How to Remove “adodtreader.exe”

What is adodtreader.exe?

adodtreader.exe is a legitimate process file popularly known as adodtreader.exe. It belongs to Microsoft QuickStart Tutorials, developed by Microsoft Corporation. It is located in C:\Windows\System32 by default.

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

Affected Platforms: Windows OS

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

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

  • Unstable internet connection
  • adodtreader.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 adodtreader.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:\Windows\System32, perform an antivirus scan to get rid of the malware.

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

Step 1: Download our award-winning Free Antivirus

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

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Step 5: Wait for Comodo Internet Security to update the antivirus.

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

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Malware Entries

First Seen: 04 October 2008 at 7:50 pm
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Malware
Name
Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
Malware Behavior
1 Microsoft Corporation Executable 9bf9f5a50afcd87f
208b1be119b056d7
6e462f50
N/A Virus.Win32.
Virut.q
No 1.1.0.0 1.1.0.0 India N/A
2 N/A Executable 528f9819b7783764
a8347fa379474260
d3f1fee5
8253905b235b25bd
5e3b08f9eb725f3c
Virus.Win32.
Qvod.C
No N/A N/A China N/A
3 Microsoft Corporation Executable 0b6ead1db00b34dd
e87fcff7e04ec5fe
6a771af0
N/A Virus.Win32.
Virut.q
No 1.1.0.0 1.1.0.0 India N/A
4 Microsoft Corporation Executable 471d0c8c507e1997
387d4923c6e00ef2
bb71bfe5
ad85aa458131ec41
1b51ec735518611c
Virus.Win32.
Qvod.C
No 1.1.0.0 1.1.0.0 China N/A
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Safe Entries

First Seen: 13 March 2009 at 11:31 am
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
1 Microsoft Corporation Executable a0d375b295d6575d
ab2a9ef9c1a7cd34
822d2589
4468a48c43f9ea2a
67f7840dcfead441
No 1.1.0.0 1.1.0.0 United States
2 Microsoft Corporation Executable a0d375b295d6575d
ab2a9ef9c1a7cd34
822d2589
4468a48c43f9ea2a
67f7840dcfead441
No 1.1.0.0 1.1.0.0 United Kingdom
3 Microsoft Corporation Executable 2c5b34dcc0977e1c
9d79aa8c25548837
83dc03db
9b0c29d22bb9b6c8
cb6ccce87172c771
No 1.1.0.0 1.1.0.0 Internal Submission
4 Microsoft Corporation Executable 2c5b34dcc0977e1c
9d79aa8c25548837
83dc03db
9b0c29d22bb9b6c8
cb6ccce87172c771
No 1.1.0.0 1.1.0.0 United Kingdom
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