How to Remove “adwrite.exe”

What is adwrite.exe?

adwrite.exe is a legitimate executable file developed by Microsoft Corporation. This process is known as Adwrite.exe and it belongs to Microsoft QuickStart Tutorials. It is commonly stored in C:\Program Files.
Cybercriminals find a way out to mimic malicious programs in the name of adwrite.exe to spread malware infection.

Affected Platform: Windows OS

How to detect whether your system is affected by adwrite.exe?

Viruses can easily affect and corrupt “.exe” files causing several system malfunctions. Below are the symptoms to check if your system is infected with the malware:

  • Problem during computer start-up.
  • Problem during program start-up.
  • Errors while running specific functions.
  • Damaged and missing link files.
  • Conflict in the process.
  • Missing or corrupted driver files.
  • Invalid Windows registry.
  • Hardware malfunction.

To further establish the infection of malware, 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 adwrite.exe file and open its location.

If the file is located outside C:\Program Files, then you should perform an antivirus scan to get rid of the malware infection.

How does Comodo Antivirus help you to protect your system from adwrite.exe malware?

Comodo Antivirus protects your system from malware attacks and also removes any existing infections. Following are the steps to effectively purge out the adwrite.exe malware from your system.

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Step 6: Initiate a quick scan that instantly begins after the update.

Step 7: If the system is infected with adwrite.exe malware or any other threats, you will be prompted with an alert screen upon scanning.

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

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Malware Entries

First Seen: 24 September 2008 at 5:28 pm
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Malware
Name
Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
Malware Behavior
1 Microsoft Corporation Executable 217532dfd3929fd0
e2478e60dcdc2afb
3e04bd41
N/A Virus.Win32.
Virut.q
No 1.1.0.0 1.1.0.0 India N/A
2 N/A Executable 3f0c483f4ab0f36a
bc1e1898cc9b23b4
8fcceb80
2f6d18f954117c92
e0a86a9adb637456
Virus.Win32.
Sality.gen
No N/A N/A Brazil N/A
3 N/A Executable f315c3e5ea0180fa
3b7617d5770946fa
d375732c
N/A Virus.Win32.
Virut.q
No N/A N/A India N/A
4 N/A Executable 639945d3cf1df0c7
fd0bd15d59d57516
10c6a468
7c59102e8ad99998
b5d67c8572b059dc
Virus.Win32.
Sality.gen
No N/A N/A Brazil N/A
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Safe Entries

First Seen: 15 March 2009 at 7:16 am
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
1 Microsoft Corporation Executable f4c639eeb104a95c
c819da094de12f9e
b49fef66
ff3471e21fe6a669
f9d88ba1582a9870
No 1.1.0.0 1.1.0.0 United Kingdom
2 Microsoft Corporation Executable 8ffc8e0a37e40ae8
f9a36b11e828fd1d
daf4d7cf
7497bd040c16af49
1323ea33c7f83f75
No 1.1.0.0 1.1.0.0 United Kingdom
3 Microsoft Corporation Executable 8ffc8e0a37e40ae8
f9a36b11e828fd1d
daf4d7cf
7497bd040c16af49
1323ea33c7f83f75
No 1.1.0.0 1.1.0.0 United States
4 Microsoft Corporation Executable f4c639eeb104a95c
c819da094de12f9e
b49fef66
ff3471e21fe6a669
f9d88ba1582a9870
No 1.1.0.0 1.1.0.0 United States
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