How to Remove “aim6.exe”

What is aim6.exe?

aim6.exe is a legitimate executable file developed by AOL. This process is known as AIM. and it belongs to the software AOL Service Libraries.  It is commonly stored in C:\Program Files. Cybercriminals find a way out to mimic malicious programs in the name of aim6.exe to spread malware infection.

Affected Platform: Windows OS

How to detect whether your system is affected by aim6.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 aim6.exe file and open its location.

If the file is located outside C:\Program Files folder, 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 aim6.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 aim6.exe malware from your system.

Step 1: Download and install Comodo 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.

Step 5: Wait until the Comodo Internet Security updates the antivirus.

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

Step 7: If the system is infected with aim6.exe malware or any other threats, you will be prompted with an alert screen upon scanning.

Step 8: Comodo Antivirus will remove aim6.exe malware from your computer including all other malwares!

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Malware Entries

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First Seen: 05 June 2008 at 5:49 pm
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Digitally
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1 AOL LLC Executable b524f6069e697d78
40542fbc2b7c84c4
28445225
d049458a0de08cfc
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No 1.4.9.1 1.4.9.1 Internal Submission
2 AOL LLC Executable d9c272b95ccfb3e2
4c79b7d57db17550
2528b5cf
6d8803144d236683
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Yes 1.4.9.1 1.4.9.1 Internal Submission
3 AOL LLC Executable 3f805f3e70edf5ec
2325c910abce690d
e35609fa
ac23f48f1d9a886d
4786a7f8f17cd656
Yes 1.4.9.1 1.4.9.1 Internal Submission
4 AOL LLC Executable 8a7d686646d36bce
e3c6acc0ddc4c83d
ecf843fa
ab43e043908080b7
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Yes 1.4.9.1 1.4.9.1 Internal Submission
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