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: 03 April 2008 at 2:56 pm
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Malware
Name
Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
Malware Behavior
1 Brother Industries, Ltd. Executable eef932f0b1c81b5a
1f95b2a9542785cd
8f9054be
21ead9c05d029c5a
814621e2ec316dcb
Virus.Win32.
Ramnit.A
No 2.05.02 2.05.02 United Kingdom N/A
2 Brother Industries,LTD Executable e9fce0c7c5840386
e679184dc65932d2
3bddd3da
5745175253c7014a
bf5a571d0b5fc8cd
Win32.Jeefo.
A
No 2.03.01 2.03.01 United States N/A
3 Brother Industries,LTD Executable 4dd65b374f28f94c
72c2b9e67c2476e8
314e4e2b
8343ac2a20d72b67
b7087d10c5f013ad
Worm.Win32.M
abezat.b0
No 1.01.02 1.01.02 United States N/A
4 Brother Industries,LTD Executable a6b8cca307a3f707
e8944037f6363332
546ec632
74587527b32030b6
4351ba698dfed430
Virus.Win32.
Ramnit.A
No 1.00 1.00 Canada N/A
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Safe Entries

First Seen: 05 June 2008 at 1:18 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 Novell, Inc. Executable 6914aecce8a579c4
54a5411962bb854d
0f38921e
bd92202e5e81dc25
8079eaaa97be787d
No 8.0.2 8.0.2 Thailand
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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