How to Remove “styexe.exe”

What is styexe.exe?

styexe.exe is a legitimate file. This process is known as AutoCAD Component. It belongs to AutoCAD and was developed by Autodesk, Inc. It is commonly stored in C:\Program Files. Malware programmers or cybercriminals write different types of malicious programs and name them as styexe.exe to spread virus.

Affected Platform: Windows OS

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

Each malware is different and causes unique problems to the system. You will notice one or several of the following symptoms if your system is infected with styexe.exe malware:

  • Internet connection fluctuates
  • styexe.exe file is taking more of your CPU memory 
  • System performance is very low
  • Browser is redirected to some strange websites
  • Interference of annoying popup ads
  • Other malwares 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 styexe.exe and open the file location

If the file is located outside C:\Program Files, then it is likely that the system is affected with styexe.exe malware.

How to remove styexe.exe malware from system using Comodo Antivirus?

Ideally, replacing the existing styexe.exe file on your computer with a different version procured from the internet is advisable. To remove the file using Comodo's trusted and effective antivirus software, follow the steps below:

Step 1: Download the 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 styexe.exe malware from your computer including all other malwares!

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Malware Entries

First Seen: 20 February 2012 at 10:47 am
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Malware
Name
Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
Malware Behavior
1 Autodesk, Inc. Executable 65084017d1acfb88
ddd20e04f1c6daef
df5fed18
550304659ee853ad
b51b826223579824
Virus.Win32.
Sality.gen
No 9.0.54.0 9.0.54.0 India N/A
2 Autodesk, Inc. Executable e41519005244e2ed
1ad7f997cf4f60e9
7f0dc36f
6d8fac8a648210f5
832941caa5a5352c
Virus.Win32.
Sality.gen
No 18.1.49.0.
0
18.1.49.0.
0
Brazil N/A
3 Autodesk, Inc. Executable fd1289a7d7715eaf
54697c6efb441baf
bfe42c97
5cfb1fae8d3ec44a
e93b04b4a72e13e6
EmailWorm.Wi
n32.Runonce.
~v001
Yes 17.2.56.0 17.2.56.0 Ghana N/A
4 Autodesk, Inc. Executable ebb2398336d2e6de
bf499b1352833f33
9d53f292
c8c8bad3b6289b62
9625f67d74a8b7cd
Virus.Win32.
Virut.Ce
No 18.0.55.0.
0
18.0.55.0.
0
India N/A
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Safe Entries

First Seen: 04 June 2008 at 6:10 am
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
1 N/A Executable 4bfd18ccf90dd112
312cc9d1a9ad179c
e0484a31
384597b4a564e977
746f87e708dde20b
Yes N/A N/A United States
2 Autodesk, Inc. Executable e063c37588d11516
ba471d2dcd871ed9
3b658e8d
223f4e1412cfeabe
f437165c2280918e
No 8.0.16.93 8.0.16.93 10.100.130.251/32
3 Autodesk, Inc. Executable 91ecb21f27558822
0476e3fa01b61410
fc492e62
2b368938990fdefd
ae7f32eee2ade7bf
No 8.0.16.86 8.0.16.86 Russian Federation
4 Autodesk, Inc. Executable 62dce303d9c52a9f
255567875b05e827
28d8e312
0bb0945fc5a9dd00
9690a83e89422ced
Yes 22.0.49.0.
0
22.0.49.0.
0
United States
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