How to Remove “ashskpck.exe”

What is ashskpck.exe?

ashskpck.exe is a legitimate file process. It is developed by ALWIL Software. This process is known as Skin Packer for Avast! 4 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 ashskpck.exe file.

Affected Platform: Windows OS

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

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

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Malware Entries

First Seen: 24 December 2009 at 7:47 pm
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Malware
Name
Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
Malware Behavior
1 ALWIL Software Executable c91b8b79e46c8258
ba68bf76984c1dd1
6c849d13
298b0cc0edfa0363
7c295bccaed4263d
Virus.Win32.
Virut.CE
No 4, 8,
1351, 0
4, 8, 0, 0 Russian Federation N/A
2 ALWIL Software Executable dad3dc83c427459d
8d73aa5c45ea0531
ee5d55cf
9e4741b708043add
e24cef02ded7755b
Virus.Win32.
Ramnit.K
No 4, 7, 844,
0
4, 7, 0, 0 197.251.162.173/32 N/A
3 ALWIL Software Executable bfd9893e9856606b
7369ea444e948c5f
4d17444d
9366ceaa31f93abb
4b90c36c6c92cc56
Virus.Win32.
Virut.CE
No 4, 8,
1296, 0
4, 8, 0, 0 Ukraine N/A
4 ALWIL Software Executable 418697502e69e87c
5c8ec6bd123a0861
48864907
d183550e5907767d
1646294fcf9bbed5
Virus.Win32.
Sality.d24
No 4, 8,
1169, 0
4, 8, 0, 0 India N/A
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Safe Entries

First Seen: 18 July 2008 at 6:11 am
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
1 ALWIL Software Executable f5cf2845d1ddf963
36dd211f650e9949
5133a482
cd2801a37e7886c4
3a20f765355a8976
No 4, 7,
1098, 0
4, 7, 0, 0 Internal Submission
2 ALWIL Software Executable 84502c6079b466f3
63de09deb66669bf
0efbfd46
f9419c0697b9d4b1
ae32889d4b282817
No 4, 8,
1351, 0
4, 8, 0, 0 Internal Submission
3 ALWIL Software Executable adcb530faebd7158
6b972dfdcc148f20
0dde9593
ceec0333eaf943d9
287a15c263256b78
No 4, 7,
1043, 0
4, 7, 0, 0 Russian Federation
4 ALWIL Software Executable d5a9453985cb983a
a0a51e2b9f39eb42
06be38ad
c9a8c909bce67f2d
b8e4ec345ec239cc
No 4, 8,
1335, 0
4, 8, 0, 0 Internal Submission
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  • 32 items per page
 
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