How to Remove “aspnet_state.exe”

What is aspnet_state.exe?

Originally developed by Microsoft, aspnet_state.exe is a legitimate file process also called as Microsoft ASP.NET State Server that is associated with Microsoft.NET Framework application.  It is located in C:\Program Files by default.

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

Affected Platform: Windows OS

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

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

  • aspnet_state.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 aspnet_state.exe malware from system using Comodo Cleaning Essentials?

You can either choose to remove aspnet_state.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: 05 February 2018 at 4:36 pm
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Malware
Name
Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
Malware Behavior
1 Microsoft Corporation Executable a8e00cf2e49f30ad
7263259e9105beb1
f2c9f452
0b119a6257b152ec
2f05f5a07235bcc9
Virus.Win32.
Parite.gen
Yes 2.0.50727.
1434
(REDBITS.0
50727-1400
)
2.0.50727.
1434
37.142.6.246/32 N/A
2 Microsoft Corporation Executable c98a312848466631
cd4e2752ad0fc7be
36ff0a68
c6570b00fc8c328b
9d4b096ec90a35b4
Virus.Win32.
Parite.gen
No 1.1.4322.2
300
1.1.4322.2
300
5.90.232.32/32 N/A
3 Microsoft Corporation Executable 5b691c3a831eb3b2
313343d4f7d3542d
b7c9fb0a
0f6100ebd382926d
923f573395416444
Virus.Win32.
Parite.gen
Yes 4.0.30319.
1
(RTMRel.03
0319-0100)
4.0.30319.
1
5.90.232.32/32 N/A
4 Microsoft Corporation Executable a6b2d2cc3c523675
c3eb8d095a0573df
3f468c95
4db8212deaeb7918
43ae1d15b27840ab
Virus.Win32.
Parite.gen
Yes 2.0.50727.
3053
(netfxsp.0
50727-3000
)
2.0.50727.
3053
5.90.103.188/32 N/A
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Safe Entries

First Seen: 15 August 2008 at 12:25 pm
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
1 Microsoft Corporation Executable f1cea33dfcae0f10
7dea531bcfa92565
7bc13a9e
65c72f233b5ec602
663fe53f704e3e11
Yes 4.6.81.0
built by:
NETFXREL2
4.6.81.0 United States
2 Microsoft Corporation Executable 60befdf51282bf01
3a39ec088db604a5
0b5b4de8
bbce5375f68e968d
097345c59abbf209
Yes 4.6.30.0
built by:
NETFXREL1
4.6.30.0 United States
3 Microsoft Corporation Executable 335ff0bb7880646a
0965457619cc9dbc
7d95f8b8
a7bc8002c5a5de2c
781203076aaf0dc5
Yes 4.7.2558.0
built by:
NET471REL1
4.7.2558.0 United States
4 Microsoft Corporation Executable 6234d7f67ebb9910
adf026151e88a3fa
062d8061
8489551f063218e6
693f2eaaa6ce01e4
Yes 4.0.30319.
36213
built by:
FX452RTMLD
R
4.0.30319.
36213
United States
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