How to Remove “advcheck165.exe”

What is advcheck165.exe?

advcheck165.exe is a legitimate file. This process is known as File Scanner Library. It belongs to File Scanner Library and was developed by Safer Networking Ltd. It is commonly stored in C:\Program Files. Malware programmers or cybercriminals write different types of malicious programs and name them as advcheck165.exe to spread virus.

Affected Platform: Windows OS

How to check if your computer is infected with advcheck165.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 advcheck165.exe malware:

  • Internet connection fluctuates
  • advcheck165.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 advcheck165.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 advcheck165.exe malware.

How to remove advcheck165.exe malware from system using Comodo Antivirus?

Ideally, replacing the existing advcheck165.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 advcheck165.exe malware from your computer including all other malwares!