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: 23 September 2012 at 2:47 pm
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Malware
Name
Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
Malware Behavior
1 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
2 ALWIL Software Executable 8afdb3c538a72b4f
00ab44f364148346
3c616e2c
cea1412cb0f449db
86f163f50097dda4
Virus.Win32.
Virut.Ce
No 4, 7,
1043, 0
4, 7, 0, 0 Algeria N/A
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Safe Entries

First Seen: 23 November 2008 at 5:29 pm
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
1 ALWIL Software Executable d5a9453985cb983a
a0a51e2b9f39eb42
06be38ad
c9a8c909bce67f2d
b8e4ec345ec239cc
No 4, 8,
1335, 0
4, 8, 0, 0 Finland
2 ALWIL Software Executable d5a9453985cb983a
a0a51e2b9f39eb42
06be38ad
c9a8c909bce67f2d
b8e4ec345ec239cc
No 4, 8,
1335, 0
4, 8, 0, 0 Denmark
3 ALWIL Software Executable d5a9453985cb983a
a0a51e2b9f39eb42
06be38ad
c9a8c909bce67f2d
b8e4ec345ec239cc
No 4, 8,
1335, 0
4, 8, 0, 0 Sweden
4 ALWIL Software Executable d5a9453985cb983a
a0a51e2b9f39eb42
06be38ad
c9a8c909bce67f2d
b8e4ec345ec239cc
No 4, 8,
1335, 0
4, 8, 0, 0 France
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  • 32 items per page
 
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