How to Remove “amcap.exe”

What is amcap.exe?

amcap.exe is a legitimate process file popularly known as Capture Application (Sample). It is associated with DirectX 9.0 Sample developed by A4 Tech. It is located in C:\Program Files by default.

Malware programmers write virus files with malicious scripts and save them as amcap.exe with an intention to spread virus on the internet.

Affected Platforms: Windows OS

How to determine if your computer is infected with amcap.exe malware?


Look out for the these symptoms to check if your PC is infected with amcap.exe malware:

  • Unstable internet connection
  • amcap.exe occupies extra CPU space
  • PC processing speed slows down
  • Browser often redirects to irrelevant websites
  • Browser is bombarded with hordes of popup ads
  • Computer screen freezes repeatedly


Take the following steps to diagnose your PC for possible amcap.exe malware attack:

Step 1: Simultaneously press CTRL+ALT+DEL keys to open Task Manager.

Step 2: If you notice the file located outside C:\Program Files perform an antivirus scan to get rid of the malware.

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Step 6: Proceed with the quick scan that automatically begins after the update.

Step 7: If threats are found during the scanning, you will be notified through an alert screen.

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

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Malware Entries

First Seen: 10 February 2010 at 2:42 am
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Malware
Name
Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
Malware Behavior
1 N/A Executable 5da6ad29c9497ac0
870db21e64430a1b
f1937b63
4e1a0bcd395558e2
2bdb76f2193492cd
EmailWorm.Wi
n32.Runonce.
~v001
No N/A N/A Turkey N/A
2 Noël Danjou Executable 9624a1e301174e4a
de48171fcbf52f7a
2fa66c1a
e08bcbda4061972d
f4f836fa8c0ba6f0
TrojWare.Win
32.Black.d
No 9.20.132.2 9.20 Internal Submission N/A
3 Microsoft Corporation Genesys Logic, Inc. Executable 30e5545dee8219ef
10329efa127dd531
768c8529
69412ec3f68913f0
d3424873a6c66a14
Virus.Win32.
Sality.gen
No 9.00 9.00 Vietnam N/A
4 Microsoft Corporation Executable 4412f2f71486ccc3
a17e2660e2d8975c
7efdd688
fd0472b05d24c7b9
ba42c84e54b5b080
Virus.Win32.
Sality.gen
No 9.00 9.00 Cote D'Ivoire N/A
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Safe Entries

First Seen: 24 June 2008 at 1:56 pm
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
1 Microsoft Corporation Executable 91911d244f9eee40
fe823cc89658015d
e4a9de30
4037efb96d1ae17d
bf12b894f75521a8
No 8.12 8.12 Canada
2 Microsoft Corporation Executable d7a49cb1e5513107
bfba496432869b93
e3d4e6bb
f1c87a223d17fef2
c726698a7a0e5549
No 9.00 9.00 10.108.52.92/32
3 Akkord Executable 27b973a21c479ea0
ee3f3753855b2dea
7302f09b
36d32808fbc3ec48
feb324cf00d6cf98
No 1.00 1.00 United States
4 N/A Executable 58d56e2a2fd350fd
c621fd563a1c13ad
2d98cfbc
bc849ba56ce71049
c5b7234346f94cc0
No N/A N/A 10.224.1.116/32
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