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

Safe Entries
First Seen: 08 December 2011 at 12:59 pm
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Malware
Name
Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
Malware Behavior
1 N/A Executable 2b4446d716ed8559
6c8fecc02f2a6926
117ec533
b58bca41bc0bb71b
5a40953dd2084fc6
Win32.Neshta
.A
No N/A N/A Ukraine N/A
2 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
3 Acelogix Software Executable 62c1c3cce47c8352
4d9e07d2a4eedfb5
3c70c02f
e2659c765e42472c
1ccffe953a016070
Virus.Win32.
Virut.CE
No 3, 3, 1,
4048
3, 3, 1,
4048
Russian Federation N/A
4 N/A Executable 0bb4f695728760f2
adcf2ff761f40a81
e3848996
bf477ab61f092183
6768241a4624da60
Unclassified
Malware
No N/A N/A United States N/A
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Safe Entries

Safe Entries
First Seen: 20 July 2011 at 9:56 am
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
1 Acelogix Software Executable 93e2ee848efe389e
f55602cd37e79160
fd90f995
041367b22c455e2e
b655360e179534ab
Yes 5, 4, 0,
538
5, 4, 0,
538
Internal Submission
2 N/A Executable 2e3bb7be03e7617e
3d2ffccef6a0dbb4
893a90bf
1db662cb422c5d88
f1b1ce41754b1913
No N/A N/A Internal Submission
3 Acelogix Software Executable b1ed69fe8f0c53f7
82aed9486f54f2fc
6ae8599f
38a3b183576a6b12
3ead74a2bbd38e10
No 5, 6, 1,
269
5, 6, 1,
269
Internal Submission
4 Marisuite Executable 220252ef804896b9
b867707c1cf9401b
57004bb7
a04e9cc6206159f4
c6a67cef5359eda9
No 1.0.2.68 1.0.2.68 United States
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