Recently my laptop was infected whit some virus, after removing these viruses by Symantec, I encountered an Atieclxx.exe error: atieclxx.exe access denied. Every time I startup my laptop, I get the Atieclxx.exe errors continuously, atieclxx.exe error drives me crazy, my laptop is Toshiba and runs windows 7, I also find two processes called atieclxx.exe and atiesrxx.exe are running, both of them without any users or a description, is atieclxx.exe safe file on my laptop or is atieclxx.exe a virus? How to remove atieclxx.exe virus? Thanks!!
Atieclxx.exe located on C:\Windows\System32 and it is part of ATi Graphic card drivers. It is a hidden and system protected file.
Details of Atieclxx.exe:
File description: AMD external event s client module
Product name: AMD external events
Please be alert as many viruses/spywares/Trojans may also be named to resemble ‘legit’ running processes that fool you by using the same name atieclxx.exe.
The following step-by-step guide will help you to fix atieclxx.exe error:
A2: Reboot your computer and select safe mode;
B: Click on Start->Settings->Control Panel->Administrative Tools.
C: Double-click Services;
D: Find out ATi External Event Utility Service item.
E: Right-click on ATi External Event Utility Service then select Properties;
F: Select General tab and then set Startup type as Disabled;
G: Click Apply and then click Ok;
H: Restart your computer.
Hope the above steps will work for you. If you fail to fix the atieclxx.exe errors by following the above guide, your pc may be infected by some unknown viruses/spywares/Trojans
How to get rid of Atieclxx.exe virus/spyware/Trojan/worms automatically?
You will need to download and burn into CDROM several programs on clean PC or copy them to USB Disk to remove virus. Here is the instruction:
Step A: copy the below programs to USB disk (you can use an MP3 player) or Burn them to CD:
- Avast Pro Antispyware software(free of charge) .Please download with this Download Link.
You might want to download BitDefender Anti-Virus as alternate scanners.
Step B: Restart your computer. At this point you need to gently Press the F8 key repeatedly when you find the startup menu, Select the option “ Safe Mode with Networking” by using the arrow key, then press Enter key on your keyboard , and your computer will start into Windows Safe Mode.
Step C: Now you need to install Avast Pro Antispyware on your computer, When the program is installed， your need update its database to the latest, then reboot your computer to make the program fully functional, Go Step B to reboot your computer into Safe Mode and do a complete scan for your computer .
(1)In case you have some problems running Avast Pro Antispyware, you may rename the downloaded file name to explorer.exe or iexplore.exe. After that double click the download file and follow the install steps.
(2) Please make file extension show before renaming download file.
Step D: After finish the full scan, click "Show Results" and be sure that the important data aren’t removed and infected. Select or ignore the scan result and click "Remove Selected" button to get rid of the virus and malwares. Avast Pro Antispyware will give you a report to indicate all operations for this scan. It can be saved as you want. Restart your computer and the Avast Pro Antispyware will get rid of all virus or malwares which are detected before.
Step E: How to erase bad registry? Please install Wise PC Doctor– the best PC cleaner can easily fix your broken registry values and restore registry values.
Why Wise PC Doctor should be used?
As we all know, virus, Trojans and Malwares make the computer breakdown by destroying and modifying the registry values so that the computer will not run normally.
After the virus, Trojans and Malwares are removed, the registry remains to be destroyed or modified, therefore the computer’s system still has some problems. That’s why you really need to fix the registry. Furthermore, some virus, Malwares and Trojans leave many dll data in the registry and this may cause damaged DLL errors and also have an effect on the computer’s system performance.
In any other case Uninstall or install software may make your registry database fragmented, with corrupted, harmful and obsolete files. Do a complete scan for your computer by Wise PC Doctor at this moment.
Step F: Run Wise PC Doctor to repair your computer:
1. Install Wise PC Doctor.
2. Click "One-Click Fix", do a complete scan for your computer.
3. Click “Repair All” then fix all detected problems.