How to remove the AppthgildeM virus

Most antivirus programs identify AppthgildeM.exe as malware—for example Kaspersky identifies it as Trojan-Dropper.Win32.Agent.sbfz, and Symantec identifies it as Trojan.Gen.2.

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AppthgildeM.exe file information

More precise details about what the AppthgildeM.exe process belongs to are not available. This is partly because the author is not identified.

Description: AppthgildeM.exe is not essential for Windows and will often cause problems. AppthgildeM.exe is located in a subfolder of "C:\Program Files". Known file sizes on Windows 10/8/7/XP are 432,640 bytes (33% of all occurrences), 538,112 bytes or 508,416 bytes. 
The program has no file description. The program is not visible. The AppthgildeM.exe file is not a Windows system file. Therefore the technical security rating is 89% dangerous.

Recommended: Identify AppthgildeM.exe related errors

Important: You should check the AppthgildeM.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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Best practices for resolving AppthgildeM issues

The following programs have also been shown useful for a deeper analysis: Security Task Manager examines the active AppthgildeM process on your computer and clearly tells you what it is doing. Malwarebytes' well-known anti-malware tool tells you if the AppthgildeM.exe on your computer displays annoying ads, slowing it down. This type of unwanted adware program is not considered by some antivirus software to be a virus and is therefore not marked for cleanup.

A clean and tidy computer is the key requirement for avoiding PC trouble. This means running a scan for malware, cleaning your hard drive using cleanmgr and sfc /scannow, uninstalling programs that you no longer need, checking for Autostart programs (using msconfig) and enabling Windows' Automatic Update. Always remember to perform periodic backups, or at least to set restore points.

Should you experience an actual problem, try to recall the last thing you did, or the last thing you installed before the problem appeared for the first time. Use the resmon command to identify the processes that are causing your problem. Even for serious problems, rather than reinstalling Windows, you are better off repairing of your installation or, for Windows 8 and later versions, executing the DISM.exe /Online /Cleanup-image /Restorehealth command. This allows you to repair the operating system without losing data.

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