How to Remove “alcrmv9x.exe”

What is alcrmv9x.exe?

Originally developed by Realtek Semiconductor Corporation, alcrmv9x.exe is a legitimate file process. This process is known as Driver Removing for Windows and it belongs to Realtek AC'97 Removing driver Tool. It is located in C:\Windows by default.

alcrmv9x.exe virus is created when malware authors write virus files and name them after alcrmv9x.exe with an aim to spread virus on the internet.

Affected Platform: Windows OS

How to check if your computer is infected with alcrmv9x.exe malware?

If your system is affected by alcrmv9x.exe malware, you will notice one or several of the symptoms below:

  • alcrmv9x.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:\Windows, you should run an antivirus scan to get rid of the malware.

How to remove alcrmv9x.exe malware from system using Comodo Cleaning Essentials?

You can either choose to remove alcrmv9x.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: 24 October 2011 at 8:38 am
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Malware
Name
Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
Malware Behavior
1 Realtek Semiconductor Corp. Executable 90c2760840a79680
9e2f88dc688b432e
c8b41edb
d7b6bb38de95c8fa
8a847aae5786ec8e
Virus.Win32.
Virut.CE
No 1, 0, 0, 2 1, 0, 0, 2 Italy N/A
2 Realtek Semiconductor Corp. Executable cb4770c14437e17a
a55a44e27b86d96d
e29ef5f2
2384a8adb6702611
f4fd9ab0b4093a79
Virus.Win32.
Sality.gen
No 1, 0, 0, 2 1, 0, 0, 2 Brazil N/A
3 Realtek Semiconductor Corp. Executable 080c255270958c7b
3a471c40a905e6ba
96f46887
496b690b25f55b15
ce08f12226b2509d
Virus.Win32.
Sality.gen
No 1, 0, 0, 2 1, 0, 0, 2 Brazil N/A
4 Realtek Semiconductor Corp. Executable 13638d1bc8016c3b
9182126b80487e9e
e49422f5
4288b91e1c1cb3ae
8855a061121e418b
Virus.Win32.
Virut.CE
No 1, 0, 0, 2 1, 0, 0, 2 Pakistan 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 9c3d76c426b8a4d3
4db3ac6cc1a60181
b1e1f851
635c0967bc409455
3382c1e6aeaa3b23
No 1, 0, 0, 1 1, 0, 0, 1 United States
2 Realtek Semiconductor Corp. Executable 6b6eec5c1427143d
bbd1c24827a5c204
55640623
5dc876bfb690798a
70a20ea43b118c6a
No 1, 0, 0, 2 1, 0, 0, 2 10.224.1.116/32
3 Realtek Semiconductor Corp. Executable 6b6eec5c1427143d
bbd1c24827a5c204
55640623
5dc876bfb690798a
70a20ea43b118c6a
No 1, 0, 0, 2 1, 0, 0, 2 Kazakhstan
4 Realtek Semiconductor Corp. Executable 6b6eec5c1427143d
bbd1c24827a5c204
55640623
5dc876bfb690798a
70a20ea43b118c6a
No 1, 0, 0, 2 1, 0, 0, 2 United States
Display 4 items per page
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  • 8 items per page
  • 16 items per page
  • 32 items per page
 
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