How to Remove “Hash.exe”

What is Hash.exe?


Hash.exe is a legitimate executable file developed by Unknown. This process is known as File hasher and it belongs to the Hash. It is commonly stored in C:\Program Files.
Cybercriminals find a way out to mimic malicious programs in the name of Hash.exe to spread malware infection.

Affected Platform: Windows OS

How to detect whether your system is affected by Hash.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 Hash.exe file and open its location.

If the file is located outside C:\Program Files folder, 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 Hash.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 Hash.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.
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Step 7: If the system is infected with Hash.exe malware or any other threats, you will be prompted with an alert screen upon scanning.
Step 8: Comodo Antivirus will remove Hash.exe malware from your computer including all other malwares!

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Malware Entries

First Seen: 04 November 2009 at 4:27 am
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Malware
Name
Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
Malware Behavior
1 Microsoft Corp. Executable 510c49cbed4895ed
7e691216592492ce
7d11b7c2
87fb3b7b0b71a04e
7c04dc30fa753253
Backdoor.Win
32.Agent.XAB
No 1, 0, 0, 1 4, 0, 0, 0 10.224.1.29/32 N/A
2 keir.net Executable 6281e3e01fbc2da9
d6de25dc369f68bd
c454b20b
9f010bcf7df0fa13
952ca4ff185ddb5b
Virus.Win32.
Sality.gen
No 1, 0, 4, 0 1, 0, 4, 0 Brazil N/A
3 keir.net Executable e6f0e7938c54be7f
199ce9ee1fcf03f2
111a2bd4
ac9a04dbe88a4a14
f377c963d25767e7
Virus.Win32.
Sality.gen
No 1, 0, 4, 0 1, 0, 4, 0 Brazil N/A
4 keir.net Executable a6fa49e7734424a4
5c28ff5a6b8f2e9f
0e627b6e
ebaab92cdd57e092
e9f86e6192af161b
Virus.Win32.
Agent.dp0
No 1, 0, 4, 0 1, 0, 4, 0 China N/A
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35

Safe Entries

First Seen: 14 June 2008 at 8:48 pm
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
1 Microsoft Corporation Executable 2983f85bf5f6110e
f139418b5eb25847
537ddbe9
97ab9ba2caaeecff
16a8d9d8e9faea05
No 1.1.0.0 1.1.0.0 Internal Submission
2 Microsoft Executable ecdbfa679d5312d3
fc59689c4fa0d9aa
046117df
94539945859da6b4
32653420f90e1f93
No 1.0.0.0 1.0.0.0 Internal Submission
3 N/A Executable 8f52462195c640ad
44294c93c6b74cc9
1a0e876a
05824478a7cbf285
5af8a472f56dd6ca
No 1.00 1.00 Internal Submission
4 keir.net Executable da6608de1e9ac0e0
8aafa5333310dc91
99f8a860
227f5d0011d5862c
dc5dc34c960b0218
No 1, 0, 4, 0 1, 0, 4, 0 Internal Submission
Display 4 items per page
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