How to Remove “ashsimpl.exe”

What is ashsimpl.exe?

ashsimpl.exe is a legitimate file process. It is 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 ashsimpl.exe file.

Affected Platform: Windows OS

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

Keep an eye for the following symptoms to check if your PC is infected with ashsimpl.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 ashsimpl.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 ashsimpl.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 ashsimpl.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 ashsimpl.exe malware from your computer including all other malwares!

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Malware Entries

First Seen: 23 December 2009 at 9:34 am
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Malware
Name
Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
Malware Behavior
1 ALWIL Software Executable 8a78f5b0943a8e21
b774f5f4d766bc2d
0675852f
33230e953dadbbcb
32b0022907c48b74
TrojWare.Win
32.Patched.Q
Yes 4, 8,
1367, 0
4, 8, 0, 0 Brazil N/A
2 ALWIL Software Executable 40484ce903259d1a
bf9fb06050d4e944
a03f0fb7
4661a4f96ce5fb6a
d7b872a0159ad57b
Win32.Jeefo.
A
No 4, 7,
1098, 0
4, 7, 0, 0 Brazil N/A
3 ALWIL Software Executable 58b598f2152115c7
6fbeab2159de59d5
79c4b85d
65fac597de91dc32
bc487d3304136953
Virus.Win32.
Hidrag.B
No 4, 6, 665,
0
4, 6, 0, 0 Russian Federation N/A
4 ALWIL Software Executable 763147ec2a1dcc8b
7f61a24495ca07a8
752ee016
606492efd1c4a13a
5bf067cdd8bcecac
Virus.Win32.
Ramnit.K
No 4, 7, 844,
0
4, 7, 0, 0 197.251.162.173/32 N/A
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Safe Entries

First Seen: 12 June 2008 at 12:23 pm
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
1 ALWIL Software Executable c7b98f237a7fc5d3
3d20b88a79c5ca9a
7a74bd99
220b9be237794235
8021ccdd9e522d42
No 4, 7,
1043, 0
4, 7, 0, 0 Internal Submission
2 ALWIL Software Executable b306ac8fbf4046cd
1d038741c7a34be2
856f57af
N/A No 4, 8,
1227, 0
4, 8, 0, 0 Taiwan
3 ALWIL Software Executable e9dc392e0b199e41
380a81df27a81533
6c2f4600
f36c689ae0dddd5c
9482d386610f51ea
No 4, 6, 602,
0
4, 6, 0, 0 Russian Federation
4 ALWIL Software Executable 5b19298a535d0ec6
01efb0e79c1714b5
308ad013
22d17be8503bf81e
2d9052b06be78439
Yes 4, 8,
1351, 0
4, 8, 0, 0 Internal Submission
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