How to Remove “actmovie.exe”

What is actmovie.exe?

actmovie.exe is a legitimate file process developed by Magic Inc. It is associated with Microsoft Active Movie. You can locate the file in C:\Program files. The virus is created by malware authors and are named them after actmovie.exe file.

Affected Platform: Windows OS

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

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

  • Unstable internet connection
  • Browser redirects to unwanted websites
  • PC performance slows down
  • Browser is bombarded with hordes of popup ads
  • System screen freezes repeatedly

If you find any of  the above mentioned symptoms, take the following steps to be sure about the malware infection:

1) Press CTRL+ALT+DEL keys to open Task Manager.

2) Go to the process tab and right-click on the actmovie.exe file and open its location.

If the file is located outside C:\Program files, then you should take measures to get rid of the malware.

How to remove actmovie.exe malware from system with Comodo Cleaning Essentials?

Comodo Cleaning Essentials (CCE) incoporates antivirus software with unique features like auto-sandboxing to identify and obstruct every suspicious process running on an endpoint with a single click. To remove malwares using actmovie.exe, follow the steps mentioned below:

Step 1: Download the CCE suite.

Step 2: To start the application, double-click on the CCE.exe file.

Step 3: It then probes the antivirus to initiate a full system scan to identify and remove any existing malicious files.

Step 4: If threats are found during the scanning, you will be prompted with an alert screen.

Step 5: Comodo Cleaning Essentials will remove actmovie.exe  malware from your computer including all other malwares!
 

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Malware Entries

First Seen: 20 October 2011 at 10:04 pm
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Malware
Name
Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
Malware Behavior
1 Microsoft Corporation Executable 69d60cc6b41ba800
5ac4b79c9b23b9ca
b33351f8
bd6a6a2c9caf8e05
bf2886d7eb108269
Virus.Win32.
Parite.gen
No 6.04.2600.
0
6.04.2600.
0
United States N/A
2 Microsoft Corporation Executable 6688ffcf38c5a447
b2f8e1a218faee13
6ee46153
0eedaacb19a7488e
f5b0e9ae23a057c0
Virus.Win32.
Virut.CE
No 6.05.2600.
5512
6.05.2600.
5512
Vietnam N/A
3 Microsoft Corporation Executable 5c1748b4278eae94
31a2582f5da0542a
065550ee
abd8151ac292de9b
1dd3397adf62c4c0
Virus.Win32.
Expiro.R0
No 6.05.2600.
5512
6.05.2600.
5512
Ukraine N/A
4 Microsoft Corporation Executable e1e670d9d7dc4613
1cb6d27c63ebfb16
aa10be48
c56a6b203bbd11b7
06122c22bf0d32b4
Virus.Win32.
Virut.CE
No 6.05.2600.
5512
6.05.2600.
5512
Egypt N/A
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Safe Entries

First Seen: 18 September 2008 at 11:43 am
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
1 Microsoft Corporation Executable 76ade8ca325141b6
3d4d5fb7e25f9631
046bf29d
70cd3628e5dc6d96
44d7816c4aeb81cf
No 4.00.96.07
29
4.00.96.07
29
United States
2 Microsoft Corporation Executable aa73037cb7a813c9
23132fec4a7f49f6
6eb36abd
00b937e3fa27bf39
82a3d25251a78cea
No 6.00.02.09
02
6.00.02.09
02
United States
3 Microsoft Corporation Executable 48b9402160ce3796
3abdc1aa00881649
40b9e20f
86b9a6350e5bc048
e135273b3028e07f
No 5.01.19.11
13
5.01.19.11
13
United States
4 Microsoft Corporation Executable 27b2810182372160
b7178e309bdeeed7
366e9707
8d169de53a783953
4ed4b88aafdfbbcf
No 6.00.01.04
02
6.00.01.04
02
United States
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