How to Remove “aspi32.exe”

What is aspi32.exe?

Originally developed by Adaptec, aspi32.exe is a legitimate file process and also called as ASPI for Win95/WinNT Installer that is associated with Adaptec s ASPI Layer.  It is located in C:\Program Files by default.

aspi32.exe virus is created when malware authors write virus files and name them after aspi32.exe with an aim to spread virus on the internet.

Affected Platform: Windows OS

How to check if your computer is infected with aspi32.exe malware?

If your system is affected by aspi32.exe malware, you will notice one or the several below symptoms:

  • aspi32.exe occupies an unusually large CPU memory
  • Erratic internet connection
  • Your browser is bombarded with annoying popup ads
  • Computer screen freezes
  • PC's processing speed suffers
  • You are redirected to unknown websites


To pinpoint the virus file location, take the following steps:

  • Step 1: Press CTRL+ALT+DEL keys at once to open Task Manager.
  • Step 2: If you notice the file located outside C:\Program Files you should run an antivirus scan to get rid of the malware.

How to remove aspi32.exe malware from system using Comodo Cleaning Essentials?

You can either choose to remove aspi32.exe and other malwares using Comodo Antivirus, or Comodo Cleaning Essentials (CCE) – both of which are absolutely free to download! CCE is a set of computer security tools designed to help you identify and remove malwares and unsafe processes from an infected computer.

To remove malwares using CCE, take the following steps:

1. Check the system requirements and download the feature-rich CCE suite for free.

2. After installation, choose the type of scan you want to perform. CCE offers 3 scan options to get rid of malwares from a PC:

  • Smart Scan: Does a scan on critical areas of your system.
  • Full Scan: Does a complete scan of your system.
  • Custom Scan: Does a scan only on selected items.

The process to initiate the above mentioned scans are self-explanatory and thus, easy-to-use. 
Additionally, it's recommended that you approve of any updates that the CCE will prompt you about to ensure it does a better job of identifying all the latest threats.

3. Click 'Next' to view the results.
Regardless of the type of scan you choose, the results will sometimes show false positive (flagging files that are actually safe), which has to be ignored. Only select the files you want to get rid of.

4. Click 'Apply' to apply the selected operations to the threats. The selected operations will be applied.

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Malware Entries

First Seen: 08 February 2009 at 9:34 am
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Malware
Name
Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
Malware Behavior
1 Adaptec Executable 1ed6830465450ca6
20be64a9d1c74f9b
6fb2a9f9
1f5641b9ad51a861
ba5eeb0567318cc7
Virus.Win32.
Sality.gen
No 1.02 (014) 4.60
(1021)
Brazil N/A
2 Adaptec Executable 6ee1623e2d537f96
fc711ab40659bfcb
0dc86bee
40d496513fc5efe5
9187b686730f6c51
Virus.Win32.
Sality.gen
No 1.02 (014) 4.60
(1021)
Brazil N/A
3 N/A Executable 85dea37fc5e35984
873b69a55d00dfe4
a7dc8f04
8686dd1042a8fc82
a8f0854911af5077
ApplicUnsaf.
Win32.ServU-
Daemon.~S10
No N/A N/A Internal Submission N/A
Display 4 items per page
  • 4 items per page
  • 8 items per page
  • 16 items per page
  • 32 items per page
25

Safe Entries

First Seen: 04 July 2008 at 1:32 pm
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
1 Adaptec Executable 5bb837ee43da362c
e5fe7a146dd45039
b8a9c07a
7574986f3504ccfc
e662bd1b6810b506
No 1.02 (014) 4.60
(1021)
10.224.1.61/32
2 Adaptec Executable 5bb837ee43da362c
e5fe7a146dd45039
b8a9c07a
7574986f3504ccfc
e662bd1b6810b506
No 1.02 (014) 4.60
(1021)
10.224.1.57/32
3 Adaptec Executable 5bb837ee43da362c
e5fe7a146dd45039
b8a9c07a
7574986f3504ccfc
e662bd1b6810b506
No 1.02 (014) 4.60
(1021)
10.224.1.65/32
4 Adaptec Executable 5bb837ee43da362c
e5fe7a146dd45039
b8a9c07a
7574986f3504ccfc
e662bd1b6810b506
No 1.02 (014) 4.60
(1021)
Internal Submission
Display 4 items per page
  • 4 items per page
  • 8 items per page
  • 16 items per page
  • 32 items per page
 
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