How to Remove “ads.exe”

What is ads.exe?

ads.exe is a legitimate file. This process is known as Advantage Database Server. It belongs to Advantage Database Server for Windows and was developed by iAnywhere Solutions.  It is commonly stored in C:\Program Files.

Malware authors different types of malicious programs and name it as ads.exe to spread virus.

Affected Platform: Windows OS

How to check if your computer is infected with ads.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 ads.exe malware:
  • Internet connection fluctuates
  • ads.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 ads.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 ads.exe malware.

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

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

First Seen: 24 December 2011 at 11:10 am
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Malware
Name
Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
Malware Behavior
1 N/A Executable a933cc4cf16b271a
e126bf409862f7b1
fdcc951e
21cdf458d52cb89c
3dba489b417489f3
Unclassified
Malware
No 3, 3, 9, 4 N/A Internal Submission N/A
2 N/A Executable 3cf8ec651af8c0d5
a6ea5875ccf0e831
464078a3
52981a98c8ec71bc
65614fc9147c14fe
Unclassified
Malware
No 1.0.0.0 1.0.0.0 Internal Submission N/A
3 trung Executable 231e24f97be35922
fcd56b75dc368d69
3f244a9e
7e4524601d444e48
7bde04ff7899f2e7
Unclassified
Malware
No 1.00 1.00 Sweden N/A
4 N/A Executable 4ba09f45540aebb3
4bb0bd7f6b94e39c
02548606
570439b55022b291
fb996301514f662b
TrojWare.MSI
L.NetShrink.
BB
No 0.0.0.0 0.0.0.0 Internal Submission N/A
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  • 4 items per page
  • 8 items per page
  • 16 items per page
  • 32 items per page
28

Safe Entries

First Seen: 03 December 2011 at 1:54 am
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
1 N/A Executable 1ea8f147dc41b54a
e9a98619e86c5a11
73f49ffc
f1dafc80003062ba
2227873286b93ebf
No N/A N/A Russian Federation
2 N/A Executable 1df300ee09810ed6
0be0a2dc6c7ad9c9
3ab8bc81
f1c657c35c9f659c
9c4ab20c7254750e
No N/A N/A Russian Federation
3 N/A Executable c5de4ca7a773a9c1
c4432591bd41c0f7
cd534f1c
b1d586ef8dfc596b
e04c4e8afb95dc79
No 3, 3, 9, 4 N/A Internal Submission
4 Extended Systems, Inc. Executable 1a4f74e2a5c94ce9
53ca08f2dfcbdabe
15881d83
8fc688c3a7b7c9d9
b56304ebda240608
No 7, 10, 0,
1
7, 10, 0,
1
Internal Submission
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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