How to Remove “audiocap.exe”

What is audiocap.exe?

audiocap.exe is a legitimate file. This process is known as AudioCap MFC Application. It belongs to DirectX 9 SDK 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 audiocap.exe to spread virus.

Affected Platform: Windows OS

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

  • Internet connection fluctuates
  • audiocap.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 audiocap.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 audiocap.exe malware.

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

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

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Malware Entries

First Seen: 27 August 2008 at 4:41 am
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Malware
Name
Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
Malware Behavior
1 N/A Executable 599c4cbb2bc59ede
e4c764f74bf7b259
7cbaf46e
5ced715ce7d07c3d
83fb93049c130f80
Unclassified
Malware
No N/A N/A Internal Submission N/A
2 Microsoft Executable fb74d46ec8fc45bb
e2ba11cf50f769bc
bfe9c986
64cee5546a69c3e6
6459eda9f2434414
TrojWare.Win
32.Pincav.Ge
n
No 9.00 9.0 Egypt N/A
3 N/A Executable 00e1e30dafa8e0f9
a21501de87fef78e
5558ca67
b4a70be62f23fde3
f5458dbfee80e75d
Virus.Win32.
Alman.A
No N/A N/A Pakistan N/A
4 N/A Executable 964b7ebf5d98e9e5
38ceab35ff1cadd5
8d0d5052
a10bf275fc1abb1d
34bd88cfe607753b
Virus.Win32.
Sality.gen
No N/A N/A India N/A
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Safe Entries

First Seen: 27 July 2008 at 3:06 pm
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
1 Microsoft Executable 05115d240f0a2656
1cb1742fdfb3e120
e79866f5
3ee49a0ceadfda31
37a95824eeef847a
No 9.00 9.0 Internal Submission
2 N/A Executable 82b40f770ca8c9ca
947e932f54cb0d78
8802d958
N/A No N/A N/A Bangladesh
3 N/A Executable 6491b6f06f5f3c57
080cdea6fac2fc10
e35f41b6
b33899daf45e683d
63ff8cd8210f9c37
No N/A N/A Pakistan
4 N/A Executable 8022098dd2d63360
117a724c2a305634
9546e6fc
d9dfd62b6a9d9e89
8146d56575ea4227
No N/A N/A Cyprus
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