How to Remove “acoobrowser.exe”

What is acoobrowser.exe?

Originally developed by AcooBrowser Team, acoobrowser.exe is a legitimate file process. This process is known as Acoo Browser and it belongs to Acoo Browser. It is located in C:\Program Files by default.

acoobrowser.exe virus is created when malware authors write virus files and name them after acoobrowser.exe with an aim to spread virus on the internet.

Affected Platform: Windows OS

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

If your system is affected by acoobrowser.exe malware, you will notice one or several of the symptoms below:

  • acoobrowser.exe occupies an unusually large CPU memory
  • Erratic internet connection
  • Your browser is bombarded with annoying popup ads
  • Computer screen freezes
  • PC's processing speed suffers
  • You are redirected to unknown websites

To pinpoint the virus file location, take the following steps:

Step 1: Press CTRL+ALT+DEL keys at once to open Task Manager.

Step 2: If you notice the file located outside C:\Program Files, you should run an antivirus scan to get rid of the malware.

How to remove acoobrowser.exe malware from system using Comodo Cleaning Essentials?

You can either choose to remove acoobrowser.exe and other malwares using Comodo Antivirus, or Comodo Cleaning Essentials (CCE) – both of which are absolutely free to download! CCE is a set of computer security tools designed to help you identify and remove malwares and unsafe processes from an infected computer.

To remove malwares using CCE, take the following steps:

1. Check the system requirements and download the feature-rich CCE suite for free.

2. After installation, choose the type of scan you want to perform. CCE offers 3 scan options to get rid of malwares from a PC:

  • Smart Scan: Does a scan on critical areas of your system.
  • Full Scan: Does a complete scan of your system.
  • Custom Scan: Does a scan only on selected items.

The process to initiate the above mentioned scans are self-explanatory and thus, easy-to-use. 
Additionally, it's recommended that you approve of any updates that the CCE will prompt you about to ensure it does a better job of identifying all the latest threats.

3. Click 'Next' to view the results.
Regardless of the type of scan you choose, the results will sometimes show false positive (flagging files that are actually safe), which has to be ignored. Only select the files you want to get rid of.

4. Click 'Apply' to apply the selected operations to the threats. The selected operations will be applied.

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Malware Entries

First Seen: 15 May 2012 at 11:59 am
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Malware
Name
Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
Malware Behavior
1 AcooBrowser Team Executable 7379dc0883936f9c
81898571b1f83379
b305a0b5
aa68924ebd5bb567
161a52d3d6dfc6af
Unclassified
Malware
No 1, 9, 1,
814
1, 9, 1,
814
United States N/A
2 AcooBrowser Team Executable a193c2d19ebf0c42
35fd002dca4f3b0c
3b07d8f1
b8f11d2809e6fc6d
5ecf3162b3f909e7
Unclassified
Malware
No 1, 8, 2,
624
1, 8, 2,
624
Russian Federation N/A
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  • 4 items per page
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  • 16 items per page
  • 32 items per page
27

Safe Entries

First Seen: 27 November 2008 at 9:42 am
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
1 AcooBrowser Team Executable 6e462d880d995758
2ff640dcf7757738
6e122704
58ff0a9ec689feba
fb38a97866b7c44d
No 1, 9, 8,
744
1, 9, 8,
744
United States
2 N/A Executable d72b61a207d20c43
a22fbec4258152a8
637e61c9
086b9c2d2c71320f
8fc9cf0723dd4c4b
No 1, 3, 3,
916
1, 3, 3,
916
United States
3 N/A Executable 6a5f9197fa5f5e2e
35a6c32cb381a09f
2e061b47
8e560ca3927959a7
8c8ec6d728035cc8
No 1, 1, 8,
438
1, 1, 8,
438
United States
4 AcooBrowser Team Executable c38cb270b408f11f
18ecb6e9077d4782
7d2b5d4e
76c5c933fe6d84c0
30a858caf5eb94f5
No 1, 8, 3,
592
1, 8, 3,
592
Internal Submission
Display 4 items per page
  • 4 items per page
  • 8 items per page
  • 16 items per page
  • 32 items per page
 
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