How to Remove “apoint.exe”

What is Apoint.exe?

Apoint.exe is a pre-installed process component of the device driver for touchpads used by specific laptop brands. Like many other device driver files, Apoint.exe is originally located in C:\Program Files\Apoint2K\Apoint.exe. It's a malware if found somewhere else.

Affected Platform: Windows OS

How to determine if Apoint.exe malware is present in a system?


If the computer is struggling in its normal processing speed or there are issues while booting the computer, chances are it might be a victim of Apoint.exe or other malware.

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

Step 2: Check the list file to see if Apoint.exe is using more CPU storage than it requires. If it is occupying larger storage space, it is a malware that should be purged out of the system.

How to remove the apoint.exe is file from system using Comodo Free Antivirus?

Step l: Download the award-winning Free Comodo 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 the apoint.exe virus from your computer including all other malwares.

 

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Malware Entries

First Seen: 24 February 2018 at 9:27 am
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Malware
Name
Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
Malware Behavior
1 Alps Electric Co., Ltd. Executable d529b3d528b4acc0
141ed732cd92d604
6d4fdfdc
42b466db6025ab9b
05e04f4d417a2ca7
Virus.Win32.
Sality.gen
No 7.3.101.12 7.3.101.12 156.218.67.174/32 N/A
2 Alps Electric Co., Ltd. Executable 7668f7dca1d12b09
9694fd12a77bad18
15497c61
5dcc386d57f422e9
dfe5ad5ce74d9682
Virus.Win32.
Sality.gen
No 8, 1, 0,
367
8, 1, 0,
367
176.216.200.92/32 N/A
3 N/A Executable 3c0ffb3b5d67fc76
c609972447445909
816593aa
54b7389498734c9a
d6110de6991bb973
TrojWare.Win
32.Spy.E
No N/A N/A 197.211.56.115/32 N/A
4 N/A Executable c3eb15f77e899c9c
69f87816efaf27c2
90e2712e
7273f8e2c8aecbf9
7a7e9ced97f603e0
EmailWorm.Wi
n32.Runonce.
~v001
No N/A N/A Nigeria N/A
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Safe Entries

First Seen: 06 October 2008 at 2:46 pm
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
1 Alps Electric Co., Ltd. Executable 2cd66446a7a01536
71d760313ea0b164
fe8697c9
51c16cb8fc0e48f9
f369268bc556dff9
No 7.0.101.23
2
7.0.101.23
2
10.0.17.166/32
2 Alps Electric Co., Ltd. Executable c82e9ab08f4a06e7
a0b7428f986a4b2b
94cb3f6e
b6d8f2b18db114ec
e5f4955fe336bdf3
Yes 8.0.101.17
3
8.0.101.17
3
10.0.17.167/32
3 Alps Electric Co., Ltd. Executable d0514b148e855a22
1c3659107c98def7
778cea26
89ef7fd34d127440
f1a020751f692213
Yes 8.0.101.17
3
8.0.101.17
3
10.0.17.167/32
4 Alps Electric Co., Ltd. Executable c82e9ab08f4a06e7
a0b7428f986a4b2b
94cb3f6e
b6d8f2b18db114ec
e5f4955fe336bdf3
Yes 8.0.101.17
3
8.0.101.17
3
104.236.253.252/32
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