How to Remove “awrem32.exe”

What is awrem32.exe?

awrem32.exe is a legitimate process file popularly known as PCAnywhere Remote Control Module. It is associated with ASymantec PCAnywhere developed by Symantec. It is located in C:\Program Files by default.

Malware programmers write virus files with malicious scripts and save them as awrem32.exe with an intention to spread virus on the internet.

Affected Platforms: Windows OS

How to determine if your computer is infected with awrem32.exe malware?

Look out for the these symptoms to check if your PC is infected with awrem32.exe malware:

  • Unstable internet connection
  • awrem32.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 awrem32.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:\Program Files perform an antivirus scan to get rid of the malware.

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

Step 8: Comodo Antivirus will remove awrem32.exe malware from your computer including all other malwares!
 

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Malware Entries

First Seen: 30 July 2009 at 3:03 am
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Malware
Name
Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
Malware Behavior
1 Symantec Corporation Executable 36cbfc593fdd568a
045e85168b9f53f1
fcd84754
be704b4422c0f882
6fb2e721840ef7bb
Win32.Jeefo.
A
No 12.0.0.123 12.0 United States N/A
2 N/A Executable c5b41abf6dd52f73
ae9877f2b1e84ca5
057d75c4
884e3d05b3dec31d
c47a800112b2e504
Virus.Win32.
Virut.CE
No N/A N/A Philippines N/A
3 Symantec Corporation Executable a65d0b7ac5da8434
cfcd79376c738e26
b37761a5
eaadf4091dc84e3e
49a6962784d4a53a
Virus.Win32.
Parite.gen
No 11.5.0.121 11.5 United States N/A
4 Symantec Corporation Executable 789cd0f3e4491776
378ce0709c4caac9
d513c290
b1f0aa987b4c1da2
1744252f387cf935
Virus.Win32.
Virut.Ce
No 12.0.0.123 12.0 United Kingdom N/A
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Safe Entries

First Seen: 08 February 2009 at 11:29 pm
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
1 Symantec Corporation Executable 7b3a685b2fe5a86f
74bf38e3e0ed473a
2393aed5
be426f27ed377d2b
d67c941e519c17f6
Yes 12.5.0.265 12.5 Internal Submission
2 Symantec Corporation Executable b0cd4a4df4b7d291
5450bfd05e3131a0
7c8e6a0a
2571381c4b96a31e
ad456d36fd32c0ce
Yes 12.5.0.442 12.5 United States
3 Symantec Corporation Executable fc17b9a3066f763c
2353bf3516314374
129692a8
9222ec5d2333bf5e
82be9696a7957a1c
Yes 12.5.1.514 12.5 Internal Submission
4 Symantec Corporation Executable 524e02cd5f484984
26ae02eb909944a3
49b3508b
918e3361622fc907
c946dd43add7bf39
No 10.0.0.354 10.0 Internal Submission
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