How to Remove “adooverview4.exe”

What is adooverview4.exe?

Originally developed by Microsoft Corporation, adooverview4.exe is a legitimate file process. This process is known as adooverview4.exe and it belongs to Microsoft QuickStart Tutorials. It is located in C:\Windows\System32 by default.

adooverview4.exe virus is created when malware authors write virus files and name them after adooverview4.exe with an aim to spread virus on the internet.

Affected Platform: Windows OS

How to check if your computer is infected with adooverview4.exe malware?

If your system is affected by adooverview4.exe malware, you will notice one or several of the symptoms below:

  • adooverview4.exe occupies an unusually large CPU memory
  • Erratic internet connection
  • Your browser is bombarded with annoying popup ads
  • Computer screen freezes
  • PC's processing speed suffers
  • You are redirected to unknown websites

To pinpoint the virus file location, take the following steps:

Step 1: Press CTRL+ALT+DEL keys at once to open Task Manager.

Step 2: If you notice the file located outside C:\Windows\System32, you should run an antivirus scan to get rid of the malware.

How to remove adooverview4.exe malware from system using Comodo Cleaning Essentials?

You can either choose to remove adooverview4.exe and other malwares using Comodo Antivirus, or Comodo Cleaning Essentials (CCE) – both of which are absolutely free to download! CCE is a set of computer security tools designed to help you identify and remove malwares and unsafe processes from an infected computer.

To remove malwares using CCE, take the following steps:

1. Check the system requirements and download the feature-rich CCE suite for free.

2. After installation, choose the type of scan you want to perform. CCE offers 3 scan options to get rid of malwares from a PC:

  • Smart Scan: Does a scan on critical areas of your system.
  • Full Scan: Does a complete scan of your system.
  • Custom Scan: Does a scan only on selected items.

The process to initiate the above mentioned scans are self-explanatory and thus, easy-to-use. 
Additionally, it's recommended that you approve of any updates that the CCE will prompt you about to ensure it does a better job of identifying all the latest threats.

3. Click 'Next' to view the results.
Regardless of the type of scan you choose, the results will sometimes show false positive (flagging files that are actually safe), which has to be ignored. Only select the files you want to get rid of.

4. Click 'Apply' to apply the selected operations to the threats. The selected operations will be applied.

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Malware Entries

First Seen: 06 October 2008 at 12:17 pm
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Malware
Name
Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
Malware Behavior
1 Microsoft Corporation Executable 840d67ade473b99b
3daa7fbdb0a494fa
f8f4ea51
a2bfae1184a27b0e
b59cb82a66daca06
Virus.Win32.
Sality.gen
No 1.1.0.0 1.1.0.0 Brazil N/A
2 Microsoft Corporation Executable 3c62a245c95a44d6
4406face9f7d6b02
07d0b969
fbe1b867c53477db
c9d51c9f957db24a
Virus.Win32.
Sality.gen
No 1.1.0.0 1.1.0.0 Brazil N/A
3 N/A Executable 08c33619162abd4a
67f4b0127378184c
e1180d16
N/A Virus.Win32.
Virut.n
No N/A N/A India N/A
4 N/A Executable 6fde1a238f6db67a
a107a03dec782e12
3ea3f3c8
N/A Virus.Win32.
Virut.n
No N/A N/A India N/A
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Safe Entries

First Seen: 13 March 2009 at 6:33 pm
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
1 Microsoft Corporation Executable 6551f3a82ba00d2a
bff6b8ff333e5580
5cde13ed
70be733902ec9e6b
d8d4454f929514d9
No 1.1.0.0 1.1.0.0 United States
2 Microsoft Corporation Executable 6551f3a82ba00d2a
bff6b8ff333e5580
5cde13ed
70be733902ec9e6b
d8d4454f929514d9
No 1.1.0.0 1.1.0.0 United Kingdom
3 Microsoft Corporation Executable b0bc42e5ccce950c
708893bc0906ef4f
bb460ae0
b41c3a927950c477
2c9c5b6e937e399a
No 1.1.0.0 1.1.0.0 United States
4 Microsoft Corporation Executable b0bc42e5ccce950c
708893bc0906ef4f
bb460ae0
b41c3a927950c477
2c9c5b6e937e399a
No 1.1.0.0 1.1.0.0 United Kingdom
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