How to Remove “addplwiz.exe”

What is addplwiz.exe?

addplwiz.exe is a legitimate process file popularly known as Autodesk Hardcopy Subsystem. It is associated with Autodesk Hardcopy Subsystem developed by Autodesk Inc. It is located in C:\Program files by default.

Malware programmers write virus files with malicious scripts and save them as addplwiz.exe with an intention to spread virus on the internet.

Affected Platforms: Windows OS

How to determine if your computer is infected with addplwiz.exe malware?

Look out for the these symptoms to check if your PC is infected with addplwiz.exe malware:

  • Unstable internet connection
  • addplwiz.exe occupies extra CPU space
  • PC processing speed slows down
  • Browser often redirects to irrelevant websites
  • Browser is bombarded with hordes of popup ads
  • Computer screen freezes repeatedly

Take the following steps to diagnose your PC for possible addplwiz.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 perform an antivirus scan to get rid of the malware.

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

Step 1: Download our award-winning Free Antivirus

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

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Step 6: Proceed with the quick scan that automatically begins after the update.

Step 7: If threats are found during the scanning, you will be notified through an alert screen.

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

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Malware Entries

First Seen: 20 February 2012 at 10:45 am
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Malware
Name
Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
Malware Behavior
1 Autodesk, Inc. Executable 21a777cb97bb1c83
362784115a820a42
fc4f6005
4325ba2994a58d64
0257549c1b2dbc77
Virus.Win32.
Virut.CE
Yes 9.2.56.0 9.2.56.0 196.188.128.16/32 N/A
2 Autodesk, Inc. Executable b00dc1ca4bb825fd
555edfa61fd96fa8
8d0089ae
ad550d6ab85b301f
079cbe82219aed56
TrojWare.Win
32.TrojanDro
pper.Bototer
.B
No 9.0.54.0 9.0.54.0 India N/A
3 Autodesk, Inc. Executable 8c4a721fdf2ff3c0
f9fde6ff3cc14d81
3809e5a1
eb9698f2ecef2e8b
252a66446a82095d
Virus.Win32.
Sality.gen
No 9.0.54.0 9.0.54.0 India N/A
4 N/A Executable ac78eea7be585a1a
826ec200bf49534f
d4bed80b
fc23670c9fc89e0f
89033a8bcf454602
TrojWare.Win
32.Spy.E
No N/A N/A 197.211.60.40/32 N/A
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Safe Entries

First Seen: 11 June 2009 at 4:00 pm
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
1 Autodesk, Inc. Executable 9d5f4e9637a916f8
7ef074cf80cd07ea
2052edbe
9c4293a62505f7aa
354b74ce315ee317
Yes 14.0.50.0.
0
14.0.50.0.
0
United States
2 Autodesk, Inc. Executable 21087a1a2bb447eb
d1fc96c7b00fceda
787c5019
22eb90068ea20b71
4ae9b04fcde1fbb4
Yes 11.0.55.0.
0
11.0.55.0.
0
Russian Federation
3 Autodesk, Inc. Executable 4ba6762490ce3a9c
a4d9971761a39f68
176fecbd
cb46cf61d4be056c
840040045e6eb486
No 8.0.16.93 8.0.16.93 10.100.130.251/32
4 Autodesk, Inc. Executable fa3225b9c2a5f5ef
919720bc3c8bc5cf
2c640c60
bb6c61bfc13cffc9
f43eaf3712012dee
Yes 9.1.51.0 9.1.51.0 10.224.1.65/32
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