How to Remove “alcupd.exe”

 

What is alcupd.exe?

alcupd.exe is a legitimate file process developed by Realtek Semiconductor Corp. It is associated with Update Application for Realtek AC`97. You can locate the file in C:\Program files. The virus is created by malware authors and are named them after alcupd.exe file.

Affected Platform: Windows OS

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

Keep an eye for the following symptoms to check if your PC is infected with alcupd.exe malware:

  • Unstable internet connection
  • Browser redirects to unwanted websites
  • PC performance slows down
  • Browser is bombarded with hordes of popup ads
  • System screen freezes repeatedly

If you find any of  the above mentioned symptoms, take the following steps to be sure about the malware infection:

1) Press CTRL+ALT+DEL keys to open Task Manager.

2) Go to the process tab and right-click on the alcupd.exe file and open its location.

If the file is located outside C:\Program files, then you should take measures to get rid of the malware.

How to remove alcupd.exe  malware from system with Comodo Cleaning Essentials?

Comodo Cleaning Essentials (CCE) incoporates antivirus software with unique features like auto-sandboxing to identify and obstruct every suspicious process running on an endpoint with a single click. To remove malwares using alcupd.exe, follow the steps mentioned below:

Step 1: Download the CCE suite.

Step 2: To start the application, double-click on the CCE.exe file.

Step 3: It then probes the antivirus to initiate a full system scan to identify and remove any existing malicious files.

Step 4: If threats are found during the scanning, you will be prompted with an alert screen.

Step 5: Comodo Cleaning Essentials will remove alcupd.exe  malware from your computer including all other malwares!
 

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Malware Entries

First Seen: 23 October 2010 at 9:14 pm
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Malware
Name
Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
Malware Behavior
1 Realtek Semiconductor Corp. Executable 1b12d754fae948ec
3016848e323d32c1
bc6e5398
a0b4c894ffe3d21d
a7c6236fe8e58f54
Virus.Win32.
Sality.gen
No 2, 2, 0, 3 2, 2, 0, 3 Poland N/A
2 Realtek Semiconductor Corp. Executable 4074e1a2448d9dca
b835a3567cf7322a
c46e461f
daa2d721ab400b76
6d29500b73f845f0
Virus.Win32.
Sality.gen
No 2, 0, 0, 3 2, 0, 0, 3 Egypt N/A
3 Realtek Semiconductor Corp. Executable 35fed20d4615d1b2
9f33e296513670a2
c622cb94
c80002db59cfac14
99809275b774f8ca
Virus.Win32.
Virut.CE
No 2, 0, 0, 3 2, 0, 0, 3 Pakistan N/A
4 Realtek Semiconductor Corp. Executable ebc28d6ed572dcb3
92ab4d86b8d2224e
e26dfcee
90bf7147aed2b397
8bf231b186c7ae63
Virus.Win32.
Sality.gen
No 2, 0, 0, 1 2, 0, 0, 1 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 Realtek Semiconductor Corp. Executable 2c5cebfcb7ba9b6b
deeec32bcc767565
a89049dc
4bcb23b5794d07a2
db0ca145a3bc8388
No 1, 6, 3, 0 1, 6, 3, 0 United States
2 Avance Logic, Inc. Executable 24876c66b4988a32
a4eaa68e66005ecf
a71ce38c
71f4c649393e001d
3ee231c490b18455
No 1, 6, 3, 0 1, 6, 3, 0 Internal Submission
3 Realtek Semiconductor Corp. Executable cab8183407d07e35
99c9ed242601b1a6
e603ee02
a3cf502659ef4eba
42c70e832ed967ed
No 2, 2, 0, 3 2, 2, 0, 3 198.20.167.84/32
4 Realtek Semiconductor Corp. Executable f739fc8b93f81e7c
4e7ec000d6512dd3
2600b0a9
83a5b21630dd5fc3
9a7aa7ad21f702fb
No 2, 0, 0, 1 2, 0, 0, 1 Internal Submission
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