How to remove the Abel virus
Most antivirus programs identify Abel.exe as malware, e.g. Sophos identifies it as Cain n Abel, and Avast identifies it as Win32:Trojan-gen.
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Abel.exe file information
Description: Abel.exe is located in a subfolder of "C:\Program Files" or sometimes in the folder C:\Windows or in a subfolder of C:\ or in a subfolder of "C:\Documents and Settings".
Known file sizes on Windows 7/XP are 27,648 bytes (54% of all occurrences), 26,112 bytes, 27,136 bytes or 90,112 bytes.
Abel.exe is a file without information about the developer of this file. The program has no visible window. It is not a Windows core file. You can uninstall this program in the control panel. Abel.exe is able to manipulate other programs and monitor applications. Therefore the technical security rating is 46% dangerous, however also read the users reviews.
You could uninstall the software Cain & Abel or LEARN Microsoft® Word xp using the "Add or Remove Programs" function of Windows Control Panel (Windows: Start, Settings, Control Panel, Add or Remove Programs).
Recommended: Identify Abel.exe related errors
Important: Some malware camouflages itself as Abel.exe, particularly when located in the c:\windows or c:\windows\system32 folder. Therefore, you should check the Abel.exe process on your PC to see if it is a threat. We recommend Security Task Manager for verifying your computer's security. This was one of the Top Download Picks of The Washington Post and PC World.
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