How to Remove “ashsimp2.exe”

What is ashsimp2.exe?

ashsimp2.exe is a legitimate file process developed by ALWIL Software. This process is known as Virus Scanner and it belongs to Avast! Antivirus. You can locate the file in C:\Program Files. The virus is created by malware authors and is named after ashsimp2.exe file.

Affected Platform: Windows OS

How to check if your computer is infected with ashsimp2.exe malware?

Keep an eye for the following symptoms to check if your PC is infected with ashsimp2.exe malware:

  • Unstable internet connection
  • Browser redirects to unwanted websites
  • PC performance slows down
  • Browser is bombarded with hordes of popup ads
  • System screen freezes repeatedly

If you find any of the above mentioned symptoms, take the following steps to be sure about the malware infection:

  1. Press CTRL+ALT+DEL keys to open Task Manager.
  2. Go to the process tab and right-click on the ashsimp2.exe file and open its location.

If the file is located outside C:\Program Files, then you should take measures to get rid of the malware.

How to remove ashsimp2.exe malware from system with Comodo Cleaning Essentials?

Comodo Cleaning Essentials (CCE) incorporates antivirus software with unique features like auto-sandboxing to identify and obstruct every suspicious process running on an endpoint with a single click. To remove ashsimp2.exe malware using CCE, follow the steps mentioned below:

Step 1: Download the CCE suite.

Step 2: To start the application, double-click on the CCE.exe file.

Step 3: It then probes the antivirus to initiate a full system scan to identify and remove any existing malicious files.

Step 4: If threats are found during the scanning, you will be prompted with an alert screen.

Step 5: Comodo Cleaning Essentials will remove ashsimp2.exe malware from your computer including all other malwares!

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Malware Entries

First Seen: 22 May 2009 at 9:10 pm
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Malware
Name
Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
Malware Behavior
1 ALWIL Software Executable 2d55709e64a7426e
c943d8be4f823398
800958fe
279ea1af5de95c8c
03d02a12995e009f
Virus.Win32.
Ramnit.K
No 4, 7, 844,
0
4, 7, 0, 0 197.251.162.173/32 N/A
2 ALWIL Software Executable 71130d2752445dec
9c377b1f4425e8b7
84c90aac
6b55bfc4cfe86ce5
8a280bcc91783ec8
Win32.Jeefo.
A
No 4, 7, 936,
0
4, 7, 0, 0 Russian Federation N/A
3 ALWIL Software Executable 64fdde83ed2fcde4
b5d69a8d2111908c
c0cd3c83
4a2c7a8d56580b64
023a74a7272b6f23
Virus.Win32.
Sality.gen
No 4, 7,
1098, 0
4, 7, 0, 0 Brazil N/A
4 ALWIL Software Executable 59316466d3985e1c
34b0f60cfd91b258
9e566317
389864ce10a1dd6c
08296bba339547a8
Virus.Win32.
Sality.gen
No 4, 8,
1367, 0
4, 8, 0, 0 Russian Federation N/A
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Safe Entries

First Seen: 12 June 2008 at 12:22 pm
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
1 ALWIL Software Executable 59ac11180a580be9
9a4c3cafeac9beaf
6741faae
4bb115bb0eedb002
0865e67f93887cfb
Yes 4, 8,
1335, 0
4, 8, 0, 0 Netherlands
2 ALWIL Software Executable 0b37077d8573a8d2
cf3cfde915e7cb25
e1857e9f
e7daac6d3fd86b9f
33d06a1fc4d1a7fc
Yes 4, 8,
1356, 0
4, 8, 0, 0 Internal Submission
3 ALWIL Software Executable c5b2943e9bfe22fc
0c8b3b177240dbc1
dfbacb93
9692cf4a6d15d533
29cd2d22b7d866d7
Yes 4, 8,
1351, 0
4, 8, 0, 0 Mexico
4 ALWIL Software Executable 59ac11180a580be9
9a4c3cafeac9beaf
6741faae
4bb115bb0eedb002
0865e67f93887cfb
Yes 4, 8,
1335, 0
4, 8, 0, 0 Spain
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