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: 05 December 2011 at 12:29 pm
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Malware
Name
Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
Malware Behavior
1 ACD Systems Ltd. Executable 23234c73c4acc180
1eda58fa28d952d9
c42c29df
de832d2d94918c2d
9b1f2dc7ae23247b
Virus.Win32.
Sality.gen
No 1,0,68,1 1,0,68,1 Thailand N/A
2 ACD Systems Ltd. Executable 0dec5d0a960d6f52
0ec028a09cf2da22
6229425c
d28de9f22c4c406b
e2d61a574095ab79
Virus.Win32.
Sality.gen
No 1,0,68,1 1,0,68,1 Turkey N/A
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Safe Entries

First Seen: 22 November 2008 at 5:54 pm
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
1 ACD Systems Ltd. Executable 4a94b290c6a72491
b477af1f9f4b3d9f
68a65d6b
ceaf269dee653c4d
904bb7df2efcf558
No 1,0,68,1 1,0,68,1 10.224.1.116/32
2 ACD Systems Ltd. Executable 74631e476d71f8e2
39c861821d21eebc
9e906da9
418c031485fbc3f3
4f3eb28752c075cd
Yes 1,0,99,4 1,0,99,4 United States
3 ACD Systems Ltd. Executable 0a3810eaf306135c
b82485c44fd57049
57310b9c
22e2df1b71d63e08
edab8a920aa7846a
Yes 1,0,5,16 1,0,5,16 China
4 ACD Systems Ltd. Executable a9c27f43cb0bc5a1
37ab5b599ae83eff
136b733e
983c29c0d441f981
bd25abb4e2a3de4c
No 1,0,68,1 1,0,68,1 Indonesia
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