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 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: 23 January 2011 at 7:03 am
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Malware
Name
Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
Malware Behavior
1 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
2 Autodesk, Inc. Executable 8c4a721fdf2ff3c0
f9fde6ff3cc14d81
3809e5a1
eb9698f2ecef2e8b
252a66446a82095d
Virus.Win32.
Sality.gen
No 9.0.54.0 9.0.54.0 India N/A
3 Autodesk, Inc. Executable ad74c08fe6cdb244
078f29735e95fe36
c4a3cb57
5bdecd3b7b22deae
857e8c8ce6c8e0e5
Unclassified
Malware
No 9.0.54.0 9.0.54.0 Turkey N/A
4 N/A Executable aee4a6c010d71d08
f5f73a7306847e59
02436783
2a54bf8bbd20e6f8
3f68a4fff735282b
Virus.Win32.
Bacalid.A
No N/A N/A Russian Federation N/A
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Safe Entries

First Seen: 20 May 2009 at 6:18 pm
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
1 Autodesk, Inc. Executable 7a1b922e0709f04b
96cdb346bad9e781
d89d5f94
0e31a74122150a71
318ac3c72a6fe906
No 6,0,15,96 6,0,15,96 United States
2 Autodesk, Inc. Executable e777f9cf4daec833
f18cb5729b433169
3b1e7e45
8f63da24420c93d9
6059e3acfe8520da
Yes 10.1.48.0.
0
10.1.48.0.
0
10.224.21.40/32
3 Autodesk, Inc. Executable c8d39f44fcb01762
c7f63b6d3a032966
f64959e8
baccdefee9208f59
47655528d26fd5dd
Yes 10.1.48.0.
0
10.1.48.0.
0
Mexico
4 Autodesk, Inc. Executable c197744e948fec7a
28c1d1bf2369fe4a
02fadbb5
55fd43248d81a3a3
1f6a4342f6977afb
No 7.1.15.30 7.1.15.30 United States
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