How to Remove “cacls.exe”

What is Cacls.exe?

cacls.exe (control access control list) is a Windows utility file; this executable file is used for giving permission to particular objects like files or folders. It was mainly used in Windows NT and Windows NT 3.5 Operating Systems. Because Windows NT series OS are obsolete, cacls.exe file is now a depreciated command line editor. It is a Windows core file and is located in c:\windows by default. Malware programers write malicious programs and use the name cacl.exe to spread viruses via internet.

Affected Platform: Windows OS

How to find if your computer is affected by cacls.exe malware?

First thing you should do to check the legitimacy of cacls.exe is by checking its location in your computer.

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

Step 2: Right click on cacls.exe to check the file location. if it is located at a different address than that of c:/windows, it's most likely a malware and should be immediately removed using an antivirus software.

How to remove the cacls.exe file from system using Comodo Free Antivirus?

Step l: Download our 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 the cacls.exe virus from your computer including all other malwares!

 

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Malware Entries

First Seen: 26 April 2018 at 11:53 pm
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Malware
Name
Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
Malware Behavior
1 Microsoft Corporation Executable bb0d89b9d1064d7a
a8146a5b2090fde2
fd4a6563
cd517ad1221d3ace
a8bfcefd95df4e15
Virus.Win32.
Virut.CE
No 6.1.7600.1
6385
(win7_rtm.
090713-125
5)
6.1.7600.1
6385
Syrian Arab Republic N/A
2 Корпорация Майкрософт Executable dc30b94aff482606
bbb7cbbcd4d3c43b
404aa275
31927dadba0927a6
4e17cf132fcdcd85
Virus.Win32.
Virut.CE
No 5.1.2600.5
512
(xpsp.0804
13-2105)
5.1.2600.5
512
Russian Federation N/A
3 Корпорация Майкрософт Executable 5fd2217ffeb66a1e
5f915cde052d9964
f2790a0c
01aaf51478fb435a
1dddcf7fda5e9a55
Virus.Win32.
Sality.gen
No 5.1.2600.5
512
(xpsp.0804
13-2105)
5.1.2600.5
512
Ukraine N/A
4 Microsoft Corporation Executable 9f6b562aa051af5e
97e47b0ad87c191b
9af37f91
da35da82feec7e55
4d3bc0d354edc84a
Virus.Win32.
Virut.CE
No 6.1.7600.1
6385
(win7_rtm.
090713-125
5)
6.1.7600.1
6385
104.129.18.139/32 N/A
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Safe Entries

First Seen: 18 September 2008 at 12:04 pm
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
1 Microsoft Corporation Executable b07218297030dfdc
a1529f395d2de615
490d8439
fb936e1c078e8752
f11b9ec97e49ed11
No 10.0.17754
.1
(WinBuild.
160101.080
0)
10.0.17754
.1
Sweden
2 Microsoft Corporation Executable dd385158fa73c9f6
6aa1c7033e989618
f4c1d828
ca93374fe3f49053
05259ed3ca220f2b
No 4.00 4.00 United States
3 Microsoft Corporation Executable 2b75efb38e36c782
19bacd62b0e760e3
478b81ba
771152019a794c82
62d30d9bb529ae7a
No 10.0.17738
.1000
(WinBuild.
160101.080
0)
10.0.17738
.1000
Poland
4 ReactOS Development Team Executable 67bb220500d48514
960cc3e9065da3e5
3f766d77
2fd52190a8f60c0f
065ec81493bad4f8
No 0.4.9 0.4.9 10.108.51.116/32
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