How to Remove “atlas.exe”

What is atlas.exe?

atlas.exe is a legitimate file process developed by GIGABYTE Technologies. This process is known as atlas.exe  and it belongs to ATLAS. You can locate the file in C:\Windows\System32. The virus is created by malware authors and is named after atlas.exe file.

Affected Platform: Windows OS

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

Keep an eye for the following symptoms to check if your PC is infected with atlas.exe malware:

  • Unstable internet connection
  • Browser redirects to unwanted websites
  • PC performance slows down
  • Browser is bombarded with hordes of popup ads
  • System screen freezes repeatedly

If you find any of  the above mentioned symptoms, take the following steps to be sure about the malware infection:

1) Press CTRL+ALT+DEL keys to open Task Manager.

2) Go to the process tab and right-click on the atlas.exe file and open its location.

If the file is located outside C:\Windows\System32, then you should take measures to get rid of the malware.

How to remove atlas.exe malware from system with Comodo Cleaning Essentials?

Comodo Cleaning Essentials (CCE) incorporates antivirus software with unique features like auto-sandboxing to identify and obstruct every suspicious process running on an endpoint with a single click. To remove atlas.exe malware using CCE, follow the steps mentioned below:

Step 1: Download the CCE suite.

Step 2: To start the application, double-click on the CCE.exe file.

Step 3: It then probes the antivirus to initiate a full system scan to identify and remove any existing malicious files.

Step 4: If threats are found during the scanning, you will be prompted with an alert screen.

Step 5: Comodo Cleaning Essentials will remove atlas.exe malware from your computer including all other malwares!

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Malware Entries

First Seen: 12 September 2008 at 9:39 pm
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Name
Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
Malware Behavior
1 N/A Executable 59660498d0f4694c
14ba61708ab00f55
329ddf83
02a878f247499f84
8d6a96135684548c
Virus.Win32.
Sality.gen
No N/A N/A Russian Federation N/A
2 N/A Executable 0676cff0373e1db3
adb373b74f76887a
2b5c8786
b5546f12e8ca96c2
1e9369f332a87ebe
Unclassified
Malware
No N/A N/A United States N/A
3 N/A Executable 1a141b43b05bdf6a
6975454ba16033e1
4fff45ee
1c23ce74353bd043
5bb43cb493097a46
TrojWare.Win
32.Spy.Banke
r.Gen
No N/A N/A Internal Submission N/A
4 N/A Executable 4ff8b82e4bc50e25
7506c4b4b0201664
c7a8955d
N/A Virus.Win32.
Parite.gen
No N/A N/A Bulgaria N/A
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Safe Entries

First Seen: 16 July 2008 at 6:26 am
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
1 N/A Executable d50e2ad485bacffe
1776f7753d90b1b6
4f46bd46
a850774a3e6448c5
70b64b73ac98eede
No N/A N/A Internal Submission
2 N/A Executable fff1c656c48ae564
206cf392496a1279
f1bf27f5
a71331d821b85125
f7cd041081177aa1
No 1.0.0.0 1.0.0.0 India
3 N/A Executable 004f1bb02f52ac1c
f2822e8eb11a30dc
ea6c4d17
bd4c42a752b836e5
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No N/A N/A Internal Submission
4 N/A Executable ada115357c12ec2d
7cf8e352233417c4
b4a61e36
b916dd82474bff6b
60286af65fa086ff
No 0.0.0.0 0.0.0.0 Greece
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