Aluc Service Information

The program Aluc Service is said to be part of an Acer updater program (ALU). If you have installed the program and it is now running on the computer, the existence of this file just serves to confirm that.

The executable format of Aluc.exe. With the use of registry entries and other scripts that request its execution, the file may run instantaneously when Windows starts up. Please keep in mind that Aluc.exe is a sort of executable file that can be maliciously modified by cybercriminals, posted to various file servers, and masquerade as an actual application.

File/Program Information
Name: Aluc Service
Filename: Aluc.exe
Summary: Aluc Service may disguise itself as a valid file by pretending to be part of the Acer updater program. The malicious file can be downloaded and installed on the computer through pirated applications, serial key generators, and fake software updates.
File Location: %WinDir% – This is a Windows installation folder.
Execution: This file is run automatically through Run, RunOnce, RunServices, or Windows Registry commands.

Deleting Aluc.exe

A security program like anti-virus and anti-malware may identify Aluc.exe as malicious if this happens, which raises the chance that it did not originate from a trustworthy or authorized source. Therefore, getting rid of Aluc Service is advised to stop it from doing anything bad to the computer.

It takes more than just finding the file and typing “Delete” to get rid of Aluc Service from your computer. To ensure that it genuinely belongs to a virus or malware, you must first execute some tests. To start handling Aluc Service in the proper way, please read the remaining steps.

How to remove Aluc Service

The three approaches listed below make up the procedures. It is advised that you utilize the first way since there are some circumstances in which you can remove Aluc Service by just running the virus scan, which will find and automatically delete the Aluc.exe file. If the first step fails to remove Aluc Service successfully, move on to the following instruction.

  • Combo Cleaner for Windows
    This software combines both antivirus and system optimization features. The special method it uses to combat computer viruses and maintaining the health of the system is the selling point of this program.
  • Windows Defender/Windows Security (Windows 8 and 10/11)
    This built-in security software for Windows provides the latest antivirus protection. Because the program is integrated in the system, it runs immediately and begins protecting the computer the moment that Windows starts.
  • Microsoft Security Essentials (Windows 7 and Vista)
    Users of Microsoft Windows Vista or older versions can freely scan the computer for viruses and malware using this efficient security application.

The virus scan should be run in full mode. This is the best method to detect Aluc Service or any relevant viruses from the computer. We also suggest running a full scan after disabling the System Restore to avoid reinstating the virus just in case that this feature is compromised.

Procedures

The instructions for removing Aluc Service will require the computer to restart and run in Safe Mode; as such, you may not be able to access this guide during the process. We recommend Printing this procedure or viewing this page on another device.

1. Before running any virus scan, please make sure to disable System Restore on your Windows system.

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2. Next, we need to start Windows in Safe Mode with Networking. This will prevent the malicious code from running.

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3. After booting up the computer in Safe Mode with Networking, please download and scan the computer with the recommended anti-virus program as stated above.

CC for Windows Start Scan

4. There is no harm in checking the computer with multiple virus scanners to ensure that Aluc Service is completely eliminated.

Manually deleting Aluc Service

A manual removal is advised for a thorough computer cleansing if virus scanners determine that Aluc.exe is a malicious file and you are unable to delete it entirely. Please adhere to these guidelines.

Using Add/Remove Program of Windows

1. On your keyboard, please press Windows Key + R button.

2. The Run dialog box will appear; please type appwiz.cpl.

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3. Programs and Features window will open. Look for the program that is associated with Aluc Service.

4. Select the program, and then click the Uninstall button to remove it from the computer.

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Using Task Manager

1. On your keyboard, please press Ctrl + Alt + Del.

2. Once the Task Manager window is open, look for Aluc Service in the Processes tab and click on the End Task or End Process button.

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3. Next, go to the Startup tab and look for the Aluc Service entry.

4. Right-click on the Aluc Service from the list, and then click the Disable button.

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5. On the same window, right-click on the same item and click Properties from the drop-down list.

6. Under the General tab, take note of the location of the Aluc Service.

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7. Using Windows Explorer or File Explorer, navigate to the location and delete the file.

If deleting is impossible, please restart the computer in Safe Mode, and execute the removal from there.

Disclaimer

Executing the procedures requires the alteration or deletion of files, folders, and Windows registries. If you are not comfortable or do not have adequate knowledge to perform such a task, we highly suggest contacting an expert in this field. Accidental deletions or changes to vital files may result in system crashes and render the computer inoperable. Malwarefixes.com will not be held responsible if changes applied to the computer result in system failure.

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