How to Remove “appletviewer.exe”

What is appletviewer.exe?

appletviewer.exe is a legitimate file. This process is known as Java(TM) 2 Platform Standard Edition 5.0 U12.  It belongs to Java(TM) 2 Platform Standard Edition 5.0 U12 and was developed by Sun Microsystems, Inc. It is commonly stored in C:\Program Files. Malware programmers or cybercriminals write different types of malicious programs and name it as appletviewer.exe to spread virus.

Affected Platform: Windows OS

How to check if your computer is infected with appletviewer.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 appletviewer.exe malware:

  • Internet connection fluctuates
  • appletviewer.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 appletviewer.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 appletviewer.exe malware.

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

Ideally, replacing the existing appletviewer.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 appletviewer.exe malware from your computer including all other malwares!

 

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Malware Entries

First Seen: 01 May 2019 at 10:36 am
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Malware
Name
Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
Malware Behavior
1 Sun Microsystems, Inc. Executable 8931be236b9aebdd
b183b1dab33de509
a4770bf9
4ab3442cc0824538
ae7a94f8bcdd3325
EmailWorm.Wi
n32.Runonce.
~v001
No 5.0.110.3 5.0.110.3 Indonesia N/A
2 N/A Executable 6d8576c0c7d772ea
c0d014c0c86c124e
02b1df41
0e2099173489b55b
8775abc203ab95a9
Unclassified
Malware
No N/A N/A India N/A
3 Oracle Corporation Executable 18173cad2c646d28
18085b93685d2ca5
35b50b29
517b43e0be438c07
633f8a50244f69d1
EmailWorm.Wi
n32.Runonce.
~v001
Yes 7.0.450.18 7.0.450.18 Indonesia N/A
4 Oracle Corporation Executable 8898e1df3f6a9042
04a002a80ed7dd79
c7d8cc91
9eef192c86245c1d
67c7fde2948c2d52
EmailWorm.Wi
n32.Runonce.
~v001
Yes 8.0.25.18 8.0.25.18 Indonesia N/A
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Safe Entries

First Seen: 20 April 2018 at 5:05 am
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
1 Oracle Corporation Executable 809304dd53c16a1c
0accdb7b52548f73
57042a8d
2bc5a457dab2b637
c20324ab54ca45e1
Yes 10.0.1 10.0.1 United States
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