How to Remove “ASMonitor.exe”

What is ASMonitor.exe?

ASMonitor.exe is a legitimate file process developed by AOL. It is associated with software Active Security Monitor. You can locate the file in C:\Program Files. The virus is created by malware authors and are named them after ASMonitor.exe.

Affected Platform: Windows OS

How to check if your computer is infected with ASMonitor.exe malware?

Keep an eye for the following symptoms to check if your PC is infected with ASMonitor.exe malware:

  • Unstable internet connection
  • Browser redirects to unwanted websites
  • PC performance slows down
  • Browser is bombarded with hordes of popup ads
  • System screen freezes repeatedly

If you find any of the above mentioned symptoms, take the following steps to be sure about the malware infection:

1) Press CTRL+ALT+DEL keys to open Task Manager.

2) Go to the process tab and right-click on the ASMonitor.exe file and open its location.

If the file is located outside C:\Program Files, then you should take measures to get rid of the malware.

How to remove ASMonitor.exe malware from system with Comodo Cleaning Essentials?

Comodo Cleaning Essentials (CCE) incorporates antivirus software with unique features like auto-sandboxing to identify and obstruct every suspicious process running on an endpoint with a single click. To remove malwares using ASMonitor.exe, follow the steps mentioned below:

Step 1: Download the CCE suite.

Step 2: To start the application, double-click on the CCE.exe file.

Step 3: It then probes the antivirus to initiate a full system scan to identify and remove any existing malicious files.

Step 4: If threats are found during the scanning, you will be prompted with an alert screen.

Step 5: Comodo Cleaning Essentials will remove ASMonitor.exe malware from your computer including all other malwares!

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Malware Entries

First Seen: 11 September 2008 at 9:37 am
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Malware
No 3.0.0.1 3.0.0.0 United States N/A
2 N/A Executable 6b6c6db3978454df
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Unclassified
Malware
No 3.0.0.1 3.0.0.0 Mexico N/A
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Malware
No 3.0.0.1 3.0.0.0 Romania N/A
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Unclassified
Malware
No 3.0.0.1 3.0.0.0 Croatia N/A
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Safe Entries

First Seen: 15 June 2008 at 12:10 pm
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
1 N/A Executable 5af2da59f765a9a2
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32faebd1
6aacf23c09c5b8fe
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No 3.0.0.1 3.0.0.0 Internal Submission
2 Symantec Corporation Executable e08f2407ecda3b28
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2ebd56d5d320540f
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No 1.0.0.53 1.0 United Kingdom
3 AOL LLC Executable aa7578674b7290e3
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No N/A 1.0.0.315 Internal Submission
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