How to Remove “alcchkid.exe”

What is alcchkid.exe?

Originally developed by Unknown, alcchkid.exe is a legitimate file process. This process is known as alcchkid MFC Application and it belongs to alcchkid Application. It is located in C:\Program Files by default.

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

Affected Platform: Windows OS

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

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

  • alcchkid.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 alcchkid.exe malware from system using Comodo Cleaning Essentials?

You can either choose to remove alcchkid.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: 25 July 2008 at 8:24 am
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Malware
Name
Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
Malware Behavior
1 N/A Executable 6fcac0ca2ec9ba66
57d0627b6ecb9a31
4ac3795a
463a7b9ed3a40474
a9be1d2530c60a91
Virus.Win32.
Virut.CE
No 1, 0, 0, 3 1, 0, 0, 3 Pakistan N/A
2 N/A Executable b26f0d5d336cc8b1
92a5a8bd9eebae8b
fd3ab304
8740560d826fefbb
fb27ca22ef07d156
Virus.Win32.
Sality.gen
No 1, 0, 0, 3 1, 0, 0, 3 Poland N/A
3 N/A Executable c98e7096c68df0a0
e354659b3dc698e9
d8fde7b0
59241b14196b21f4
7501a9c2e8ac2c5c
Virus.Win32.
Virut.CE
No 1, 0, 0, 3 1, 0, 0, 3 Italy N/A
4 N/A Executable ae3e2b868274278a
e9cd63008b726a00
046a2f8f
1875944ac2f8a746
af462ec1a69f8903
Virus.Win32.
Sality.gen
No 1, 0, 0, 3 1, 0, 0, 3 Brazil N/A
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Safe Entries

First Seen: 25 July 2008 at 4:31 pm
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
1 Avance Logic, Inc. Executable d932d3e2f2b8e685
2281e1b2d814c9b4
df53f9b4
979f25e8289ebc4a
8475d34753d3664d
No 1, 2, 1, 0 1, 2, 1, 0 United States
2 N/A Executable c53910752b4dbc22
0f1196dc18a068ac
8d416d64
87f25e9b717f020d
892ad567d169ccb4
No 1, 0, 0, 2 1, 0, 0, 2 United States
3 N/A Executable 3b7bd921ba69f633
ce6cc92fa0235ac7
61654e61
21a1c27c70fa1294
56fe58fb586d1cb7
No 1, 0, 0, 2 1, 0, 0, 2 United States
4 N/A Executable 0106a8a0ad273e79
fd3b2affaf03fdef
169dfce1
N/A No 1, 0, 0, 2 1, 0, 0, 2 Internal Submission
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