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.

How to remove amcap.exe malware from system using Comodo Antivirus?

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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 computer virus including all other malware!

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Malware Entries

First Seen: 13 October 2011 at 6:36 am
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Malware
Name
Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
Malware Behavior
1 Microsoft Corporation Executable 252b0c1b4fe6c783
82b4a4e022bf6d5b
5df3136c
fcd2857dab74d354
a556a157e169911e
Virus.Win32.
Sality.gen
No 4.3.
625.61
9.00 Turkey N/A
2 N/A Executable 5da6ad29c9497ac0
870db21e64430a1b
f1937b63
4e1a0bcd395558e2
2bdb76f2193492cd
EmailWorm.Wi
n32.Runonce.
~v001
No N/A N/A Turkey N/A
3 Microsoft Corporation Executable 148fc5ae257c7066
b61209a8090893b5
4c006642
2d2f15b3d3b6e898
9970c69819ecb22c
Virus.Win32.
Sality.gen
No 8.00 8.00 Indonesia N/A
4 Microsoft Corporation Executable e54c8be9a68cd108
0ae3f7512492e096
77a6159b
3f32d5de68827e25
83f3af97e4808536
Virus.Win32.
Sality.gen
No 3, 6, 314,
61
9.00 Turkey N/A
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21

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 5787e859b8bbe741
348ba112f9b49d7b
9719b1c1
9df7976a6f5747fe
04c36dd22fdd4018
No 8.00 8.00 United States
2 N/A Executable 0716ecc38e3a3bf4
4632f9be9e6d26db
9e35df8b
05c9663779f86ece
3728df0396aef795
No N/A N/A United States
3 N/A Executable 58d56e2a2fd350fd
c621fd563a1c13ad
2d98cfbc
bc849ba56ce71049
c5b7234346f94cc0
No N/A N/A Internal Submission
4 N/A Executable 24b86d750c45f436
294dc31c6d1f6b3f
0040237b
54f93f3cea1c3093
6ee7ce13e96f62f5
No N/A N/A Internal Submission
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