How to Remove “adwareaway.exe”

What is adwareaway.exe?

adwareaway.exe is a legitimate process file popularly known as Adware Away. It belongs to Adware Away, developed by AdwareAway.com. It is located in C:\Program Files by default.

Malware programmers write virus files with malicious scripts and save them as adwareaway.exe with an intention to spread virus on the internet.

Affected Platforms: Windows OS

How to determine if your computer is infected with adwareaway.exe malware?

Look out for these symptoms to check if your PC is infected with adwareaway.exe malware:

  • Unstable internet connection
  • adwareaway.exe occupies extra CPU space
  • PC processing speed slows down
  • Browser often redirects to irrelevant websites
  • Browser is bombarded with hordes of popup ads
  • Computer screen freezes repeatedly

Take the following steps to diagnose your PC for possible adwareaway.exe malware attack:

Step 1: Simultaneously press CTRL+ALT+DEL keys to open Task Manager.

Step 2: If you notice the file located outside C:\Program files, perform an antivirus scan to get rid of the malware.

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

Step 1: Download our award-winning 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: Restart your PC after the installation gets over

Step 5: Wait for Comodo Internet Security to update the antivirus.

Step 6: Proceed with the quick scan that automatically begins after the update.

Step 7: If threats are found during the scanning, you will be notified through an alert screen.

Step 8: Comodo Antivirus will remove adwareaway.exe malware from your computer including all other malwares!

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Malware Entries

First Seen: 08 August 2008 at 4:33 pm
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Malware
Name
Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
Malware Behavior
1 N/A Executable 1337333367a10733
0f827541a51c1cb8
8fba3d33
ef792144b76a560c
7aae36266fbb12eb
Unclassified
Malware
No N/A N/A 10.224.1.116/32 N/A
2 N/A Executable ed2cba44c0b2733f
51900d3aac5fa432
c9761bfd
N/A Unclassified
Malware
No N/A N/A United Kingdom N/A
3 N/A Executable 6891695b86501707
9647cfcf02f86907
c44b2489
c733f6f4476e00e1
2f805e22abe26036
Unclassified
Malware
No N/A N/A Internal Submission N/A
4 N/A Executable eaaae2ac432c1fba
128e942c3ac8bfcd
b382e542
fbfba12be8a01d84
b4148bbac89e8302
Unclassified
Malware
No N/A N/A United States N/A
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Safe Entries

First Seen: 29 June 2010 at 8:48 pm
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
1 N/A Executable 6a5d787c106d2f97
b24d5b3035509357
b0b6aafc
10e065b4d6d7dda3
dbfb62ea53d67e8b
No N/A N/A Internal Submission
2 N/A Executable 907121b0ed37b0a0
7d559d66ff93702c
c0271ead
dce7b8e4abc20dd8
9683ad47d059a0b6
No N/A N/A 10.224.1.59/32
3 N/A Executable b4734820d3198818
c24b8c20277e532b
968142a8
c4ad801812e43f59
9f07abad2d441668
No N/A N/A Internal Submission
4 N/A Executable 907121b0ed37b0a0
7d559d66ff93702c
c0271ead
dce7b8e4abc20dd8
9683ad47d059a0b6
No N/A N/A 10.224.1.65/32
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