How to Remove “adobeworkgrouphelper.exe”

What is adobeworkgrouphelper.exe?

adobeworkgrouphelper.exe is a legitimate file. This process is known as Adobe Workgroup Helper. It belongs to Adobe Workgroup Helper and was developed by Adobe Systems, Inc. It is commonly stored in C:\Program Files.

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

Affected Platform: Windows OS

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

  • Internet connection fluctuates
  • adobeworkgrouphelper.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 adobeworkgrouphelper.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 adobeworkgrouphelper.exe malware.

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

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

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Malware Entries

First Seen: 16 July 2008 at 11:46 am
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Malware
Name
Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
Malware Behavior
1 Adobe Systems Incorporated Executable c37ab4f2ff2e9907
aa51a330a0c5e200
5d002506
816a41a229a025b2
6b1e90619bf036fc
Virus.Win32.
Virut.CE
No 2.8.3.3 2.8.3.3 United States N/A
2 Adobe Systems Incorporated Executable 2bd9486ff5b4070c
9627a2fe52965e4a
93d1180d
22be81457dd03a08
5cd9ab2220665ed6
Worm.Win32.G
ael.A
No 2.8.3.3 2.8.3.3 Russian Federation N/A
3 Adobe Systems Incorporated Executable 87dceab2adc106d9
ef432dc78fa84826
44ec0aba
2b5b68799f21ff62
ff08abfbec66c8a1
Virus.Win32.
Sality.gen
No 2.8.3.3 2.8.3.3 Turkey N/A
4 Adobe Systems Incorporated Executable 1ad9823d5ffd21df
4fe3325a69a8c1da
c03cd174
60f9f1afa26c9ccc
1117aa1ecb534a89
Virus.Win32.
Sality.gen
No 2.8.3.3 2.8.3.3 Internal Submission N/A
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Safe Entries

First Seen: 03 July 2008 at 7:00 am
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
1 Adobe Systems Incorporated Executable 331cceb0400d42a8
8c1fee7cfc6aac2c
e859b24c
7d7c7ca141bb0a0f
b0901f160357a2d3
No 2.8.0.129 2.8.0.129 Internal Submission
2 N/A Executable 24f30ad098be5658
9dde80cbda6296c2
15ddb150
7130df8d74b1fef3
826702e3b7a63f95
No N/A N/A Indonesia
3 Adobe Systems Incorporated Executable 88484ab7a16e1985
a45a9d7b9928cfbc
75f2e76c
5df02d8d6054af29
56d2a54666642402
No 2.8.1.19 2.8.1.19 10.224.5.40/32
4 Adobe Systems Incorporated Executable 8f6491921b8eea1c
0f5baf08db476f86
8b76cd00
c15e06d57a5fad66
c570016c83859fea
No 2.8.3.3 2.8.3.3 Russian Federation
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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