How to Remove “ashquick.exe”

What is ashquick.exe?

ashquick.exe is a legitimate executable file developed by Avast! Software A.S. This process is known as avast! Virus scanner and it belongs to the avast! Antivirus. It is commonly stored in C:\Program Files. Cybercriminals find a way out to mimic malicious programs in the name of ashquick.exe to spread malware infection.

Affected Platform: Windows OS

How to detect whether your system is affected by ashquick.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 startup.
  • Problem during program startup.
  • 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 ashquick.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 ashquick.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 ashquick.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 ashquick.exe malware or any other threats, you will be prompted with an alert screen upon scanning.

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

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Malware Entries

First Seen: 01 October 2008 at 1:08 am
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Malware
Name
Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
Malware Behavior
1 N/A Executable f67fe9732d1ee974
de5feb9cfe07ad40
f35e23d1
484d4d28045cd38b
070b3d50a2a40d1a
Virus.Win32.
Sality.gen
No 4, 7, 892,
0
4, 7, 0, 0 India N/A
2 N/A Executable 96dbe5a9a9ee0902
9c187984a6dfb608
38d6962b
9728a4b0b23b6a1a
7cb175c471878f3c
Virus.Win32.
Ramnit.K
No 4, 7, 844,
0
4, 7, 0, 0 197.251.162.173/32 N/A
3 AVAST Software Executable 2c3e1356f3c81019
9903683db394ef7a
32d7ec82
158ea51c949bf089
dc4f40b63e94f742
Unclassified
Malware
Yes 7.0.1456.4
18
7.0.1456.4
18
Iran, Islamic Republic of N/A
4 AVAST Software Executable fb42d02c9dab7bbc
6c1415e88fb2ac27
35fb9f5e
4c54855d24a852b3
2c0fc6f48d071f68
EmailWorm.Wi
n32.Runonce.
~v001
Yes 17.5.3559.
0
17.5.3559.
0
154.72.79.212/32 N/A
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Safe Entries

First Seen: 12 June 2008 at 1:44 pm
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
1 AVAST Software Executable bf5ec4a27fd82bd3
0dd08d71f2c20e7c
5aa42e21
649debee25f97f76
22448dc5f020188c
Yes 6.0.1289.0 6.0.1289.0 10.224.1.59/32
2 ALWIL Software Executable dcb4fc98a3bb488b
57abe8aadbce95b0
eb2f7d31
N/A No 4, 8,
1201, 0
4, 8, 0, 0 Portugal
3 ALWIL Software Executable fe448100c8ce61de
98f426e48b7d83c4
e93cbd37
f6da56f39ac3f39e
4a5f6457b7bebf5d
Yes 4, 8,
1351, 0
4, 8, 0, 0 Internal Submission
4 AVAST Software Executable 848196bc5b522e6b
2a963351e9579210
60723127
2a38474ef87bffbf
204c3646d4940baf
Yes 9.0.2006.1
59
9.0.2006.1
59
India
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