How to Remove “ashbug.exe”

What is ashbug.exe?

ashbug.exe is a legitimate file. This process is known as Bug Info Sending Utility. It belongs to Avast! Antivirus and was developed by ALWIL Software. It is commonly stored in C:\Program Files. Malware authors write different types of malicious programs and name them as ashbug.exe to spread virus.

Affected Platform: Windows OS

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

Each malware is different and causes unique problems to the system. You will notice one or several of the following symptoms if your system is infected with ashbug.exe malware:

  • Internet connection fluctuates
  • ashbug.exe file is taking more of your CPU memory
  • System performance is very low
  • Browser is redirected to some strange websites
  • Interference of annoying popup ads
  • Other malwares infiltrate into the system

To further establish the malware infection, 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 ashbug.exe and open the file location

If the file is located outside C:\Program Files, then it is likely that the system is affected with ashbug.exe malware.

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

Ideally, replacing the existing ashbug.exe file on your computer with a different version procured from the internet is advisable. To remove the file using Comodo's trusted and effective antivirus software, follow the steps below:

Step 1: Download the award-winning Comodo 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: Once the Installation is Finished, restart your PC.

Step 5: It will take some time for the Comodo Internet Security to update the antivirus.

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

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

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

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Malware Entries

First Seen: 22 May 2009 at 7:14 am
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Malware
Name
Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
Malware Behavior
1 ALWIL Software Executable 2a68727cab08119c
805b9f9c895cf4a2
b2100216
6791dd941f47e999
15d092392f05323a
Virus.Win32.
Sality.gen
No 4, 7,
1098, 0
4, 7, 0, 0 Brazil N/A
2 ALWIL Software Executable 680bfd45a1e130b1
6394fd3d05f291af
ec44aa64
08070a57736edc44
c6eb7a241351c0d2
Virus.Win32.
Ramnit.K
No 4, 7, 844,
0
4, 7, 0, 0 197.251.162.173/32 N/A
3 ALWIL Software Executable 1b881d8447ada677
02597c9a5cebbab8
15359fba
3ef35d98a13b2a2b
18e9f4db8f1806eb
Virus.Win32.
Sality.gen
No 4, 8,
1335, 0
4, 8, 0, 0 Palestinian Territory, Occupied N/A
4 ALWIL Software Executable 55b866b4fb50044d
599c12d5eb107340
ae75696d
072819c01da10b33
bff52c905c0ad0b4
Worm.Win32.G
ael.A
No 4, 8,
1367, 0
4, 8, 0, 0 Russian Federation N/A
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Safe Entries

First Seen: 09 June 2008 at 6:00 pm
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
1 ALWIL Software Executable 8bffdad76c8c588f
7b9a8f141cf25e1c
e67875b6
df6a1bb8c633e0eb
1d16bab28b4047d5
Yes 4, 8,
1335, 0
4, 8, 0, 0 Brazil
2 ALWIL Software Executable 8bffdad76c8c588f
7b9a8f141cf25e1c
e67875b6
df6a1bb8c633e0eb
1d16bab28b4047d5
Yes 4, 8,
1335, 0
4, 8, 0, 0 Internal Submission
3 ALWIL Software Executable 2d6b63b6c991480b
ff635089491da994
e168f330
1227d701ef7d93b0
c57a522e18f78cbf
No 4, 8,
1287, 0
4, 8, 0, 0 Internal Submission
4 ALWIL Software Executable 8bffdad76c8c588f
7b9a8f141cf25e1c
e67875b6
df6a1bb8c633e0eb
1d16bab28b4047d5
Yes 4, 8,
1335, 0
4, 8, 0, 0 United Kingdom
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