How to Remove “autochk.exe”

What is autochk.exe?

autochk.exe is a legitimate process file popularly known as Auto Check Component Publisher. It belongs to Windows Operating System, developed by Microsoft Corporation. It is located in C:\Windows\System32 by default.

Malware programmers write virus files with malicious scripts and save them as autochk.exe with an intention to spread virus on the internet.

Affected Platforms: Windows OS

How to determine if your computer is infected with autochk.exe malware?

Look out for these symptoms to check if your PC is infected with autochk.exe malware:

  • Unstable internet connection
  • autochk.exe occupies extra CPU space
  • PC processing speed slows down
  • Browser often redirects to irrelevant websites
  • Browser is bombarded with hordes of popup ads
  • Computer screen freezes repeatedly

Take the following steps to diagnose your PC for possible autochk.exe malware attack:

Step 1: Simultaneously press CTRL+ALT+DEL keys to open Task Manager.

Step 2: If you notice the file located outside C:\Windows\System32, perform an antivirus scan to get rid of the malware.

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

Step 1: Download our award-winning 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.

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Step 5: Wait for Comodo Internet Security to update the antivirus.

Step 6: Proceed with the quick scan that automatically begins after the update.

Step 7: If threats are found during the scanning, you will be notified through an alert screen.

Step 8: Comodo Antivirus will remove autochk.exe malware from your computer including all other malwares!

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Malware Entries

First Seen: 26 February 2018 at 7:33 am
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Name
Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
Malware Behavior
1 N/A Executable 33167b2e5473a1a3
67237c80125a6899
d354c627
34a34b230dfd6fab
f9ff4a668fc2b9c3
Application.
Win32.CompuT
race.B
No N/A N/A China N/A
2 N/A Executable a98545c1daf89e00
4473555e021a735b
da013b97
a7e5b3eed6c9a444
3045c93dc58f1adb
Application.
Win32.CompuT
race.B
No N/A N/A United States N/A
3 N/A Executable 3e5d0dca38b4eee1
406d968b3aa9f7b8
c4604012
5a926ae43817934f
32596f2c6303ae05
Unclassified
Malware
No N/A N/A United States N/A
4 N/A Executable 113514e9f36b6134
4b384f8f0fafe6ee
1e75c77d
09b130bf998b305e
ec998d4103f8e7a1
Application.
Win32.CompuT
race.B
No N/A N/A Turkey N/A
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Safe Entries

First Seen: 29 September 2012 at 7:54 pm
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
1 Microsoft Corporation Executable d5cf8ea0e6eb9f84
d61fdf84e23e129d
beb462af
37d01b8bc15e263f
4405367c9a442824
No 6.3.9600.1
6384
(winblue_r
tm.130821-
1623)
6.3.9600.1
6384
United States
2 Microsoft Corporation Executable d5cf8ea0e6eb9f84
d61fdf84e23e129d
beb462af
37d01b8bc15e263f
4405367c9a442824
No 6.3.9600.1
6384
(winblue_r
tm.130821-
1623)
6.3.9600.1
6384
10.108.51.116/32
3 ReactOS Development Team Executable ed1c7d6aa831e53e
32fa2f5fc2ef4732
5b1b0b0e
844294a197d8eb7f
df021cfacc71ce53
No 0.4.8 0.4.8 Argentina
4 Microsoft Corporation Executable ec031cc4183ef803
3e9635de0812d052
68f7a6b9
4690c488a47ea486
4e63bb6d99601711
No 4.00 4.00 United States
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