How to Remove “adrefman.exe”

What is adrefman.exe?

adrefman.exe is a legitimate file. This process is known as AutoCAD. It belongs to AutoCAD Component and was developed by Autodesk, Inc. It is commonly stored in C:\Program Files. Malware programmers or cybercriminals write different types of malicious programs and name them as adrefman.exe to spread virus.

Affected Platform: Windows OS

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

  • Internet connection fluctuates
  • adrefman.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 adrefman.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 adrefman.exe malware.

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

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

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Malware Entries

First Seen: 18 June 2009 at 10:24 pm
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Malware
Name
Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
Malware Behavior
1 Autodesk, Inc. Executable 4677d023591ce5f5
2ebc0d45bccc755e
e7d444f9
778f834ba5ef16e7
0a289453647193f6
Virus.Win32.
Sality.gen
No 16.0.0.86 16.0.0.86 United Kingdom N/A
2 Autodesk, Inc. Executable 422c36d987602cf5
0c17ca9cc015abb9
e8105237
50f65655369722bc
dabc7e65a748bd2d
Virus.Win32.
Sality.gen
No 18.1.49.0.
0
18.1.49.0.
0
Brazil N/A
3 Autodesk, Inc. Executable cdb0e8d9fc529691
a85dbe0a95f57bc0
b4394318
4104521314846473
9275717a885d83c6
Virus.Win32.
Sality.gen
No 16.1.63.0 16.1.63.0 Russian Federation N/A
4 Autodesk, Inc. Executable 8d9ffd309553db35
9c19a6fbf4335153
fc08eb05
ede9544673611d9a
e457403dc452de6a
Virus.Win32.
Sality.AE
No 16.2.54.0 16.2.54.0 Vietnam N/A
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Safe Entries

First Seen: 20 May 2009 at 11:10 pm
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
1 Autodesk, Inc. Executable 0805cfff9d69a866
19ea1ae4dcddb776
68609e74
fee17f63a5803f1f
b247d79ed0c95530
Yes 18.2.51.0.
0
18.2.51.0.
0
Internal Submission
2 Autodesk, Inc. Executable 3f820fe39a10d57a
4700f15023f22ec1
b23ec179
40eea4ca01c7573f
ba53aaa63ee0b3bf
Yes 18.1.49.0.
0
18.1.49.0.
0
Slovakia
3 Autodesk, Inc. Executable 03bc5c78b9776e94
bc751875948473be
42820880
71463bcf6125bf1a
b3f422ddb28ea1b9
Yes 18.2.51.0.
0
18.2.51.0.
0
Spain
4 Autodesk, Inc. Executable cda11fae5b77a0bf
28779aff3b89d13a
786b1ee1
573372129c18aa91
4e956bdafbddaa9b
Yes 16.0.0.86 16.0.0.86 Internal Submission
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  • 32 items per page
 
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