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 30f3df0d57589cab
c9efd55957e4518d
849be44d
37510c32d80ff71d
f68073a8d07274ba
Virus.Win32.
Hidrag.B
No 4, 6, 665,
0
4, 6, 0, 0 Russian Federation N/A
3 ALWIL Software Executable a2aee6034c2dc470
68eab6a78adc2bd5
9cdd4c42
b1999454691336d2
3e818e192585c158
Win32.Jeefo.
A
No 4, 7,
1098, 0
4, 7, 0, 0 Brazil N/A
4 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
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18

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 Internal Submission
2 ALWIL Software Executable 2d6b63b6c991480b
ff635089491da994
e168f330
1227d701ef7d93b0
c57a522e18f78cbf
No 4, 8,
1287, 0
4, 8, 0, 0 Internal Submission
3 ALWIL Software Executable c8a5940554445b50
5b178cf2b2fdcb45
abef1aea
3b9946c6ee87dc18
3f4d72fb0893289e
No 4, 8,
1227, 0
4, 8, 0, 0 Internal Submission
4 ALWIL Software Executable 526a4a1eeea9c5b9
5f3e0564dc1d89be
07db6049
b8e609384417d3b1
21ea2d1561ac80dd
No 4, 8,
1227, 0
4, 8, 0, 0 United States
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