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: 08 October 2011 at 12:32 am
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Malware
Name
Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
Malware Behavior
1 Sun Microsystems, Inc. Executable aa26841917b79a60
6c044474898ab55d
346f0fcb
21a734231ab031ed
a8286bd92af0be55
Virus.Win32.
Sality.gen
No 6.0.200.2 6.0.200.2 Russian Federation N/A
2 Sun Microsystems, Inc. Executable 8cfe815408091e25
2ac66f7b9402ce8f
b33e3b8b
f82dbaec3c7da168
252fddb692e7385c
Virus.Win32.
Sality.gen
No 5.0.50.5 5.0.50.5 India N/A
3 N/A Executable c13edcdb5a283c5f
d24f89d93744dede
364b0d70
679806f839ce1f98
0719c7fefa22f847
Virus.Win32.
Kate.B
No N/A N/A China N/A
4 N/A Executable 842f7c23f23e807b
b69490c8378e3dbb
4bd883d0
e9be3e72e8cc4aaa
8919cbcff64ac7fc
Virus.Win32.
Sality.gen
No N/A N/A Bulgaria N/A
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Safe Entries

First Seen: 03 September 2008 at 9:00 am
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
1 Sun Microsystems, Inc. Executable 99eabcb26776a544
c3e5dca75bf0ecc6
154a6abb
b1d447e1fb2cc6bc
be92320b51715cdb
Yes 6.0.310.5 6.0.310.5 Internal Submission
2 Oracle Corporation Executable 07bcb318d49e5b49
379b18021d42748d
358893c9
47428e9355d0982a
a74a4e554663ad41
Yes 7.0.50.5 7.0.50.5 10.224.1.54/32
3 Sun Microsystems, Inc. Executable 69e04d517f04faa4
b7c4a5e13147e3d3
70fd9b00
1fc88e63ff2851c1
61aa207901b9dba2
Yes 6.0.310.5 6.0.310.5 Internal Submission
4 Sun Microsystems, Inc. Executable 367ed75c6c8aef1e
7a401e760daa15b1
76548d73
d7712e63a622347f
c3cb2e75ffbeaaf7
No 6.0.10.6 6.0.10.6 Internal Submission
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