How to Remove “anotify.exe”

What is anotify.exe?

anotify.exe is a legitimate process file popularly known as AOL. It belongs to AOL Service Libraries, developed by AOL, Inc. It is located in C:\Program files by default.

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

Affected Platforms: Windows OS

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

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

  • Unstable internet connection
  • anotify.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 anotify.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 anotify.exe malware from system using Comodo Antivirus?

Step 1: Download our award-winning Free Antivirus.

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

Step 3: Select Customize Configuration option and arrange installers, configuration, and file location.

Step 4: Restart your PC after the installation gets over

Step 5: Wait for Comodo Internet Security to update the antivirus.

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 anotify.exe malware from your computer including all other malwares!

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Malware Entries

First Seen: 27 October 2010 at 8:34 am
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Malware
Name
Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
Malware Behavior
1 AOL LLC Executable c85cd51d861a18b6
c47219ddd4d9ece6
f009daf5
d9e668442ad4cf02
bdacfcfc8d52fcce
Virus.Win32.
Sality.gen
No 15.3.1.2 15.3.1.2 United States N/A
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Safe Entries

First Seen: 05 September 2008 at 5:00 pm
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
1 AOL LLC Executable 1a66c7fa6ffa1216
36f08f237a502412
966b7fe8
846c1b4b703f0ad2
c1148147ba3074eb
Yes 15.3.1.2 15.3.1.2 India
2 AOL, LLC Executable 670aecf644c6723b
863411a1b7b69c24
be7c6c29
e8f733b96beb42d0
13dce86e12d8b380
No 1.4.16.3 1.4.16.3 United Kingdom
3 AOL LLC Executable 5cda3d69a74e5d52
eaaf404280e12eb4
599eea19
e33e7455a163d0aa
0943e4644c6da9d2
Yes 1.4.16.3 1.4.16.3 United States
4 AOL LLC Executable 1a66c7fa6ffa1216
36f08f237a502412
966b7fe8
846c1b4b703f0ad2
c1148147ba3074eb
Yes 15.3.1.2 15.3.1.2 Internal Submission
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