How to Remove “addressbook.exe”

What is addressbook.exe?

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

Malware programmers or cybercriminals write different types of malicious programs and name them as addressbook.exe to spread virus.

Affected Platform: Windows OS

How to check if your computer is infected with addressbook.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 addressbook.exe malware:

  • Internet connection fluctuates
  • addressbook.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 addressbook.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 addressbook.exe malware.

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

Ideally, replacing the existing addressbook.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 addressbook.exe malware from your computer including all other malwares!

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Malware Entries

First Seen: 31 January 2012 at 5:04 am
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Malware
Name
Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
Malware Behavior
1 N/A Executable afecab87c0a5f25f
5a19958cab90f558
18042822
b6874087b65dc3fd
e76c7551a030180f
Virus.Win32.
Sality.gen
No 1.00.0030 1.00.0030 Indonesia N/A
2 GAS Softwares Executable bf727bc1659abe53
5505c4e2fbecf615
8523ff95
9be0a9ad08e0713a
4f05e932cb149263
TrojWare.Win
32.TrojanDro
pper.Binder.
v
No 1.4.5.0 1.4.5.0 Internal Submission N/A
3 N/A Executable ca7342db650c3fe8
a0dfb37c436f3e28
9dd72a2a
a7b41519708534cc
a570b30913f47102
TrojWare.Win
32.Trojan.NS
PM.~gen
No N/A N/A Internal Submission N/A
4 網收繁譯 Executable cfcabca5746c3f92
14f81878222c3a7e
b8c63029
e426dde4852b229e
98449134523cd4d2
Unclassified
Malware
No 2.0.0.0 2.0.0.0 10.224.1.117/32 N/A
Display 4 items per page
  • 4 items per page
  • 8 items per page
  • 16 items per page
  • 32 items per page
31

Safe Entries

First Seen: 20 March 2009 at 8:56 am
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
1 Van Loo Software(TM) Executable 23b65b9d2998c089
9e7a03b1a55c8d47
8d9700f5
7e89eebbb75e06aa
32aa60522b8854be
No 1.2.0.1 1.0.0.0 10.224.1.55/32
2 N/A Executable 7684533df68da7aa
20535e513d525de5
2dd98817
7c68daf5a88241d3
5e4d4cde11ce89f6
No 1.00.0030 1.00.0030 10.224.1.117/32
3 ????? Executable 47f3599ef25c614a
016ba2c531c54a19
13b0dc1a
ab840bcff1716ce6
b4326ec7229e8c4a
No 2004.12.10
.1
2004.12.10
.1
Internal Submission
4 N/A Executable 7684533df68da7aa
20535e513d525de5
2dd98817
7c68daf5a88241d3
5e4d4cde11ce89f6
No 1.00.0030 1.00.0030 Internal Submission
Display 4 items per page
  • 4 items per page
  • 8 items per page
  • 16 items per page
  • 32 items per page
 
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