How to Remove “atievxx.exe”

What is atievxx.exe?

atievxx.exe is a legitimate file. This process is known as ATI Hotkey Poller. It belongs to Windows Operating System and was developed by Microsoft Corporation. It is commonly stored in C:\Windows\System32. Malware programmers or cybercriminals write different types of malicious programs and name them as atievxx.exe to spread virus.

Affected Platform: Windows OS

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

  • Internet connection fluctuates
  • atievxx.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 atievxx.exe and open the file location

If the file is located outside C:\Windows\System32, then it is likely that the system is affected with atievxx.exe malware.

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

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

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Malware Entries

First Seen: 29 February 2012 at 3:30 am
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Malware
Name
Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
Malware Behavior
1 Microsoft Corporation Executable 05c8a5d10ba5ca58
5f0d3e8cd6c39c75
5adee930
41369a8f830ce1a8
42027119dbe0e661
Virus.Win32.
Sality.gen
No 5.1.2482.0
(Lab01_N(e
ricks).010
524-2202)
5.1.2482.0 10.224.1.117/32 N/A
2 恒通科技 Executable e4c78bbc809734d8
3d43af676f73cba4
77698de9
d8f487fb64c7efd3
18fc70efeb6b4274
Unclassified
Malware
No 1.00 1.00 Internal Submission N/A
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Safe Entries

First Seen: 24 January 2009 at 8:41 pm
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
1 Microsoft Corporation Executable 17d03d12933e8495
0fded6605b3d0d1c
078700f7
874a160323ad31b8
1d3c71435917be5a
No 5.1.2482.0
(Lab01_N(e
ricks).010
524-2202)
5.1.2482.0 Internal Submission
2 Microsoft Corporation Executable 7163b864683f2097
b6663f116281c546
828db2d2
9a0f67e3f79a66e3
9ac5289612ba4f3e
No 5.1.2482.0
(Lab01_N(e
ricks).010
524-2202)
5.1.2482.0 Austria
3 Microsoft Corporation Executable f8e139dd19a20c44
9222328cf906a663
fe1ca04c
e6eb6f7e91e848d8
aeb921207f6a5ea6
No 5.1.2482.0
(Lab01_N(e
ricks).010
524-2202)
5.1.2482.0 Internal Submission
4 Microsoft Corporation Executable 17d03d12933e8495
0fded6605b3d0d1c
078700f7
874a160323ad31b8
1d3c71435917be5a
No 5.1.2482.0
(Lab01_N(e
ricks).010
524-2202)
5.1.2482.0 10.224.1.117/32
Display 4 items per page
  • 4 items per page
  • 8 items per page
  • 16 items per page
  • 32 items per page
 
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