How to Remove “autoconv.exe”

What is autoconv.exe?

autoconv.exe is a legitimate process file popularly known as Auto File System Conversion Utility. It belongs to Windows Oeprating 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 autoconv.exe with an intention to spread virus on the internet.

Affected Platforms: Windows OS

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

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

  • Unstable internet connection
  • autoconv.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 autoconv.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 autoconv.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 autoconv.exe malware from your computer including all other malwares!

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Malware Entries

First Seen: 03 December 2011 at 6:28 pm
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Malware
Name
Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
Malware Behavior
1 Microsoft Corporation Executable b5c0ed3443a49120
bc36234a8fae45e9
77e0a03b
ffa4690ad106843e
5b2cc1632ba1dc1f
Virus.Win32.
Sality.L
No 5.1.2600.2
180
(xpsp_sp2_
rtm.040803
-2158)
5.1.2600.2
180
Poland N/A
2 Microsoft Corporation Executable 907b836b0057602d
067e9233296da44c
b1afdd49
45433bd70976868f
fe8182069efbfa06
P2PWorm.Win3
2.Bacteraloh
.h
No 5.1.2600.5
512
(xpsp.0804
13-2111)
5.1.2600.5
512
United States N/A
3 N/A Executable 6a580ae0dadb488d
fe64865bb8e12f46
c9ee85cd
9531de3242d4bbae
1da027065cf16d27
Win32.Neshta
.A
No N/A N/A 181.66.169.99/32 N/A
4 Microsoft Corporation Executable 365bc1a0a08982ad
032e900c267fe90a
d9d8e0b5
2ba691f1e914b871
a7c669ac22b47f6b
Virus.Win32.
Sality.Q
No 5.1.2600.5
512
(xpsp.0804
13-2111)
5.1.2600.5
512
Poland N/A
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Safe Entries

First Seen: 06 July 2009 at 6:49 am
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
1 Microsoft Corporation Executable f0eeb0e6168faf4e
6be877099a083bc4
19d30276
6774827bc139e45d
68fac086977c8720
No 4.00 4.00 United States
2 Microsoft Corporation Executable 141b7d7c5a331942
77c0d6a436d968f4
353a0d85
472d0b4bb0f597f1
7d8b31a1ee79e2e4
No 10.0.15063
.502
(WinBuild.
160101.080
0)
10.0.15063
.502
United States
3 Microsoft Corporation Executable 482e52948449e4e9
82343ad1c982efe9
bee932b2
6231c0234c9e7b3d
cf458513cca32e53
No 5.1.2600.5
512
(xpsp.0804
13-2111)
5.1.2600.5
512
Internal Submission
4 Microsoft Corporation Executable 8d1e3d45a710eff4
2bc4f4be7a8778c7
4386fed4
faa6a5d074ccac5f
933e784cdbca596b
No 6.3.9600.1
6384
(winblue_r
tm.130821-
1623)
6.3.9600.1
6384
Romania
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