How to Remove “acid50.exe”

 

What is acid50.exe

acid50.exe is a legitimate file. This process is known as Sony ACID Music 5.0. It is associated with Sony ACID Music 5.0, but the source of its developer origin remains unknown. It is commonly stored in C:\Program Files.
Malware authors write different types of malicious programs and name it as acid50.exe to spread virus.

Affected Platform: Windows OS

How to check if your computer is infected with acid50.exe malware?       

Each malware is different and causes unique problems to the system. You will notice one or several of the following symptoms if your system is infected with acid50.exe malware:

  • Internet connection fluctuates
  • acid50.exe file is taking more of your CPU memory 
  • System performance is very low
  • Browser is redirected to some strange websites
  • Interference of annoying popup ads
  • Other malwares infiltrate into the system

To further establish the malware infection, take the following steps:

  • Go to Task Manager by pressing the combination of keys ctrl+alt+del
  • Go to the process tab and right-click on the acid50.exe and open the file location

If the file is located outside C:\Program Files, then it is likely that the system is affected with acid50.exe malware.

How to remove acid50.exe malware from system using Comodo Antivirus?

Ideally, replacing the existing acid50.exe file on your computer with a different version procured from the internet is advisable. To remove the file using Comodo's trusted and effective antivirus software, follow the steps below:

Step 1: Download the award-winning Comodo Free Antivirus.

Step 2: Installation configuration frames will be displayed. Select the configuration you would like to apply

Step 3: Select Customize Configuration option and arrange installers, configuration, and file location.

Step 4: Once the Installation is Finished, restart your PC.

Step 5: It will take some time for the Comodo Internet Security to update the antivirus.

Step 6: Proceed with a quick scan that automatically begins after the update.

Step 7: If threats are found during the scanning, you will be prompted with an alert screen.

Step 8: Comodo Antivirus will remove acid50.exe malware from your computer including all other malwares!
 

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Malware Entries

First Seen: 31 October 2010 at 2:52 am
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Malware
Name
Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
Malware Behavior
1 Madison Media Software, Inc. Executable 1d0728b0e9d3f045
cefdaacda79b56e7
9f0de614
2c36e927f957bc9c
19752a0308ae4eed
Virus.Win32.
Ramnit.A
No Version
5.0c
(Build
345)
Version
5.0c
(Build
345)
Slovakia N/A
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Safe Entries

First Seen: 07 March 2009 at 8:14 am
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
1 Sony Pictures Digital Inc. Executable 7e1df2ea509e5e32
a472defeda2ca584
09f29897
481b6b76fc2dce67
a66f3cb5cf50e668
No Version
5.0 (Build
265)
Version
5.0 (Build
265)
Kazakhstan
2 Sony Pictures Digital Inc. Executable 301f07e266990373
6f42dac9151ffbca
ac9f415a
f8d1ac2fdba1c8f5
212d0704a5767d28
No Version
5.0a
(Build
152)
Version
5.0a
(Build
152)
United States
3 Sony Pictures Digital Inc. Executable df717d1ab20b5c8c
df8ed2dc0a81895f
68fed194
8500b7ab9ebc0e30
5e65078af22bfc81
No Version
5.0a
(Build
152)
Version
5.0a
(Build
152)
Internal Submission
4 Sony Pictures Digital Inc. Executable 301f07e266990373
6f42dac9151ffbca
ac9f415a
f8d1ac2fdba1c8f5
212d0704a5767d28
No Version
5.0a
(Build
152)
Version
5.0a
(Build
152)
Internal Submission
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