How to Remove “a2scan.exe”

What is a2scan.exe?

a2scan.exe is a legitimate executable file developed by Emsi Software GmbH. This process is known as a-squared Anti-Malware Scanner and it belongs to a-squared Anti-Malware. It is commonly stored in C:\Program Files.
Cybercriminals find a way out to mimic malicious programs in the name of a2scan.exe to spread malware infection.

Affected Platform: Windows OS

How to detect whether your system is affected by a2scan.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 a2scan.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 a2scan.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 a2scan.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 a2scan.exe malware or any other threats, you will be prompted with an alert screen upon scanning.

Step 8: Comodo Antivirus will remove a2scan.exe malware from your computer including all other malwares!

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Malware Entries

First Seen: 14 November 2010 at 12:54 am
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Name
Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
Malware Behavior
1 N/A Executable edc427b1c041c203
eecf5a15442428fd
11962076
077f70d88a71db0e
d56aa5c624b9e8cc
Virus.Win32.
Virut.Ce
No N/A N/A Germany N/A
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Safe Entries

First Seen: 07 July 2008 at 8:17 pm
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
1 Emsi Software GmbH Executable 323f4142b5dfc558
8d066b17302e5628
2303da27
ef2e233ee7cb3ae2
29cf773896e2f2e8
No 4.0.0.74 4.0.0.0 Australia
2 Emsi Software GmbH Executable 323f4142b5dfc558
8d066b17302e5628
2303da27
ef2e233ee7cb3ae2
29cf773896e2f2e8
No 4.0.0.74 4.0.0.0 Internal Submission
3 Emsi Software GmbH Executable 7dcefddc1c54e6a3
1dc5876ab433e4af
44f8ce36
4639b64fa8c9e1d6
e1db5689f48d9970
Yes 4.5.0.19 4.5.0.0 Internal Submission
4 Emsi Software GmbH Executable a083dfc0f65ba3d0
aa0511598c762545
1216d859
af52e8ed7075fbfc
b3c36f35f0f2c76a
Yes 5.0.0.1 5.0.0.0 Internal Submission
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