How to Remove “AhnSDsv.exe”

What is AhnSDsv.exe?

AhnSDsv.exe is a legitimate process file popularly known as AhnSD Service. It is associated with Smart Update Utility software and is developed by AhnLab. It is located in C:\Program Files by default.

Malware programmers write virus files with malicious scripts and save them as AhnSDsv.exe with an intention to spread virus on the internet.

Affected Platforms: Windows OS

How to determine if your computer is infected with AhnSDsv.exe malware?

Look out for the these symptoms to check if your PC is infected with AhnSDsv.exe malware:

  • Unstable internet connection
  • AhnSDsv.exe occupies extra CPU space
  • PC processing speed slows down
  • Browser often redirects to irrelevant websites
  • Browser is bombarded with hordes of popup ads
  • Computer screen freezes repeatedly


Take the following steps to diagnose your PC for possible AhnSDsv.exe malware attack:

Step 1: Simultaneously press CTRL+ALT+DEL keys to open Task Manager.

Step 2: If you notice the file located outside C:\Program Files perform an antivirus scan to get rid of the malware.

How to remove AhnSDsv.exe malware from system using Comodo Antivirus?

Step 1: Download our award-winning Free 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 after the installation gets over

Step 5: Wait for Comodo Internet Security to update the antivirus.

Step 6: Proceed with the quick scan that automatically begins after the update.

Step 7: If threats are found during the scanning, you will be notified through an alert screen.

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

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Malware Entries

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First Seen: 12 July 2009 at 10:46 pm
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Digitally
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1 AhnLab, Inc. Executable dd6fe3cbbd649eb3
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cb8984f2
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Yes 5, 6, 0, 3 5, 6, 0, 0 Internal Submission
2 AhnLab, Inc. Executable 7386de00dfa1d166
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6099109a
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Yes 5, 5, 0,
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5, 5, 0, 0 Japan
3 AhnLab, Inc. Executable 2e3628f1e810c867
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Yes 5, 6, 0, 5 5, 6, 0, 0 Korea, Republic of
4 AhnLab, Inc. Executable c308ad1a195074c5
f491d8046b7ed4cc
cfa6582c
4ca2dffe12a7314d
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Yes 5, 5, 0,
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