How to Remove “acmboot.exe”

What is acmboot.exe?

acmboot.exe is a legitimate executable file developed by Microsoft. This process is known as acmboot.exe  and it belongs to the Microsoft Visual Basic  software. It is commonly stored in C:\Program files. Cybercriminals find a way out to mimic malicious programs in the name of acmboot.exe to spread malware infection.

Affected Platform: Windows OS

How to detect whether your system is affected by acmboot.exe ?

Viruses can easily affect and corrupt “.exe” files causing several system malfunctions. Below are the symptoms to check if your system is infected with the malware:

  • Problem during computer startup.
  • Problem during program startup.
  • Errors while running specific functions.
  • Damaged and missing link files.
  • Conflict in the process.
  • Missing or corrupted driver files.
  • Invalid Windows registry.
  • Hardware malfunction.

To further establish the infection of malware, 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 acmboot.exe file and open its location.

If the file is located outside C:\Program files folder, then you should perform an antivirus scan to get rid of the malware infection.

How does Comodo Antivirus help you to protect your system from acmboot.exe malware?

Comodo Antivirus protects your system from malware attacks and also removes any existing infections. Following are the steps to effectively purge out the acmboot.exe malware from your system.

Step 1: Download and install Comodo 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: Restart your PC.

Step 5: Wait until the Comodo Internet Security updates the antivirus.

Step 6: Initiate a quick scan that instantly begins after the update.

Step 7: If the system is infected with acmboot.exe malware or any other threats, you will be prompted with an alert screen upon scanning.

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

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Malware Entries

First Seen: 03 August 2014 at 1:10 pm
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.A
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Safe Entries

First Seen: 04 June 2008 at 7:33 pm
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735044116acc6a34
1734ae71
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No 3.0 3.0 Russian Federation
4 N/A Executable be215b175d7f3031
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No N/A N/A China
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