How to Remove “CasPol.exe”

What is CasPol.exe?


Originally developed by Microsoft Corporation, CasPol.exe is a legitimate file process and also called as Microsoft.NET Framework CAS Policy Manager that is associated with Microsoft.NET Framework software.  It is located in C:\WINDOWS\Microsoft.NET\Framework\v1.1.4322\ Files by default.

CasPol.exe virus is created when malware authors write virus files and name them after CasPol.exe with an aim to spread virus on the internet.

Affected Platform: Windows OS


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


If your system is affected by CasPol.exe malware, you will notice one or the several below symptoms:

  • CasPol.exe 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\Microsoft.NET\Framework\v1.1.4322\ Files you should run an antivirus scan to get rid of the malware.

How to remove CasPol.exe malware from system using Comodo Cleaning Essentials?

You can either choose to remove CasPol.exe and other malwares using Comodo Free 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: 22 October 2011 at 8:28 am
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Malware
Name
Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
Malware Behavior
1 Microsoft Corporation Executable 9810d49e30c40791
eceec50702e9e19d
e46e4ccb
34b4c0996a7fee59
bbc91b1b6ad1d6da
Virus.Win32.
Sality.K
No 2.0.50727.
42
(RTM.05072
7-4200)
2.0.50727.
42
Brazil N/A
2 N/A Executable f2cc1545a7ef36b4
a9f35521c091b0f7
24b5df99
b35ba109173e0a21
dfaad5d813795214
Win32.Neshta
.A
No N/A N/A 181.66.169.99/32 N/A
3 Microsoft Corporation Executable eb3879d6e9a23143
5b7d656b4764db9c
9d7903a5
19fc6facc454fd59
4872107c3a9978e2
P2PWorm.Win3
2.Bacteraloh
.h
No 1.1.4322.5
73
1.1.4322.5
73
Russian Federation N/A
4 N/A Executable a0d36ea8564765ba
438f5106ca5eb39c
e4f7af65
eccbe35724c28923
1caeb966d02cc335
Win32.Neshta
.A
No N/A N/A 181.66.169.99/32 N/A
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Safe Entries

First Seen: 13 August 2008 at 4:43 pm
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
1 Microsoft Corporation Executable a5f2d722963bcd5b
781d6cf19d26c929
b9157f82
a40f519343854c3c
75aff6a5c44b21e6
Yes 4.6.1081.0
built by:
NETFXREL3S
TAGE
4.6.1081.0 United States
2 Microsoft Corporation Executable 5ee37caaa0acbe0b
0d34c7a30aa68645
2e318d1c
c90aac6bdf0f0c5b
dc2728a79c18e131
Yes 4.0.30319.
1
(RTMRel.03
0319-0100)
4.0.30319.
1
10.224.1.61/32
3 Microsoft Corporation Executable 4534f039a96d3da3
61a7bc6b1269dbb6
d20e2527
33733706c7a3590b
4ae76c6130c5ac75
No 2.0.50727.
3053
(netfxsp.0
50727-3000
)
2.0.50727.
3053
10.224.1.55/32
4 Microsoft Corporation Executable 4b545dfc3aa51879
da860aeba883d7d2
751c512c
d0257b797499b17f
c735772b02d7ed88
Yes 4.7.2558.0
built by:
NET471REL1
4.7.2558.0 United States
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