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.

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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

First Seen: 07 October 2010 at 5:58 pm
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Malware
Name
Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
Malware Behavior
1 N/A Executable 16a5150c5b7ef2a9
534d6a4e3f70b760
ba128e76
040ff165f9f02e10
e66abc37975d0515
TrojWare.Win
32.Trojan.Ag
ent.~IDA
No N/A N/A Serbia N/A
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Safe Entries

First Seen: 10 July 2008 at 3:07 pm
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
1 ALWIL Software Executable 85505fc3c630e84a
afdef6108832648c
b9b2eb79
N/A No 4, 8,
1201, 0
4, 8, 0, 0 Sweden
2 ALWIL Software Executable 4797047afd54b3c2
b6a86f158707208d
9fce37c9
5e692b54ec3d9c58
6417f9c5822cbec9
Yes 4, 8,
1351, 0
4, 8, 0, 0 Internal Submission
3 ALWIL Software Executable 48d9ca39e233b9c8
f677c979b21e7df0
7cf90635
0bab87db7dac336b
52ada529cf472b74
Yes 4, 7, 997,
0
4, 7, 0, 0 Internal Submission
4 ALWIL Software Executable 845e14607e70e6e1
9d08422dc0f4f01e
e65c0aa6
591e7cdf35de74d5
5cd462a13fbade5e
Yes 4, 7,
1098, 0
4, 7, 0, 0 Internal Submission
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