How to Remove “au.exe”

What is au.exe?

au.exe is a legitimate file. This process is known as Acelogix Software AC Utility which is for system maintanance. It belongs to Ace Optimizer Utilities and was developed by Acelogix Software. It is commonly stored in C:\Program files. Malware programmers or cybercriminals write different types of malicious programs and name them as au.exe to spread virus.

Affected Platform: Windows OS

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

  • Internet connection fluctuates
  • au.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 au.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 au.exe malware.

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

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

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Malware Entries

First Seen: 03 July 2009 at 12:02 pm
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Malware
Name
Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
Malware Behavior
1 N/A Executable ba1d4437255e9d1a
6ac93bb14def38d8
68fdc9c2
ae830f7f229a6f1e
5058f7e7b5455dd6
Worm.Win32.D
ropper.RA
No 1.0.0.0 1.0.0.0 Internal Submission N/A
2 busTRACE Technologies LLC Executable 64b7b5d60f7f6ee8
e3f7b67b89a007f0
808e82a8
f220c1786485ce84
b2bb604c20eb5fc3
Unclassified
Malware
No 1.0.005 1.0.005 10.108.55.52/32 N/A
3 Acelogix Software Executable 429a5228c2df4440
704eb6d77465e36b
9e6e117b
3882806342a256c4
0fa3abf25dc75f4b
TrojWare.Win
32.Black.d
No 3, 1, 0,
4039
3, 1, 0,
4039
United States N/A
4 Setup Executable 0b55e56a6add6b4d
d4ceff475a0018a2
03d02a5a
8300c91b40229b42
301aebc6d8859907
Application.
Win32.Agent.
~AVL
No 1.0.0.1 1.0.0.1 United States N/A
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32

Safe Entries

First Seen: 22 August 2008 at 2:22 pm
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
1 Acelogix Software Executable 8cab8c59fdf9952d
589fbf5cf7e241bb
9bd34647
969fc1043091abc4
c875fb28715d2bff
No 3, 0, 0,
4037
3, 0, 0,
4037
United States
2 Acelogix Software Executable 891c45a62b010eef
d632fd5f9a1c70f4
210e5ead
a5e4f980473f4cba
f731f07b7ee71a97
No 3, 3, 1,
4048
3, 3, 1,
4048
United Kingdom
3 Acelogix Software Executable 891c45a62b010eef
d632fd5f9a1c70f4
210e5ead
a5e4f980473f4cba
f731f07b7ee71a97
No 3, 3, 1,
4048
3, 3, 1,
4048
United States
4 Marisuite Executable 4ddac90cbc99a3f5
85807d95a1b3b5ec
80d8a771
e2e59fce548f68c4
1f3915aaa2192b78
No 1.0.2.68 1.0.2.68 Internal Submission
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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