How to Remove “WMASF.DLL”

What is WMASF.DLL?

The file named WMASF.DLL is developed Microsoft Corporation. The file is used by the Windows Media services. The program is safeguarded against malware and Trojan attacks with timely security updates. Scan reports confirmed it to be safe. The file is part of the OS. The threat level of the program is 0.

WMASF.DLL is located in C:\Windows\System32\wmasf.dll. The total size of the file is 222 kilobytes as confirmed by available records. The version of the file found in the database is 10.00.00.4060. The program is a system process which is used by the Windows operating system and cannot be removed without causing performance issues.

Affected Platform: Windows XP, Vista, 7

How to check if your computer is infected with WMASF.DLL malware?

If your system is affected by WMASF.DLL malware, you will notice one or several of the symptoms below:

  • WMASF.DLL occupies an unusually large CPU memory
  • Erratic internet connection
  • Your browser is bombarded with annoying popup ads
  • Computer screen freezes
  • PC's processing speed suffers
  • You are redirected to unknown websites

To pinpoint the virus file location, take the following steps:

Step 1: Press CTRL+ALT+DEL keys at once to open Task Manager.

Step 2: If you notice the file located outside C:\Windows\System32\wmasf.dll, you should run an antivirus scan to get rid of the malware.

How to remove WMASF.DLL malware from system using Comodo Cleaning Essentials?

You can either choose to remove WMASF.DLL and other malwares using Comodo Antivirus, or Comodo Cleaning Essentials (CCE) – both of which are absolutely free to download! CCE is a set of computer security tools designed to help you identify and remove malwares and unsafe processes from an infected computer.

To remove malwares using CCE, take the following steps:

1. Check the system requirements and download the feature-rich CCE suite for free.

2. After installation, choose the type of scan you want to perform. CCE offers 3 scan options to get rid of malwares from a PC:

  • Smart Scan: Does a scan on critical areas of your system.
  • Full Scan: Does a complete scan of your system.
  • Custom Scan: Does a scan only on selected items.

The process to initiate the above mentioned scans are self-explanatory and thus, easy-to-use. 
Additionally, it's recommended that you approve of any updates that the CCE will prompt you about to ensure it does a better job of identifying all the latest threats.

3. Click 'Next' to view the results.

Regardless of the type of scan you choose, the results will sometimes show false positive (flagging files that are actually safe), which has to be ignored. Only select the files you want to get rid of.

4. Click 'Apply' to apply the selected operations to the threats. The selected operations will be applied.

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Malware Entries

First Seen: 25 November 2011 at 8:21 pm
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Malware
Name
Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
Malware Behavior
1 Microsoft Corporation Executable cf40e8a8d7638ec6
4ed70bb055795673
519ec4bf
115263dfe96103bb
377999a6df2bc6a0
Virus.Win32.
Ramnit.K
No 9.00.00.26
01 built
by: DMD
9.00.00.26
01
Vietnam N/A
2 Microsoft Corporation Executable 9e0fc4e416ceeff4
9948fe050f775aa0
8f0a4609
d65db6ce43849f55
e86210d9e4fd33ce
TrojWare.Win
32.Patched.S
M
No 11.0.5721.
5262
(WMP_11.09
0130-1421)
11.0.5721.
5262
Ukraine N/A
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Safe Entries

First Seen: 27 June 2008 at 5:03 pm
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
1 Microsoft Corporation Executable 20803d841cb57676
a0abd458662e8e63
6c115ad8
fd785697dff7ed42
456f852d86148df8
No 7.01.00.30
55
7.01.00.30
55
10.224.1.54/32
2 Microsoft Corporation Executable 071ab7ff94c16f19
c44ec667cf3c217b
e744cb20
ea89e530bb40f309
f112aefb8d182313
No 10.00.00.3
997
(srv03_sp2
_rtm.07021
6-1710)
10.00.00.3
997
10.224.25.45/32
3 Microsoft Corporation Executable df9a043f4db2b217
5a0bb30a967e28f3
1aa2bfc0
8145d7c7d9f51b11
f67d95e531295b0d
No 10.00.00.4
332 built
by:
dnsrv(bld4
act)
10.00.00.4
332
10.224.1.53/32
4 Microsoft Corporation Executable 37f931bfac263eb9
fb13d1930a8dbd99
3a82e8e2
c77a18954c448dd9
f87585247851501a
No 11.0.5721.
5262
(WMP_11.09
0130-1421)
11.0.5721.
5262
Internal Submission
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