How to Remove “rotatelogs.exe”

rotatelogs.exe is a legitimate file. This process is known as Rotatelogs Utility. It belongs to Apache HTTP Server application and developed by Apache Software Foundation. It is commonly stored in C:\Program Files by default. Malware programmers write malicious programs and name it as rotatelogs.exe to spread virus on the internet.

Affected Platform: Windows OS

How to check if your computer is infected with rotatelogs.exe malware?

If your system is affected by rotatelogs.exe malware, you will notice one or several of the following symptoms:

  • Erratic internet connection
  • rotatelogs.exe takes extra CPU storage
  • System performance slows down significantly
  • Browser is automatically redirected to some irrelevant websites 
  • Browser is flooded with frequent popup ads
  • System screen freezes repeatedly
  • Other malware infiltrate into the system

To further establish the malware infection, take the following steps:

  • Go to Task Manager by pressing the combination of keys CTRL+ALT+DEL
  • Go to the process tab and right click on the rotatelogs.exe to open its location

If the file is located outside C:\Program Files, then it's likely that your system is affected with rotatelogs.exe.

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Malware Entries

First Seen: 26 November 2011 at 6:00 pm
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Malware
Name
Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
Malware Behavior
1 Apache Software Foundation Executable 3b11ca5997659e4a
f396346e15d77d58
64ea5bd9
ab533bea776cce00
e2b4ac6b908d54fc
Virus.Win32.
Parite.gen
No 2.2.8 2.2.8 Thailand N/A
2 Apache Software Foundation Executable ca3aab709572106f
adebe4c3489acbbc
3c01e20a
893ee4c853f3ed1a
9f038529b153638e
Worm.Win32.M
abezat.b3
No 2.2.11 2.2.11 146.251.147.78/32 N/A
3 Apache Software Foundation Executable 2d9513c8c8443816
068243aecbaec401
d5f0ac13
2bb7f626b4470e7e
4b6cfe5d7cd04e91
TrojWare.Win
32.Patched.Q
No 2.2.6 2.2.6 177.106.104.81/32 N/A
4 Apache Software Foundation Executable abd0cd80a0d572cf
e9a7d6b406854884
8f9ec0db
1dfb9448a9b07738
911862ac202e8bb5
Virus.Win32.
Virut.CE
No 2.4.25 2.4.25 Vietnam N/A
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Safe Entries

First Seen: 04 July 2008 at 8:09 am
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
1 Apache Software Foundation Executable 5650b562c44faf3e
671ea29b833db7ad
f7ddc968
79444d620396021c
f0a29d393ad3532a
No 2.0.59 2.0.59 Internal Submission
2 Apache Software Foundation Executable aabdf56c5afd8c64
b8271fbaae6d2b5c
3149c5bc
6ec4ff6400b25fb2
809c78529196f3c2
No 2.2.14 2.2.14 Internal Submission
3 Apache Software Foundation Executable f075acc3f2652972
c202a60de12308f1
91a6b594
592e6a927ec97c7f
eaa920b6c01144f9
No 2.0.55 2.0.55 United States
4 Apache Software Foundation Executable 139801181aa1f81e
2088de5c618629ef
7ebb87a4
aabbb500f786c6cd
fa9b80e62294d353
No 2.2.17 2.2.17 United States
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