How to Remove “aswupdsv.exe”

What is aswupdsv.exe?

aswupdsv.exe is a legitimate executable file. It is developed by ALWIL Software. This process is known as Avast! Antivirus Updating Service and it belongs to Avast Antivirus. It is commonly stored in C:\Program Files. Cybercriminals find a way out to mimic malicious programs in the name of aswupdsv.exe to spread malware infection.

Affected Platform: Windows OS

How to detect whether your system is affected by aswupdsv.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 aswupdsv.exe file and open its location.

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

How does Comodo Antivirus help you to protect your system from aswupdsv.exe malware?

Comodo Antivirus protects your system from malware attacks and also removes any existing infections. Following are the steps to effectively purge out the aswupdsv.exe malware from your system.

Step 1: Download and install Comodo Antivirus.

Step 2: Installation configuration frames will be displayed. Select the configuration you would like to apply.

Step 3: Select Customize Configuration option and arrange installers, configuration, and file location.

Step 4: Restart your PC.

Step 5: Wait until the Comodo Internet Security updates the antivirus.

Step 6: Initiate a quick scan that instantly begins after the update.

Step 7: If the system is infected with aswupdsv.exe malware or any other threats, you will be prompted with an alert screen upon scanning.

Step 8: Comodo Antivirus will remove aswupdsv.exe malware from your computer including all other malwares!

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Malware Entries

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First Seen: 10 July 2008 at 3:07 pm
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Digitally
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1 ALWIL Software Executable ca65152708c872be
e8e4e630cfd956ec
8335158a
b4253776ee034f67
70fcee32c28490b0
Yes 4, 8,
1335, 0
4, 8, 0, 0 Singapore
2 ALWIL Software Executable ca65152708c872be
e8e4e630cfd956ec
8335158a
b4253776ee034f67
70fcee32c28490b0
Yes 4, 8,
1335, 0
4, 8, 0, 0 Hungary
3 ALWIL Software Executable ca65152708c872be
e8e4e630cfd956ec
8335158a
b4253776ee034f67
70fcee32c28490b0
Yes 4, 8,
1335, 0
4, 8, 0, 0 United States
4 ALWIL Software Executable 85505fc3c630e84a
afdef6108832648c
b9b2eb79
N/A No 4, 8,
1201, 0
4, 8, 0, 0 Sweden
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