How to Remove “acldiag.exe”

What is acldiag.exe?

acldiag.exe is a legitimate process file popularly known as ACL Diagnostics. It is associated with Windows Operating System developed by Microsoft Corporation. It is located in C:\Program Files by default.

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

Affected Platforms: Windows OS

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

Look out for the these symptoms to check if your PC is infected with acldiag.exe malware:
  • Unstable internet connection
  • acldiag.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 acldiag.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:\Program Files perform an antivirus scan to get rid of the malware.

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

Step 1: Download our award-winning 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.

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

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

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

First Seen: 27 October 2009 at 8:56 am
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Malware
Name
Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
Malware Behavior
1 Microsoft Corporation Executable a02b58f82ed36ae7
3d150a53286cc1c4
1df36265
7210ffdf1f061340
d03bc4487ac48f11
Virus.Win32.
Virut.n
No 5.1.2600.0
(xpclient.
010817-114
8)
5.1.2600.0 United States N/A
2 Microsoft Corporation Executable 29a424f95073d3b6
9c722b053e921e9f
d0e96474
f2135dde9166a3da
6ae8782dbc378c37
Virus.Win32.
Sality.gen
No 5.1.2600.0
(xpclient.
010817-114
8)
5.1.2600.0 Ukraine N/A
3 Microsoft Corporation Executable 97b05a24d4f3c90c
e8f20ac253ce8664
1723df52
74a4c1074577e7ea
31c8673e255ecf7e
MalCrypt.Ind
us!
No 5.2.3790.0
(srv03_rtm
.030324-20
48)
5.2.3790.0 Brazil N/A
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Safe Entries

First Seen: 26 September 2008 at 3:26 am
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
1 Microsoft Corporation Executable 4a8e15bf8afc823a
459dec8dfa035866
9c5c43dd
e3de5eac87912706
e269817edb7bb170
No 5.2.3790.1
830
(srv03_sp1
_rtm.05032
4-1447)
5.2.3790.1
830
198.20.167.84/32
2 Microsoft Corporation Executable 89a92fd682b46148
498e1abfcfd3dada
d8c3e53a
fb4827c33d78c1c5
b92f4e56810dc6cf
No 5.2.3790.1
830
(srv03_sp1
_rtm.05032
4-1447)
5.2.3790.1
830
Netherlands
3 Microsoft Corporation Executable 4a8e15bf8afc823a
459dec8dfa035866
9c5c43dd
e3de5eac87912706
e269817edb7bb170
No 5.2.3790.1
830
(srv03_sp1
_rtm.05032
4-1447)
5.2.3790.1
830
Internal Submission
4 Microsoft Corporation Executable 5a91bc6df118745b
3245dce42d05bbee
6ce8cd1a
cc94e4c686d02f6b
3d4bc38c2ccfd566
No 5.2.3790.3
959
(srv03_sp2
_rtm.07021
6-1710)
5.2.3790.3
959
Internal Submission
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