How to Remove “acrobat_sl.exe”

What si acrobat_sl.exe?

acrobat_sl.exe is a legitimate process file popularly known as Adobe Acrobat SpeedLauncher. It is associated with Adobe Acrobat software developed by Adobe Systems. It is located in C:\Program Files by default. Malware programmers create files with virus scripts and name them after acrobat_sl.exe with an intention to spread virus on the internet.

Affected Platform: Windows OS

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

Keep an eye for the following symptoms to see if your PC is infected with acrobat_sl.exe malware:

  • Internet connection fluctuates
  • acrobat_sl.exe takes too much CPU space
  • PC slows down significantly
  • Browser automatically redirects to some irrelevant websites
  • Unsolicited ads and popups starts appearing
  • Screen freezes constantly

Take the following steps to diagnose your PC for possible acrobat_sl.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, then you should run an antivirus scan to get rid of the malware.

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

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

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

Step 3: After network detection is complete, press “Close” button for a scan window.

Step 4: Restart your PC.

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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 acrobat_sl.exe malware from your computer including all other malwares!

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Malware Entries

First Seen: 08 October 2011 at 7:55 pm
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Malware
Name
Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
Malware Behavior
1 Adobe Systems Incorporated Executable 4504db5ceff8f639
25603b2a058b01bb
3f5b3718
7a9417c85d00ea57
85a4008670ebe4d4
Virus.Win32.
Sality.O
No 7.0.0.0 7.0.0.0 Ukraine N/A
2 Adobe Systems Incorporated Executable f1074edf9ac9a836
eecf6057d7c034ce
70c49c11
18773fb0c3d1983c
645a6e2b16386719
Virus.Win32.
Sality.gen
No 9.0.0.2008
061200
9.0.0.2008
061200
Thailand N/A
3 Adobe Systems Incorporated Executable 0721efd899fffdcd
10191fe97cde7d70
7e644e45
aa850020358d105e
418246fe95793a93
Virus.Win32.
Sality.gen
No 7.0.0.0 7.0.0.0 Thailand N/A
4 Adobe Systems Incorporated Executable 7f847334b1a5fa3b
433089c80ef0b612
c21368a1
85deac1e46292976
7fe456f48f435fe6
Virus.Win32.
Sality.gen
No 7.0.0.0 7.0.0.0 India N/A
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35

Safe Entries

First Seen: 14 July 2008 at 12:55 pm
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
1 N/A Non-executable fe04977144bf3d4f
241e375893b38220
196e81b3
a68735aa9157a0c1
b9828c7ddc28e94b
No N/A N/A Internal Submission
2 Adobe Systems Incorporated Executable 4a040a7aa1d2661f
38952ee94f905ec7
28baa08b
1c338290116b8d8d
91018e8e6c66e555
Yes 10.1.4.38 10.1.4.38 Czech Republic
3 Adobe Systems Incorporated Executable 9d2abf1d96480141
3960ae98b66fbcf5
963a99f8
05aa1093dda2b0a0
6f1c6e33dc543141
Yes 11.0.01.36 11.0.01.36 Canada
4 Adobe Systems Incorporated Executable 23dabb4dd88fd22e
009e22673fa0ce6b
59784dff
1958644da9db1462
d53a22281c9f6f12
No 7.0.0.0 7.0.0.0 Romania
Display 4 items per page
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  • 8 items per page
  • 16 items per page
  • 32 items per page
 
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