How to Remove “adefragctrl.exe”

What is adefragctrl.exe?

adefragctrl.exe is a legitimate process file popularly known as Ashampoo Magical Defrag 2. It belongs to Ashampoo Magical Defrag 2, developed by Unknown. It is located in C:\Program Files by default.

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

Affected Platforms: Windows OS

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

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

  • Unstable internet connection
  • adefragctrl.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 adefragctrl.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 adefragctrl.exe malware from system using Comodo Antivirus?

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

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First Seen: 20 June 2008 at 9:22 pm
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