How to Remove “addrbook.exe”

What is addrbook.exe?

addrbook.exe is a legitimate file. This process is known as Novell GroupWise Address Book. It belongs to Novell GroupWise and was developed by Novell, Inc. It is commonly stored in C:\Program Files.

Malware authors write different types of malicious programs and name it as addrbook.exe to spread virus.

Affected Platform: Windows OS

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

Each malware is different and causes unique problems to the system. You will notice one or several of the following symptoms if your system is infected with addrbook.exe malware:

  • Internet connection fluctuates
  • addrbook.exe file is taking more of your CPU memory 
  • System performance is very low
  • Browser is redirected to some strange websites
  • Interference of annoying popup ads
  • Other malwares infiltrate into the system

To further establish the malware infection, take the following steps:

  • Go to Task Manager by pressing the combination of keys ctrl+alt+del
  • Go to the process tab and right-click on the addrbook.exe and open the file location

If the file is located outside C:\Program Files, then it is likely that the system is affected with addrbook.exe malware.

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

Ideally, replacing the existing addrbook.exe file on your computer with a different version procured from the internet is advisable. To remove the file using Comodo's trusted and effective antivirus software, follow the steps below:

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

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

Step 3: Select Customize Configuration option and arrange installers, configuration, and file location.

Step 4: Once the Installation is Finished, restart your PC.

Step 5: It will take some time for the Comodo Internet Security to update the antivirus.

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

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Malware Entries

First Seen: 12 January 2011 at 7:45 am
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Malware
Name
Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
Malware Behavior
1 Brother Industries, Ltd. Executable 0bc8beb12780b981
61c7933d102564b5
c38fbe35
fc48eb3d18e41942
92eb87e2c1fe5156
Virus.Win32.
Sality.gen
No 2.05.02 2.05.02 Philippines N/A
2 Brother Industries, Ltd. Executable 7ec31f07ad2d1ed0
3441ad6a73d41c13
fc31c780
88082fc77f748de2
e640a8d3161d8514
Virus.Win32.
Sality.P
No 2.8.0 2.8.0 Taiwan N/A
3 Brother Industries, Ltd. Executable 5c3fe4a4a10b3985
f7ab69ac9b27fe95
8e226ed2
cb7b8dd6ba2b4695
20117b2c58c5ff4b
Virus.Win32.
Sality.P
No 2.8.0 2.8.0 Taiwan N/A
4 Brother Industries, Ltd. Executable cc39505c7a4b1b6b
da375d4d70d2a1ef
e1db268c
16c7bf8f2c4fa3e2
42cef87eac81709f
Virus.Win32.
Sality.P
No 2.8.0 2.8.0 Taiwan N/A
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Safe Entries

First Seen: 03 October 2008 at 11:29 pm
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
1 N/A Non-executable 6b580ee980444b6b
9424a495bccfe377
28bbb7b8
656da66d29aef88d
a47d58cd9e69ee68
No 16, 0, 0,
7
16, 0, 0,
7
Internal Submission
2 Brother Industries, Ltd. Executable c29676e720f0848b
f8a44592453f135b
e25eb58a
c32ec58ce8c8eb58
a689d52fe9b71683
No 2.7.3 2.7.3 Germany
3 Brother Industries, Ltd. Executable 952ead6782ea33ba
74222a9aeba367e2
8ca4c3b6
4e9e0d427208a761
b04df335afdc1294
No 3.3.3 3.3.3 104.1.114.237/32
4 N/A Executable 9b5edb2949742508
353f5baa594299de
118457af
31ef903c05290e3e
a1175843b980569a
No 1.0.0.0 1.0.0.0 Internal Submission
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