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: 17 July 2017 at 2:42 am
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Malware
Name
Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
Malware Behavior
1 Microsoft Corporation Executable b3252e6f109585a1
72616e5f6fd45ca7
a1554ba4
87e7fd743a656c1e
68bcb2010b2773e2
Virus.Win32.
Virut.CE
No 6.1.7600.1
6385
(win7_rtm.
090713-125
5)
6.1.7600.1
6385
Vietnam N/A
2 Корпорация Майкрософт Executable 89acfe11120f9301
27ca84a9e4389a7f
76ab2593
355adf04bdaaef92
c4cf42529c50588d
Virus.Win32.
Virut.Ce
No 5.1.2600.5
512
(xpsp.0804
13-2105)
5.1.2600.5
512
Russian Federation N/A
3 Microsoft Corporation Executable c1fdf30cd0fbf2db
9bc50166a20d1b39
32d7e84d
642a378b04157696
d09f642c5059550e
Virus.Win32.
Virut.CE
No 6.1.7600.1
6385
(win7_rtm.
090713-125
5)
6.1.7600.1
6385
197.210.29.161/32 N/A
4 Корпорация Майкрософт Executable dc1891cf75d80877
61b071e648573b17
2410a5b8
6046e108e44746ae
90b9e0ab1bb40724
Virus.Win32.
Virut.Ce
No 5.1.2600.5
512
(xpsp.0804
13-2105)
5.1.2600.5
512
Russian Federation 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 029baa93eab63a77
27b16c2b9df053c7
300871d9
e809fe8990a4f60f
6ea4570de3882e62
No 4.00 4.00 198.20.167.84/32
2 Microsoft Corporation Executable 644b6b89ffe65017
1480431aa82980d4
380ead73
45cc061d9581e52f
008e90e81da2cfd9
No 5.1.2600.5
512
(xpsp.0804
13-2105)
5.1.2600.5
512
United States
3 Microsoft Corporation Executable f1a6e1f522426fac
d574f33842735a77
93b02be6
2256bc9746d7d020
dd98f19cdf0cd43a
No 6.3.9600.1
7415
(winblue_r
4.141028-1
500)
6.3.9600.1
7415
41.79.197.24/32
4 Microsoft Corporation Executable 644b6b89ffe65017
1480431aa82980d4
380ead73
45cc061d9581e52f
008e90e81da2cfd9
No 5.1.2600.5
512
(xpsp.0804
13-2105)
5.1.2600.5
512
10.100.19.179/32
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