How to Remove “xcacls.exe”

What is xcacls.exe?

xcacls.exe is a legitimate file process developed by Microsoft Corporation. This process is known as xcacls.exe and it belongs to Windows Operating System. You can locate the file in C:\Windows. The virus is created by malware authors and is named after xcacls.exe file.

Affected Platform: Windows OS

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

Keep an eye for the following symptoms to check if your PC is infected with xcacls.exe malware:

  • Unstable internet connection
  • Browser redirects to unwanted websites
  • PC performance slows down
  • Browser is bombarded with hordes of popup ads
  • System screen freezes repeatedly

If you find any of the above mentioned symptoms, take the following steps to be sure about the malware infection:

  1. Press CTRL+ALT+DEL keys to open Task Manager.
  2. Go to the process tab and right-click on the xcacls.exe file and open its location.

If the file is located outside C:\Windows, then you should take measures to get rid of the malware.

How to remove xcacls.exe malware from system with Comodo Cleaning Essentials?

Comodo Cleaning Essentials (CCE) incorporates antivirus software with unique features like auto-sandboxing to identify and obstruct every suspicious process running on an endpoint with a single click. To remove xcacls.exe malware using CCE, follow the steps mentioned below:

Step 1: Download the CCE suite.

Step 2: To start the application, double-click on the CCE.exe file.

Step 3: It then probes the antivirus to initiate a full system scan to identify and remove any existing malicious files.

Step 4: If threats are found during the scanning, you will be prompted with an alert screen.

Step 5: Comodo Cleaning Essentials will remove xcacls.exe malware from your computer including all other malwares!

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Malware Entries

First Seen: 29 July 2009 at 3:21 pm
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Malware
Name
Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
Malware Behavior
1 N/A Executable fa88cea17dd24eb4
c0e0fbe051959a66
40b6694c
cf293095daf4f821
7f8a4d135fdbf411
Virus.Win32.
Ramnit.A
No N/A N/A Portugal N/A
2 Microsoft Corporation Executable 421e8460f723ea9e
e42b2d86ad9f02ec
e2ac8246
6ccd0f6d8947a027
46baea69b266c508
Virus.Win32.
Sality.gen
No 5.2.3631.0
built by:
lab03_dev(
a-sgarde)
5.2.3631.0 Internal Submission N/A
3 Microsoft Corporation Executable de0f30fc82a85aaf
3497813346ec60f3
6f4b9194
ccc99d68e2ff18d8
01fad058de5c46ed
Virus.Win32.
Sality.gen
No 5.2.3631.0
built by:
lab03_dev(
a-sgarde)
5.2.3631.0 Czech Republic N/A
4 Microsoft Corporation Executable d1bce4d2e49c03c8
f6cae1d496931d6b
e42ce529
adb1a49cd1c1bf71
6c2601b32acb6cf7
Virus.Win32.
Parite.gen
No 5.2.3631.0
built by:
lab03_dev(
a-sgarde)
5.2.3631.0 Internal Submission N/A
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Safe Entries

First Seen: 29 August 2008 at 4:15 pm
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
1 N/A Non-executable 80e8eb3fc090770b
568aa5cbfdd5d4ac
1a355ad6
f442f354de474282
4eb10afb9df81615
No N/A N/A 10.100.19.9/32
2 Microsoft Corporation Executable d4df10edb0b13737
6cee24fce9b3799d
5fd14847
e5baf363a8629edb
9977f4b0f4e572ba
No 5.2.3718.0
(dnsrv.021
114-1947)
5.2.3718.0 Internal Submission
3 Microsoft Corporation Executable acb97223f909ab20
dd0b0e655a8869e7
8b056d2b
78fd41a1e1d2cf1c
7657cf80bdde1164
No 5.2.3631.0
built by:
lab03_dev(
a-sgarde)
5.2.3631.0 10.100.19.9/32
4 Microsoft Corporation Executable acb97223f909ab20
dd0b0e655a8869e7
8b056d2b
78fd41a1e1d2cf1c
7657cf80bdde1164
No 5.2.3631.0
built by:
lab03_dev(
a-sgarde)
5.2.3631.0 United States
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