How to Remove “audit.exe”

What is audit.exe?

audit.exe is a legitimate file. This process is known as Audit. It belongs to Microsoft Windows Operating System and was developed by Microsoft Corporation. It is commonly stored in C:\Program Files. Malware programmers or cybercriminals write different types of malicious programs and name it as audit.exe to spread virus.

Affected Platform: Windows OS

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

  • Internet connection fluctuates
  • audit.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 audit.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 audit.exe malware.

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

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

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Malware Entries

First Seen: 08 February 2012 at 11:19 pm
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Malware
Name
Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
Malware Behavior
1 Microsoft Corporation Executable f60b7127d64959d2
a407ce6d86849f18
d14e780e
5d9388ec043f772b
fe722cd18c72ff8a
Virus.Win32.
Expiro.naf
No 6.1.7601.1
7514
(win7sp1_r
tm.101119-
1850)
6.1.7601.1
7514
Russian Federation N/A
2 Microsoft Corporation Executable 672e9d94d8ed8deb
0ecebcf76230fccf
0515fdf2
3882e42cc9ba1fc7
4c7d011f53550ba1
Virus.Win32.
Virut.CE
No 6.1.7601.1
7514
(win7sp1_r
tm.101119-
1850)
6.1.7601.1
7514
197.33.232.31/32 N/A
3 N/A Executable 0066b9468b5f2577
190a6abc17655c45
b0ef7280
18ad491c3cf1cb43
d052cc0df2ac1376
Unclassified
Malware
No N/A N/A Internal Submission N/A
4 Microsoft Corporation Executable edde908b5c5b4ac3
2c7aeeded89190a6
7276dd18
42c21ec130b3c915
9125434eb6bab895
Virus.Win32.
Virut.CE
No 6.1.7601.1
7514
(win7sp1_r
tm.101119-
1850)
6.1.7601.1
7514
Vietnam N/A
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12

Safe Entries

First Seen: 12 December 2011 at 11:54 pm
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
1 Microsoft Corporation Executable 45b1ffa467e819a4
56d5f105dafedb74
ab9f679a
1353aa26f743b8ba
d67916416fea46bd
No 10.0.17738
.1000
(WinBuild.
160101.080
0)
10.0.17738
.1000
Poland
2 Microsoft Corporation Executable 9f40161d42007fed
48b39e235a741f9c
8737d169
e10ae6488736bd2e
f693911b55777a8b
No 6.3.9600.1
7415
(winblue_r
4.141028-1
500)
6.3.9600.1
7415
Finland
3 N/A Executable 0a30ec23a033ff0f
eae7ffef157e29c4
1144b8f5
897d668c571b9202
e541de0e9f75a41a
No 6.1.7601.1
7514
6.1.7601.1
7514
10.224.1.117/32
4 Ellie Mae Executable 5182ea625c761a21
39fcd297d3947426
75ba80d6
125e37ce189dfb4e
d40f947375d7c998
No 4.0.0.0 4.0.0.0 United States
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