How to Remove “alunins.exe”

What is alunins.exe?

alunins.exe is a legitimate file process developed by AOL LLC. This process is known as AOL Loader Build and it belongs to AOL Loader. You can locate the file in C:\Program Files. The virus is created by malware authors and is named after alunins.exe file.

Affected Platform: Windows OS

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

Keep an eye for the following symptoms to check if your PC is infected with alunins.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 alunins.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 alunins.exe malware from system with Comodo Cleaning Essentials?

Comodo Cleaning Essentials (CCE) incorporates 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 alunins.exe malware using CCE, 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 alunins.exe malware from your computer including all other malwares!

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Malware Entries

First Seen: 20 December 2010 at 6:06 pm
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Malware
Name
Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
Malware Behavior
1 America Online, Inc. Executable 53a5925788796870
c4ef62cdc673ce98
036a1243
d694493c31768f64
e45f8f67b095ce7e
Virus.Win32.
Sality.gen
No 9.2.1.6 9.2.1.6 United Kingdom N/A
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Safe Entries

First Seen: 09 June 2008 at 10:59 am
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
1 America Online, Inc. Executable c8275413a724bd6d
8554cfb1f34ec789
da3c9fa1
5600813ba228f272
46affc5e8ca22ed5
No 9.2.1.6 9.2.1.6 Internal Submission
2 America Online, Inc. Executable 9d292887f7e138db
d4bf4035d54063a6
e6d03e1b
N/A No 9.2.1.6 9.2.1.6 United States
3 AOL LLC Executable 6f7f9b708606c126
b99e461c43c2f9e2
93b4f88c
e63ae96140227a47
7e5120144b376040
No 9.3.2.2 9.3.2.2 United Kingdom
4 America Online, Inc. Executable d567e3a8d8eb0064
03cf73cdb259b99d
3a68368e
17de316882d6cff1
254c3d1b4d53e994
No 9.2.1.6 9.2.1.6 Germany
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