How to Remove “accessdeniedutility.exe”

What is accessdeniedutility.exe?

accessdeniedutility.exe is a legitimate file process developed by Hewelett-Packard. This process is known as HP Registry Security Settings Repair Utility and it belongs to HP Registry Security Repair Utility. You can locate the file in C:\Program Files. The virus is created by malware authors and is named after accessdeniedutility.exe file.

Affected Platform: Windows OS

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

Keep an eye for the following symptoms to check if your PC is infected with accessdeniedutility.exe malware:

  • Unstable internet connection
  • Browser redirects to unwanted websites
  • PC performance slows down
  • Browser is bombarded with hordes of popup ads
  • System screen freezes repeatedly

If you find any of  the above mentioned symptoms, take the following steps to be sure about the malware infection:

1) Press CTRL+ALT+DEL keys to open Task Manager.

2) Go to the process tab and right-click on the accessdeniedutility.exe file and open its location.

If the file is located outside C:\Program Files, then you should take measures to get rid of the malware.

How to remove accessdeniedutility.exe malware from system with Comodo Cleaning Essentials?

Comodo Cleaning Essentials (CCE) incorporates antivirus software with unique features like auto-sandboxing to identify and obstruct every suspicious process running on an endpoint with a single click. To remove accessdeniedutility.exe malware using CCE, follow the steps mentioned below:

Step 1: Download the CCE suite.

Step 2: To start the application, double-click on the CCE.exe file.

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Step 4: If threats are found during the scanning, you will be prompted with an alert screen.

Step 5: Comodo Cleaning Essentials will remove accessdeniedutility.exe malware from your computer including all other malwares!

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Malware Entries

First Seen: 26 May 2012 at 5:51 am
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Name
Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
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dd63b6c9
2e686148f3e30e37
bf25273ef2c3e7f8
Virus.Win32.
Sality.gen
No 1, 3, 4, 0 1, 3, 4, 0 Turkey N/A
2 Hewlett-Packard Executable 729750e2f0d55cc7
7cc9a4c49db4b3ef
d3915e36
34e976fec53b7c21
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Virus.Win32.
Sality.gen
No 1, 3, 4, 0 1, 3, 4, 0 India N/A
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Safe Entries

First Seen: 06 April 2009 at 7:00 am
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
1 Hewlett-Packard Executable 9c17d69f16e6015d
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389bd614
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Yes 1, 3, 4, 0 1, 3, 4, 0 Internal Submission
2 Hewlett-Packard Executable 9c17d69f16e6015d
b0e1442af2be0b9d
389bd614
84391b0634316538
b9101e7146f3f156
Yes 1, 3, 4, 0 1, 3, 4, 0 France
3 Hewlett-Packard Executable 9c17d69f16e6015d
b0e1442af2be0b9d
389bd614
84391b0634316538
b9101e7146f3f156
Yes 1, 3, 4, 0 1, 3, 4, 0 10.224.1.55/32
4 Hewlett-Packard Executable 9c17d69f16e6015d
b0e1442af2be0b9d
389bd614
84391b0634316538
b9101e7146f3f156
Yes 1, 3, 4, 0 1, 3, 4, 0 159.205.116.17/32
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