How to Remove “acdseeqv.exe”

What is acdseeqv.exe?

acdseeqv.exe is a legitimate process file popularly known as ACDSee 9 Photo Manager. It belongs to ACDSee Quick View, developed by ACD Systems Ltd. It is located in C:\Windows\System32 by default.

Malware programmers write virus files with malicious scripts and save them as acdseeqv.exe with an intention to spread virus on the internet.

Affected Platforms: Windows OS

How to determine if your computer is infected with acdseeqv.exe malware?

Look out for these symptoms to check if your PC is infected with acdseeqv.exe malware:

  • Unstable internet connection
  • acdseeqv.exe occupies extra CPU space
  • PC processing speed slows down
  • Browser often redirects to irrelevant websites
  • Browser is bombarded with hordes of popup ads
  • Computer screen freezes repeatedly

Take the following steps to diagnose your PC for possible acdseeqv.exe malware attack:

Step 1: Simultaneously press CTRL+ALT+DEL keys to open Task Manager.

Step 2: If you notice the file located outside C:\Windows\System32, perform an antivirus scan to get rid of the malware.

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Step 8: Comodo Antivirus will remove acdseeqv.exe malware from your computer including all other malwares!

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Malware Entries

First Seen: 13 June 2009 at 6:05 am
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Malware
Name
Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
Malware Behavior
1 ACD Systems Ltd. Executable ddd64e9df69bf9d5
5bd640acee37893e
31137a47
f22c0fcaff24b072
d874c103bfd91631
Win32.Kashu.
B
No 1,0,68,1 1,0,68,1 Indonesia N/A
2 N/A Non-executable 5bf3c018ac507f0a
971a0db8d8ec0a37
d4ec3221
f537914e2fde27a8
ee95f7b64f661664
Unclassified
Malware
No N/A N/A Ukraine N/A
3 N/A Executable de26bbc8171d3d07
70cae7e64756e9a9
7377203a
5d612bb6522a614c
77ca7947eb0ec0ba
Virus.Win32.
Virut.CE
No N/A N/A Indonesia N/A
4 N/A Executable f5a2b6fa28396b69
b8a6efe8f229b922
d55c0744
423cd468f37eb9f3
3ee34e4e88426922
TrojWare.Win
32.Agent2.ui
22
No N/A N/A Greece N/A
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Safe Entries

First Seen: 23 June 2008 at 7:53 am
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
1 ACD Systems Ltd. Executable c03d1900251a8006
57bcbfe5eff4906a
9128039c
170006576afb4798
c359a70420b08a10
No 1,0,68,1 1,0,68,1 Russian Federation
2 ACD Systems Ltd. Executable 466ea0be80894382
db691a06e0e80b99
f840d744
bb611715c5e00f8d
971e70b488331d30
Yes 1,0,99,4 1,0,99,4 Saudi Arabia
3 ACD Systems Ltd. Executable 127bc7b8aa29b080
ef7002f98e393124
39cc0343
9621c27cd0236233
56ad3616c6a22636
No 1,0,68,1 1,0,68,1 Russian Federation
4 ACD Systems Ltd. Executable 3364caec736c80e9
ceb94a0598a618fd
ef85c943
81af1ea0c6fd1361
bdc3554d6e434bef
Yes 1,0,99,4 1,0,99,4 Internal Submission
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