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.

Step 4: Restart your PC after the installation gets over

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!

6

Malware Entries

First Seen: 23 August 2018 at 8:33 am
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Malware
Name
Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
Malware Behavior
1 N/A Executable b737c55dc23bb055
ca40b19af729e5f5
8a9b78fe
b003d7a869151167
9f2a6ca40e04cb05
Unclassified
Malware
No N/A N/A United States N/A
2 N/A Executable 79871fa906557900
a4eeb81f0bfc05cb
029b66a2
7ef36f78e0ed8348
81c6c125361b2262
Unclassified
Malware
No N/A N/A Russian Federation N/A
3 N/A Executable d171cd4c3514a4e5
5f5de43f5552d5ec
65090a48
1bf1d114df1400f8
3a2e8099f7b22978
Unclassified
Malware
No N/A N/A 161.0.158.202/32 N/A
4 N/A Executable f5f44a9f85b6f233
dc35a9d259170c5b
37f86206
63cbf006c4ac5b46
5e5ecd67fee5315c
Unclassified
Malware
No N/A N/A 161.0.156.232/32 N/A
Display 4 items per page
  • 4 items per page
  • 8 items per page
  • 16 items per page
  • 32 items per page
6

Safe Entries

First Seen: 27 June 2008 at 2:48 pm
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
1 Microsoft Corporation Executable dbb06fa6129c362b
de18fcccc68f43b9
204adde8
7616386bdec5800d
4a6cee2273bc74a8
No 10.0.17754
.1
(WinBuild.
160101.080
0)
10.0.17754
.1
Sweden
2 Microsoft Corporation Executable 533465318c45dcaf
89e5800ef643c074
06389905
b41e32e2b0907aad
8557bc4fa8c9d256
No 10.0.17755
.1
(WinBuild.
160101.080
0)
10.0.17755
.1
Japan
3 Microsoft Corporation Executable 08052f9258724718
0835b8ad13ddd79b
33587864
d18fa3530aa4124a
9d64f97162b1e3df
No 5.2.3790.1
830
(srv03_sp1
_rtm.05032
4-1447)
5.2.3790.1
830
10.224.25.96/32
4 Microsoft Corporation Executable 5f19a666a5eafb43
d99e7ed75e8089ab
d21efae6
2ce7a052f07f5ad2
9121a83c29825ff2
No 10.0.17738
.1000
(WinBuild.
160101.080
0)
10.0.17738
.1000
Japan
Display 4 items per page
  • 4 items per page
  • 8 items per page
  • 16 items per page
  • 32 items per page
 
Exclusive Offer
Get Free Endpoint Protection
Get Advanced
Endpoint
Protection

Award-Winning Security to Protect Your Clients from Cyber Attacks

Comodo Internet Security Pro

Antivirus Protection protection from hackers! Get the ultimate Antivirus solution to keep your PC clean and to remove viruses from a slow or infected PC. Improve the PC performance at home or use it on-the-go!

Get Comodo Internet Security Comodo Internet Security