How to Remove “alias.exe”

What is alias.exe?

alias.exe is a legitimate executable file developed by Autodesk, Inc.  This process is known as AutoCAD component and it belongs to the AutoCAD software. It is commonly stored in C:\Program Files.

Malware authors find a way out to mimic malicious programs in the name of alias.exe to spread malware infection.

Affected Platform: Windows OS

How to detect whether your system is affected by alias.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 start-up.
  • Problem during program start-up.
  • 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 alias.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 alias.exe malware?

Comodo Antivirus protects your system from malware attacks and also removes any existing infections. Following are the steps to effectively purge out the alias.exe malware from your system.

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Step 4: Restart your PC.

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

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

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Malware Entries

First Seen: 23 January 2011 at 6:58 am
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Malware
Name
Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
Malware Behavior
1 N/A Executable 2bbd8debc9da1f5a
7cdf665b90dd8144
52b19213
a48be466d39ba236
dadbf9369e924ce5
Unclassified
Malware
No 0.0.0.0 0.0.0.0 Internal Submission N/A
2 Autodesk, Inc. Executable 1cf39fd9d927b86a
fe3dac8fac72e9c6
d8e17831
882cec13ecb421ab
9d828b8a6125a7be
Virus.Win32.
Sality.gen
No 17.0.54.0 17.0.54.0 Vietnam N/A
3 Autodesk, Inc. Executable 27f3fd70bc0449ef
9b51f538b0ff7064
a63f1266
504d7b53ab439f60
072d1c7a2656a2c5
Virus.Win32.
Virut.CE
No 18.0.55.0.
0
18.0.55.0.
0
India N/A
4 N/A Executable 441517f25eeb19ad
9ab4e6b007d3101a
8ebb69b5
fcc97a4fbccb2396
55f1294c6b3ae4e4
Win32.Neshta
.A
No N/A N/A 177.141.239.77/32 N/A
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Safe Entries

First Seen: 23 November 2008 at 8:31 am
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
1 Autodesk, Inc. Executable 7c61395b5dc158ea
dabd1e6c61e412ea
11cc9f04
0c96a14c5c9ac379
a589713df823adb2
No 4.00 4.00 Internal Submission
2 N/A Executable f94142679b36a41a
76e31753f53b5f03
f5515a36
7f7ecd0ae752129f
63b710fdc03deba0
No N/A N/A 198.20.167.84/32
3 Autodesk, Inc. Executable a5d96ec8577767a6
c468144f10f03c58
2d3a84bc
ac6dc3fc8ee8b7a6
fccd3b4650eb206d
Yes 18.1.49.0.
0
18.1.49.0.
0
Internal Submission
4 Autodesk, Inc. 汉化:楚楚建筑CCARCH.CN Executable 24443bbd8a68891c
4afb5996304dbd7b
3fa606b6
3af46868f19ce20d
25e495c4df55ffa5
No 4.01 4.01 Internal Submission
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