 0 Internal Submission N/A
2 BAR Executable 2fd0737eb4922bc1
cc57c2f484d367e2
90d2eda0
cc061460f82b328c
af0f216e466474c1
TrojWare.Win
32.Downloade
r.Agent.xxxd
No 1, 0, 0,
21
1, 0, 0,
21
Internal Submission N/A
3 Application Developer Executable 2623d1a693c4788c
90fb9522402912e2
6d064696
dba7d82251f26154
025763833c1a25a4
ApplicUnwnt.
Win32.Agent.
~AW
No 7.10.04.3 N/A Spain N/A
4 Application Developer Executable 79f341b154d1003a
aa1a5b8d00e034c8
cf135cec
5ecaa9f8770baadc
9959a37c4c2f3960
TrojWare.Win
32.Agent.~hm
g
No 7.10.04.3 N/A United Kingdom N/A
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20

Safe Entries

First Seen: 16 February 2009 at 1:36 am
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
1 TuneUp Software GmbH Executable efe4833345e7d070
f4d045d8e8a081eb
da432f03
5e4887f702610a73
e7bc44f77975b35d
Yes 7.0.7992.2
28
7.0.0.0 United States
2 Loonies Software Executable 5f4446a6e4fbcb2d
37cb4a805df70929
9abc0449
3ee754bcfc816bfb
4f8e6d9215e265e0
No 1.1.18.93 1.1.18.93 Internal Submission
3 TuneUp Software GmbH Executable 7548249518d2c980
fb5e886927da6dbf
2f0a4bfd
90735048120b5947
09ab39b8f7d64de9
No 6.0.1255.2
39
6.0.0.0 Internal Submission
4 TuneUp Software GmbH Executable b69692c588c9fb06
f959d7cedf30426a
4862aff4
6d4139108108fb76
cb2c23a0ef59ca19
No 1.0.2.128 1.0.0.0 Internal Submission
Display 4 items per page
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  • 32 items per page
 

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