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: 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 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 Setup Executable 0b55e56a6add6b4d
d4ceff475a0018a2
03d02a5a
8300c91b40229b42
301aebc6d8859907
Application.
Win32.Agent.
~AVL
No 1.0.0.1 1.0.0.1 United States N/A
4 Acelogix Software Executable af99d7f7e8bb36ee
95092c9afa80f97d
4988f1a2
65e821efa1bac335
288e5b690ed0c06a
Virus.Win32.
Ramnit.K
No 3, 0, 0,
4037
3, 0, 0,
4037
Russian Federation N/A
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Safe Entries

First Seen: 13 February 2011 at 3:04 am
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
1 Acelogix Software Executable 42c7b135a1900ccb
68b950cf6edd53be
43fd1856
9b5cf073436e9031
4202cac1bb122ad6
Yes 5, 2, 5,
475
5, 2, 5,
475
Internal Submission
2 Acelogix Software Executable 94eee2d3cb0743e2
7f9a3aa63ddad084
ba8c3c75
26aa4defa8c6fa90
3bc78ec75a1e0727
Yes 6.1.0.284 6.1.0.284 United States
3 N/A Executable e103b30554ccc620
a5d38c696704731f
57819445
479e71e8c70e506b
fdeb304b7e501c8d
No N/A N/A United States
4 N/A Executable fee25ef58aeb3ca4
7bcbb1a0db0bbda8
6b17b72a
af3f08979b0f5393
707949b8136333b0
No 3, 3, 0, 0 N/A United States
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