How to Remove “acrotray.exe”

What is acrotray.exe?

acrotray.exe is a legitimate process file popularly known as AcroTray. It is associated with Adobe Acrobat (version 8 Professional) 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 acrotray.exe with an intention to spread virus on the internet.

Affected Platform: Windows OS

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

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

  • Internet connection fluctuates
  • acrotray.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 acrotray.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 the acrotray.exe file from system?

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Malware Entries

First Seen: 08 October 2008 at 10:14 am
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Malware
Name
Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
Malware Behavior
1 N/A Executable 2f53bfcd2016d506
674d0a05852318f9
e8188ee1
07660a9b83b7fbc7
ab372a911c69a85b
Unclassified
Malware
No N/A N/A United States N/A
2 Adobe Systems Inc. Executable 28df5cc396b26f6a
9889e8070250793f
f448637b
7abe88c2ef84055b
b6b928336544b9b9
Virus.Win32.
Sality.gen
No 8.0.0.2006
102200
8.0,0.2006
102200
Lao People's Democratic Republic N/A
3 Adobe Systems Inc. Executable b698811723635bec
f4ff687247140c08
85186f95
1ce84c66bc1174e6
a0ee57ff9bf1c5d1
Win32.Jeefo.
A
No 11.0.14.16
"
11.0.14.16
"
Turkey N/A
4 Adobe Systems Inc. Executable 2456775d3f5102c6
52ce7c4b0653b381
e005bebf
f15e28f4811593e9
8faf92d479df7c6d
Virus.Win32.
Sality.gen
No 6.0.0.2003
040700
6.0.0.0 Pakistan N/A
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Safe Entries

First Seen: 09 October 2008 at 6:35 pm
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
1 Adobe Systems Inc. Executable b223fd7aada91770
14f1bee8dff8af55
5102cd94
ef0df7c71c25793a
156dc370d552903f
No 6.0.0.2003
040700
6.0.0.0 Pakistan
2 Adobe Systems Inc. Executable 9bbce4220dcaf46c
431fab7e311c48c8
149ae70a
aa21c527c76cd610
b9f92ca7ab4c8837
Yes 11.0.16.13
"
11.0.16.13
"
New Zealand
3 Adobe Systems Inc. Executable 7c720c96b2893c4b
ff56005a35869804
a8dae5d2
a3a82800ff19b26b
94d2327a2f11067e
Yes 10.0.0.396
"
10.0.0.396
"
United States
4 Adobe Systems Inc. Executable 884f7fcd4cde4558
b789291c36a56aaa
22212839
267d2fe27a1587ba
aad82090772655e4
Yes 9.5.0.270" 9.5.0.270" Vietnam
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  • 32 items per page
 
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