How to Remove “aspnet_regsql.exe”

What is aspnet_regsql.exe?

aspnet_regsql.exe is a legitimate executable file developed by Microsoft. This process is known as Windows 8 Consumer Preview ISO images and it belongs to the Preview software. It is commonly stored in C:\Program Files. Cybercriminals find a way out to mimic malicious programs in the name of aspnet_regsql.exe to spread malware infection.

Affected Platform: Windows OS

How to detect whether your system is affected by aspnet_regsql.exe?


Viruses can easily affect and corrupt “.exe” files causing several system malfunctions. Below are the symptoms to check if your system is infected with the malware:

  • Problem during computer startup.
  • Problem during program startup.
  • Errors while running specific functions.
  • Damaged and missing link files.
  • Conflict in the process.
  • Missing or corrupted driver files.
  • Invalid Windows registry.
  • Hardware malfunction.


To further establish the infection of malware, take the following steps:

  • Go to Task Manager by pressing the combination of keys CTRL+ALT+DEL.
  • Go to the process tab and right-click on the aspnet_regsql.exe file and open its location.


If the file is located outside C:\Program Files folder, then you should perform an antivirus scan to get rid of the malware infection.

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Malware Entries

First Seen: 20 July 2018 at 12:03 am
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Malware
Name
Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
Malware Behavior
1 N/A Executable e03bc1a033f0769b
4581b0aa2917cadf
f5d36149
d28e3e94fd81055c
78d7fbeba334fa39
Win32.Neshta
.A
No N/A N/A 181.66.169.99/32 N/A
2 N/A Executable f823d579d078e948
c9b967f68496352d
7bd22722
7283dc92fe1214ff
eaedf31513cd725c
Win32.Neshta
.A
No N/A N/A 181.66.169.99/32 N/A
3 Microsoft Corporation Executable 393106e8b339bb0a
816aab8330a31fcc
9b66f7d3
0fbcb32e15c3c44f
8d9f236b5a253008
Virus.Win32.
Virut.CE
No 2.0.50727.
4927
(NetFXspW7
.050727-49
00)
2.0.50727.
4927
Lao People's Democratic Republic N/A
4 Microsoft Corporation Executable ab3e29ba85804bb4
09c0d912bb6f04e5
87deb6f1
00613a6bef98db71
5494de4942a20f00
Virus.Win32.
Virut.CE
No 2.0.50727.
4927
(NetFXspW7
.050727-49
00)
2.0.50727.
4927
Nigeria N/A
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Safe Entries

First Seen: 13 August 2008 at 5:13 pm
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
1 Microsoft Corporation Executable d7a005f81cdcdacc
4f61229b16c78b0e
56d00e13
5dc66248c69642a5
d2c74f863a64a66f
Yes 4.7.2053.0
built by:
NET47REL1
4.7.2053.0 10.224.25.45/32
2 Microsoft Corporation Executable 029969f1dc861cdb
0b882fdb7b6e7933
047bc394
f324bce773b81522
ad0baf2ed946776c
No 2.0.50727.
3053
(netfxsp.0
50727-3000
)
2.0.50727.
3053
United States
3 Microsoft Corporation Executable 4cab1afb18849fb7
05acb6190f2479f2
e5698f49
1864f3222f5798a6
43d08290f4439579
Yes 4.6.1590.0
built by:
NETFXREL2
4.6.1590.0 10.224.25.44/32
4 Microsoft Corporation Executable 106d7cf3ffeffdb1
cd9c65e851fa0acc
44cadf6f
e5883f29a90fc5bb
9e6e7aa3c469c103
Yes 4.0.30319.
1
(RTMRel.03
0319-0100)
4.0.30319.
1
United States
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