How to Remove “aleupdat.exe”

What is aleupdat.exe?

aleupdat.exe is a legitimate executable file developed by Symantec. This process is known as ALEUpdate and it belongs to the software Symantec Shared Component. It is commonly stored in C:\Program Files. Cybercriminals find a way out to mimic malicious programs in the name of aleupdat.exe to spread malware infection.

Affected Platform: Windows OS

How to detect whether your system is affected by aleupdat.exe ?

Viruses can easily affect and corrupt “.exe” files causing several system malfunctions. Below are the symptoms to check if your system is infected with the malware:

  • Problem during computer startup.
  • Problem during program startup.
  • Errors while running specific functions.
  • Damaged and missing link files.
  • Conflict in the process.
  • Missing or corrupted driver files.
  • Invalid Windows registry.
  • Hardware malfunction.

To further establish the infection of malware, take the following steps:

  • Go to Task Manager by pressing the combination of keys CTRL+ALT+DEL.
  • Go to the process tab and right-click on the aleupdat.exe file and open its location.

If the file is located outside C:\Program Files folder, then you should perform an antivirus scan to get rid of the malware infection.

How does Comodo Antivirus help you to protect your system from aleupdat.exe malware?

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Step 2: Installation configuration frames will be displayed. Select the configuration you would like to apply.

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Step 7: If the system is infected with aleupdat.exe malware or any other threats, you will be prompted with an alert screen upon scanning.

Step 8: Comodo Antivirus will remove aleupdat.exe malware from your computer including all other malwares!

 

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Malware Entries

First Seen: 29 November 2008 at 3:03 am
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Malware
Name
Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
Malware Behavior
1 N/A Executable 85db46891193360d
c3efc9f1fc28493c
f599b995
3e469327a575bb99
89b0b698c20496e6
Virus.Win32.
Sality.gen
No N/A N/A India N/A
2 Symantec Corporation Executable 4062ba18b36cf41f
b6105e95707e8719
7a8c63f2
251897583d14cf54
aa678bde90bb34b2
Virus.Win32.
Sality.gen
No 8.0.00.112 8.0 Russian Federation N/A
3 Symantec Corporation Executable b0df2d97b63aebcb
fbe122af1cb8b476
74a536a4
9463c26713a7f555
7594dba6b0a0e5c6
Virus.Win32.
Sality.gen
No 9.0.0.127 9.0 Vietnam N/A
4 Symantec Corporation Executable 4eeba39e1b34c55f
d55b4deac51e398e
aeb69558
66c99e7a120dd966
21b9aec3e38fe7f3
EmailWorm.Wi
n32.Runonce.
~v001
Yes 8.0.1.21 8.0 Brazil N/A
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Safe Entries

First Seen: 15 August 2008 at 10:55 am
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
1 Symantec Corporation Executable c7b5eb5db4fdfc55
f903de31932a0e76
fdb25933
N/A Yes 9.0.0.127 9.0 Internal Submission
2 Symantec Corporation Executable 2a69d451c65fea83
e9d3b4e2489115d2
0c7fbb7b
d65926f137816e6f
333e386b5c40a709
Yes 9.0.2.11 9.0 Russian Federation
3 Symantec Corporation Executable add52bf7a169df07
c519ad05c2608264
1ef4f396
eeb101034ccbfc4b
3c3c8d4959570370
Yes 8.0.00.112 8.0 United States
4 Symantec Corporation Executable b1d585855e3e3b26
cc1802a3cf884dc1
67792b2c
bc0251711163ea92
05e683bb88f426f8
Yes 8.0.5.2 8.0 United States
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