How to Remove “SMASH.EXE”

What is SMASH.EXE?

SMASH.EXE is a legitimate executable file developed by SoftMaker Software GmbH. This process is known as Smash and it belongs to Smash. It is commonly stored in C:\Program Files. Cybercriminals find a way out to mimic malicious programs in the name of SMASH.EXE to spread malware infection.

Affected Platform: Windows OS

How to detect whether your system is affected by SMASH.EXE ?

Viruses can easily affect and corrupt “.exe” files causing several system malfunctions. Below are the symptoms to check if your system is infected with the malware:

  • Problem during computer start-up.
  • Problem during program start-up.
  • Errors while running specific functions.
  • Damaged and missing link files.
  • Conflict in the process.
  • Missing or corrupted driver files.
  • Invalid Windows registry.
  • Hardware malfunction.

To further establish the infection of malware, take the following steps:

  • Go to Task Manager by pressing the combination of keys CTRL+ALT+DEL.
  • Go to the process tab and right-click on the SMASH.EXE file and open its location.

If the file is located outside C:\Program Files, then you should perform an antivirus scan to get rid of the malware infection.

How does Comodo Antivirus help you to protect your system from SMASH.EXE malware?

Comodo Antivirus protects your system from malware attacks and also removes any existing infections. Following are the steps to effectively purge out the SMASH.EXE malware from your system.

Step 1: Download and install Comodo Antivirus.

Step 2: Installation configuration frames will be displayed. Select the configuration you would like to apply.

Step 3: Select Customize Configuration option and arrange installers, configuration, and file location.

Step 4: Restart your PC.

Step 5: Wait until the Comodo Internet Security updates the antivirus.

Step 6: Initiate a quick scan that instantly begins after the update.

Step 7: If the system is infected with SMASH.EXE malware or any other threats, you will be prompted with an alert screen upon scanning.

Step 8: Comodo Antivirus will remove SMASH.EXE malware from your computer including all other malwares!

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Malware Entries

First Seen: 13 October 2008 at 8:36 pm
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Malware
Name
Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
Malware Behavior
1 N/A Executable fe891c22f52e1a8b
07728ee44fdd2ecf
047522f5
c538c9b165c96631
c773abc8b633c154
TrojWare._MX No N/A N/A Internal Submission N/A
2 N/A Executable fe891c22f52e1a8b
07728ee44fdd2ecf
047522f5
c538c9b165c96631
c773abc8b633c154
TrojWare._MX No N/A N/A United States N/A
3 N/A Executable fe891c22f52e1a8b
07728ee44fdd2ecf
047522f5
c538c9b165c96631
c773abc8b633c154
TrojWare._MX No N/A N/A United Kingdom N/A
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Safe Entries

First Seen: 10 January 2009 at 11:34 am
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
1 SoftMaker Software GmbH Executable 3ffde9c2725c7567
f94b774831dfa86f
e6147d86
0d07390c2837fea1
f52faf7ba5b8495f
No 4.0 2010 10.224.1.29/32
2 SoftMaker Software GmbH Executable 1ee8f591c91db245
699db5713f8fad76
84568ace
172adef30f8e3cfc
e67421fc9cc1e7b7
No 4.0 2010 10.224.1.116/32
3 SoftMaker Software GmbH Executable 1ca8af53b161b80c
202e720ba5c70a25
623a040b
b7f49d5943172d07
3cb03f9695b0bd34
No 4.0 2010 10.224.1.116/32
4 SoftMaker Software GmbH Executable 1ca8af53b161b80c
202e720ba5c70a25
623a040b
b7f49d5943172d07
3cb03f9695b0bd34
No 4.0 2010 10.224.1.117/32
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