What is a.exe?

a.exe is part of ELECTROENDOSMOSIS6 and developed by MESSES9 according to the a.exe version information.

a.exe's description is "TICKLETONGUED10"

a.exe is usually located in the 'c:\downloads\' folder.

Some of the anti-virus scanners at VirusTotal detected a.exe.

If you have additional information about the file, please share it with the FreeFixer users by posting a comment at the bottom of this page.

Vendor and version information [?]

The following is the available information on a.exe:

Company nameMESSES9
File descriptionTICKLETONGUED10
Internal nameTEXTBOOKS8
Original filenameTEXTBOOKS8.exe
Product version1.01.0009
File version1.01.0009

Here's a screenshot of the file properties when displayed by Windows Explorer:

Company nameMESSES9
File descriptionTICKLETONGUED10
Internal nameTEXTBOOKS8
Original filenameTEXTBOOKS8.exe
Product version1.01.0009
File version1.01.0009

Digital signatures [?]

The verification of a.exe's digital signature failed.

Signer namePioneer.com
Certificate issuer namePioneer.com
Certificate serial number01

VirusTotal report

37 of the 68 anti-virus programs at VirusTotal detected the a.exe file. That's a 54% detection rate.

ScannerDetection Name
Acronis suspicious
Ad-Aware Trojan.GenericKD.41010794
AhnLab-V3 Win-Trojan/VBKrypt.RP06
ALYac Trojan.GenericKD.41010794
Arcabit Trojan.Generic.D271C66A
Avast FileRepMalware
AVG FileRepMalware
BitDefender Trojan.GenericKD.41010794
Comodo Malware@#8mz35s5hz8py
CrowdStrike malicious_confidence_100% (W)
Cybereason malicious.df0799
Cylance Unsafe
Cyren W32/VBKrypt.LM.gen!Eldorado
eGambit Unsafe.AI_Score_50%
Emsisoft Trojan.GenericKD.41010794 (B)
Endgame malicious (high confidence)
ESET-NOD32 a variant of Win32/Injector.EDOV
F-Prot W32/VBKrypt.LM.gen!Eldorado
Fortinet W32/GenKryptik.CZMP!tr
GData Trojan.GenericKD.41010794
Ikarus Trojan.Crypt.Malcert
Invincea heuristic
K7AntiVirus Trojan ( 00547a801 )
K7GW Trojan ( 00547a801 )
Kaspersky Trojan.Win32.VBKryjetor.bmoo
McAfee RDN/Generic.hbg
McAfee-GW-Edition RDN/Generic.hbg
Microsoft VirTool:Win32/VBInject.ACB!bit
MicroWorld-eScan Trojan.GenericKD.41010794
Panda Trj/Genetic.gen
Qihoo-360 HEUR/QVM03.0.351F.Malware.Gen
Sophos Mal/FareitVB-N
Symantec Downloader
Trapmine malicious.high.ml.score
TrendMicro TROJ_FRS.0NZ900BE19
TrendMicro-HouseCall TROJ_FRS.0NZ900BE19
ZoneAlarm Trojan.Win32.VBKryjetor.bmoo
37 of the 68 anti-virus programs detected the a.exe file.

a.exe removal instructions

The instructions below shows how to remove a.exe with help from the FreeFixer removal tool. Basically, you install FreeFixer, scan your computer, check the a.exe file for removal, restart your computer and scan it again to verify that a.exe has been successfully removed. Here are the removal instructions in more detail:

  1. Download and install FreeFixer: http://www.freefixer.com/download.html
  2. Start FreeFixer and press the Start Scan button. The scan will finish in approximately five minutes.
    Screenshot of Start Scan button
  3. When the scan is finished, locate a.exe in the scan result and tick the checkbox next to the a.exe file. Do not check any other file for removal unless you are 100% sure you want to delete it. Tip: Press CTRL-F to open up FreeFixer's search dialog to quickly locate a.exe in the scan result.
    Red arrow point on the unwanted file
  4. Scroll down to the bottom of the scan result and press the Fix button. FreeFixer will now delete the a.exe file.
    Screenshot of Fix button
  5. Restart your computer.
  6. Start FreeFixer and scan your computer again. If a.exe still remains in the scan result, proceed with the next step. If a.exe is gone from the scan result you're done.
  7. If a.exe still remains in the scan result, check its checkbox again in the scan result and click Fix.
  8. Restart your computer.
  9. Start FreeFixer and scan your computer again. Verify that a.exe no longer appear in the scan result.
Please select the option that best describe your thoughts on the removal instructions given above

Free Questionnaires

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Hashes [?]


Error Messages

These are some of the error messages that can appear related to a.exe:

a.exe has encountered a problem and needs to close. We are sorry for the inconvenience.

a.exe - Application Error. The instruction at "0xXXXXXXXX" referenced memory at "0xXXXXXXXX". The memory could not be "read/written". Click on OK to terminate the program.

TICKLETONGUED10 has stopped working.

End Program - a.exe. This program is not responding.

a.exe is not a valid Win32 application.

a.exe - Application Error. The application failed to initialize properly (0xXXXXXXXX). Click OK to terminate the application.

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