How to Remove “armasm.exe”

What is armasm.exe?

Originally developed by Microsoft Corporation, armasm.exe is a legitimate file process. This process is known as armasm.exe and it belongs to Microsoft Visual Studio. It is located in C:\Program Files by default.

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

Affected Platform: Windows OS

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

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

  • armasm.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:\Program Files, you should run an antivirus scan to get rid of the malware.

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

You can either choose to remove armasm.exe and other malwares using Comodo 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: 16 December 2009 at 8:36 am
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Malware
Name
Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
Malware Behavior
1 Microsoft Corporation Executable 50f49bddb93ef130
abf28cf8c40b4424
c4d26864
7860d66e5b5fb28d
db066b843fdeb1fa
Worm.Win32.G
ael.A
No 15.00.2072
0
9.00.20720 Taiwan N/A
2 Microsoft Corporation Executable f7750fcd903b1ffc
0a67c7672343c419
4e0aeb03
33cec39f19afda37
1bd3f852bedf5914
Virus.Win32.
Sality.gen
No 15.00.2072
0
9.00.20720 Russian Federation N/A
3 N/A Executable a4da7ea0137428a3
32bd644905a5d39d
25012df4
61c00884e10c4cb0
3887d6889896b591
Unclassified
Malware
No N/A N/A Internal Submission N/A
4 N/A Executable ce8fe1bffc3923f4
e79e7ee9a2bb9406
5091bc3f
8db7107f9eb3b855
fd1f5ddc40c56f67
Win32.Neshta
.A
No N/A N/A Russian Federation N/A
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Safe Entries

First Seen: 11 December 2008 at 7:46 pm
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
1 ARM Limited Executable 99e9d9948b1ad658
f08944c5f347a9f6
39bc97c7
6048205ee93a5163
ada43d88718dbfd1
No 3.0.0.942 3.0.0 Poland
2 N/A Executable 4277513de113e995
f96bce1412427525
4c4fc15d
edda497bddc2e090
45bf317ae24439f2
No N/A N/A Internal Submission
3 N/A Executable 87b324778319db78
3390ba07acfcf96c
8bc8add7
930917dee452d0c7
4b565bfe6dac8f86
No N/A N/A India
4 Microsoft Corporation Executable affaba2a7c1374f4
ad26135841169382
7a641c96
d4cdbc950b1d3392
0b65adfa8e529ac5
No 12.20.9409 6.20.9409 10.224.1.55/32
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