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
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Safe Entries

First Seen: 18 March 2009 at 5:24 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 10339ea20a5fa842
48de7a87848102ad
dc6ccee9
537b2948976f5d9b
5767b74a63ebb395
Yes 4.0.30319.
34209
built by:
FX452RTMGD
R
4.0.30319.
34209
United States
3 Microsoft Corporation Executable d3f71ca3e146649e
69785563be146b09
5e383f5e
f15ab80b867d3332
d5ddfb0a05b9ce04
Yes 4.0.30319.
34209
built by:
FX452RTMGD
R
4.0.30319.
34209
Romania
4 Microsoft Corporation Executable a72a0319dcd8b07a
fa5f47927aef7fe7
dd0f26a0
317e9ba8cac270e5
620ec9e334382f64
Yes 2.0.50727.
6387
(Win8RTM.0
50727-6300
)
2.0.50727.
6387
United States
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