How to Remove “aolmediaplaybackcontrol.exe”

What is aolmediaplaybackcontrol.exe?

aolmediaplaybackcontrol.exe is a legitimate file. This process is known as aolmediaplaybackcontrol.exe. It was developed by America Online, Inc. It is commonly stored in C:\Program Files. Malware programmers or cybercriminals write different types of malicious programs and name them as aolmediaplaybackcontrol.exe to spread virus.

Affected Platform: Windows OS

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

Each malware is different and causes unique problems to the system. You will notice one or several of the following symptoms if your system is infected with aolmediaplaybackcontrol.exe malware:

  • Internet connection fluctuates
  • aolmediaplaybackcontrol.exe file is taking more of your CPU memory 
  • System performance is very low
  • Browser is redirected to some strange websites
  • Interference of annoying popup ads
  • Other malwares infiltrate into the system

To further establish the malware infection, 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 aolmediaplaybackcontrol.exe and open the file location

If the file is located outside C:\Program files, then it is likely that the system is affected with aolmediaplaybackcontrol.exe malware.

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

Ideally, replacing the existing aolmediaplaybackcontrol.exe file on your computer with a different version procured from the internet is advisable. To remove the file using Comodo's trusted and effective antivirus software, follow the steps below:

Step 1: Download the award-winning Comodo 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: Once the Installation is Finished, restart your PC.

Step 5: It will take some time for the Comodo Internet Security to update the antivirus.

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

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

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

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Malware Entries

First Seen: 26 June 2009 at 8:34 pm
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Malware
Name
Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
Malware Behavior
1 N/A Executable ab78ce7b26a25fd4
be8c11e34b8f08a0
a6842ef2
8f3a48e1701fa4c6
08110aad5695130c
Virus.Win32.
Ramnit.A
No N/A N/A Slovakia N/A
2 N/A Executable 0dfc19842fdaaf7d
02c51a80323c3ca0
4b61d933
8cb222caad5dcada
62a286ce8a1bc7a9
Win32.Jeefo.
A
No N/A N/A Canada N/A
3 N/A Executable 998fae26014e2fae
cdd4e0605d6c07ce
a9e42b84
283ae6494f48b830
e0f4b9fbcd7049d5
Virus.Win32.
Sality.gen
No N/A N/A United States N/A
4 N/A Executable 49dcad96ba8de427
f37352e1e0a35861
6a37e6d3
73fadc7149ab52bc
384fbfca7436fa2c
Virus.Win32.
Sality.gen
No N/A N/A United States N/A
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Safe Entries

First Seen: 18 August 2008 at 9:31 am
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
1 N/A Executable 642582e19dbf80a9
a66b0d36a56c06c5
fd5d302a
27ef39a021abf80d
e63e0b7c539ae51e
No N/A N/A Internal Submission
2 N/A Executable e0a50fb8386c93e8
8098a8f0c39a5921
e4bc9624
N/A No N/A N/A France
3 N/A Executable f5ee3318a2d26ed8
13f1b636a3c91cf5
09602ddd
N/A No N/A N/A United Kingdom
4 N/A Executable 67034ed70b0db4f3
fd66141f9ba12427
bec86368
7f43cfcd865a876b
5a6e6685077d2fe5
Yes N/A N/A 10.0.17.167/32
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