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: 16 July 2008 at 9:49 pm
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Malware
Name
Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
Malware Behavior
1 N/A Executable 8e73d03bf0e4e999
87a9e4f1c4e99537
c6fdf9b9
07f2dcd68c21252a
24599aedd8277891
Virus.Win32.
Sality.gen
No 1, 0, 0, 3 1, 0, 0, 3 103.209.69.92/32 N/A
2 N/A Executable c16206b15ff54a0b
efe55dd1f3fe4a89
e9a3b1e7
db3549558eecc4fb
29184ea16ce9cb80
Virus.Win32.
Parite.gen
No 1, 0, 0, 3 1, 0, 0, 3 Mexico N/A
3 N/A Executable 32bc3c89976720e6
92bd4c5e29800d94
3484829c
128335fc758f64e0
ebbfd2279b5523dd
Virus.Win32.
Ramnit.A
No 1, 0, 0, 3 1, 0, 0, 3 Russian Federation N/A
4 N/A Executable db6ae472ade7058f
b7e389b0fd7b429b
36e088dc
c389e7e4994d49c8
864cdf853a7b7420
Virus.Win32.
Ramnit.A
No 1, 0, 0, 3 1, 0, 0, 3 United Kingdom N/A
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28

Safe Entries

First Seen: 28 June 2008 at 11:29 am
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
1 N/A Executable 1f7bfe3b32040bf2
ba574fc2a8dc8d2e
d84fd1a2
90e7459413f3b9e3
b6aafe87a0d5ae16
No 1, 0, 0, 3 1, 0, 0, 3 10.108.17.57/32
2 N/A Executable c53910752b4dbc22
0f1196dc18a068ac
8d416d64
87f25e9b717f020d
892ad567d169ccb4
No 1, 0, 0, 2 1, 0, 0, 2 United States
3 N/A Executable 1f7bfe3b32040bf2
ba574fc2a8dc8d2e
d84fd1a2
90e7459413f3b9e3
b6aafe87a0d5ae16
No 1, 0, 0, 3 1, 0, 0, 3 10.100.19.18/32
4 N/A Executable 0106a8a0ad273e79
fd3b2affaf03fdef
169dfce1
N/A No 1, 0, 0, 2 1, 0, 0, 2 Internal Submission
Display 4 items per page
  • 4 items per page
  • 8 items per page
  • 16 items per page
  • 32 items per page
 
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