How to Remove “app.exe”

What is app.exe?

Originally developed by Nous-Tech Solutions, app.exe is a legitimate file process called as Smartfren Connex that is associated with Smartfren Connex software.  It is located in C:\Program Files by default.

app.exe virus is created when malware authors write virus files and name them after app.exe with an aim to spread virus on the internet.

Affected Platform: Windows OS

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

If your system is affected by app.exe malware, you will notice one or the several below symptoms:

  • app.exe occupies an unusually large CPU memory
  • Erratic internet connection
  • Your browser is bombarded with annoying popup ads
  • Computer screen freezes
  • PC's processing speed suffers
  • You are redirected to unknown websites

To pinpoint the virus file location, take the following steps:

Step 1: Press CTRL+ALT+DEL keys at once to open Task Manager.

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

How to remove app.exe malware from system using Comodo Cleaning Essentials?

You can either choose to remove app.exe and other malwares using Comodo Antivirus, or Comodo Cleaning Essentials (CCE) – both of which are absolutely free to download! CCE is a set of computer security tools designed to help you identify and remove malwares and unsafe processes from an infected computer.

To remove malwares using CCE, take the following steps:

1. Check the system requirements and download the feature-rich CCE suite for free.

2. After installation, choose the type of scan you want to perform. CCE offers 3 scan options to get rid of malwares from a PC:

  • Smart Scan: Does a scan on critical areas of your system.
  • Full Scan: Does a complete scan of your system.
  • Custom Scan: Does a scan only on selected items.

The process to initiate the above mentioned scans are self-explanatory and thus, easy-to-use. 
Additionally, it's recommended that you approve of any updates that the CCE will prompt you about to ensure it does a better job of identifying all the latest threats.

3. Click 'Next' to view the results.

Regardless of the type of scan you choose, the results will sometimes show false positive (flagging files that are actually safe), which has to be ignored. Only select the files you want to get rid of.

4. Click 'Apply' to apply the selected operations to the threats. The selected operations will be applied.

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Malware Entries

First Seen: 21 August 2012 at 10:55 pm
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Malware
Name
Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
Malware Behavior
1 YY Inc. Executable eb863a78a5df34fe
1d0c1d40a0b274f3
1e67c6fe
e09032564ddbdb57
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TrojWare.Win
32.Spy.Agent
.PAQ
No 4.16.0.5 4.16.0.5 United States N/A
2 N/A Executable a9a883d4525e2ace
647ea4f56f976401
03416523
f9dc125783122f76
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Unclassified
Malware
No N/A N/A United States N/A
3 N/A Executable 446f97cc04362d01
aa2ed587625113a2
8c17d0fa
963b645dd9145579
4d3394534a95b1aa
Unclassified
Malware
No N/A N/A United States N/A
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Safe Entries

First Seen: 29 June 2009 at 1:04 am
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
1 Wondershare Executable 5dabb875fc10fb51
b8db66a7a595bd13
af93685b
785d8f234c61acec
3553b283523f88e8
No 3.0.0.0 3.0.0.0 10.224.1.53/32
2 N/A Executable a9e795d4d63f262a
2dade8c102735cdc
a8b89a7b
cb6a1aa1be943fd5
aa85bd18708f759b
No N/A N/A United States
3 兔兔影音 Executable d21983c1c36b5284
001e32598c18d4be
f0decfe1
60945d5b45fc821c
473e46c1aad53186
No 1.00 1.00 China
4 N/A Executable afb7f7d1c52d3cc5
a222d9b2e388c6bf
4ef5c11a
43822510d7516b79
5d958fe92cd80cdb
No N/A N/A 10.108.55.52/32
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