How to Remove “adsubaware.exe”

What is adsubaware.exe?

Originally developed by Autodesk, Inc., adsubaware.exe is a legitimate file process. This process is known as Subsciption Awareness Utility and it belongs to Subsciption Awareness Utility. It is located in C:\Program Files by default.

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

Affected Platform: Windows OS

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

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

  • adsubaware.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:\Program Files, you should run an antivirus scan to get rid of the malware.

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

You can either choose to remove adsubaware.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.

  1. 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.

  1. Click 'Apply' to apply the selected operations to the threats. The selected operations will be applied.
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Malware Entries

First Seen: 17 June 2009 at 11:03 am
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Malware
Name
Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
Malware Behavior
1 Autodesk, Inc. Executable da4e8d5aa11e4a7d
b189df001f050bce
27b6d7f5
43b1762e732f4fdb
92460eaf3b65c03a
Virus.Win32.
Sality.gen
No 2.0.0.4 2.0.0.4 Russian Federation N/A
2 Autodesk, Inc. Executable 3cb58bee81e7b415
480b9255f7945b91
4c30380f
132cfa9aef78d974
45e4f5630e4fadbc
Virus.Win32.
Sality.gen
No 2.0.0.4 2.0.0.4 India N/A
3 Autodesk, Inc. Executable f2b25fd3ebe66927
91fbe87e6a148985
d8bb5674
07f8c4a4fb2d8931
bd760f59b96a08f9
Unclassified
Malware
Yes 3.0.0.1 3.0.0.1 Turkey N/A
4 Autodesk, Inc. Executable 341c69dee907b2e3
b3feedb3e4a13394
01157a16
45d91e917d90fd0c
13a0ee64a6b370cc
Virus.Win32.
Sality.gen
No 3.0.0.1 3.0.0.1 Brazil N/A
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Safe Entries

First Seen: 03 January 2009 at 11:41 pm
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
1 Autodesk, Inc. Executable 13956281b52d0c46
6dc95d135df9f55b
91dbcc1e
de94d77f46f4d034
aba048602f12586e
Yes 1.0.0.4 1.0.0.4 Internal Submission
2 Autodesk, Inc. Executable 5ce0fb5309b725fc
d94665ad26a0f4b5
4746e7d1
65008d9fd1659917
c35808b720788018
Yes 3.0.0.1 3.0.0.1 Russian Federation
3 Autodesk, Inc. Executable e8fbe9320a2b3efc
7323f262d84fed92
62cb550b
b577a8f10e5b1b5d
79865b3638df33b1
Yes 2.0.0.4 2.0.0.4 Internal Submission
4 Autodesk, Inc. Executable ac15dbb9b1cbbd97
5a1aaba52f2e9a42
6e4ac1a7
d9eb587cb5cd961e
4b2518bf83122c5a
Yes 3.0.0.1 3.0.0.1 United States
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