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: 09 January 2011 at 6:59 pm
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Malware
Name
Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
Malware Behavior
1 N/A Executable 6497136676799db7
bea64cf3cf963ecb
295cf245
78b3ea774bbd8d1d
4b7b8eb1eb906e64
Virus.Win32.
Ramnit.K
No 1.0.0.1 1.0.0.1 197.211.63.154/32 N/A
2 N/A Executable 86db4c118c52dc48
9b4479cf22637fc5
64f86bc6
e2fd1de7c869e01a
160079f78a1af025
N/A No N/A N/A United States N/A
3 N/A Executable 1f0cd042d425615e
cc41c6acc586d096
ac031746
097044f2008ace89
32454d5a094eb6a3
N/A No N/A N/A Pakistan N/A
4 N/A Executable 4e1763150b59fadc
d6f9782bab8c3194
45760375
33363a9068052862
8596af3a0333d507
Virus.Win32.
Ramnit.K
No 1.0.0.1 1.0.0.1 197.234.221.110/32 N/A
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Safe Entries

First Seen: 04 July 2008 at 9:46 pm
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
1 Industrielle Alliance Executable 287aa586c35b9b1b
52c8123e4c2c937f
2644674a
d5595709d62db012
53ad41a82b26ec0a
No 8.4.18029.
0400
8.4.18029.
0400
Canada
2 N/A Executable 5bab46c12bcbc544
a220736a98cd1e96
82d31d0d
N/A No N/A N/A United States
3 N/A Executable afb7f7d1c52d3cc5
a222d9b2e388c6bf
4ef5c11a
43822510d7516b79
5d958fe92cd80cdb
No N/A N/A United States
4 N/A Executable 8551c06a06ad7320
ce9e4be8c62f8ac4
70c08181
5dbff7d53147f9f6
e5403c1b3add7c25
Yes N/A N/A United States
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