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 9077beeb31a36058
dcd8166b2f1ef469
fae1cf51
9db7b40b7137a44b
5ee8f33bd248dff3
Virus.Win32.
Sality.gen
No 2, 2, 0, 3 2, 2, 0, 3 Turkey N/A
2 Realtek Semiconductor Corp. Executable f003577c2d91aa47
ee69c978cc8cffe2
6a948a1d
25b54747374df765
f1a23d6b1e045b48
TrojWare.Win
32.Patched.P
No 1, 8, 0, 0 1, 8, 0, 0 Vietnam N/A
3 Avance Logic, Inc. Executable 32f44d0bde654728
3a67ccb136674904
7837840a
2cf9a6d0e24f2000
6d55d80e25536fdd
Virus.Win32.
Virut.q
No 1, 6, 1, 0 1, 6, 1, 0 Indonesia N/A
4 Realtek Semiconductor Corp. Executable f3743b98748f1f83
38f7aefa21b81763
c9adfc57
f879655ffabcb730
1d457abca514c659
P2PWorm.Win3
2.Polip.A
No 2, 2, 0, 3 2, 2, 0, 3 Brazil N/A
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27

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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