How to Remove “bash.exe”

What is bash.exe?

Originally developed by Beeline, bash.exe is a legitimate file process and also called as bash.exe that is associated with software Metasploit Framework.  It is located in C:\Program Files by default.

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

Affected Platform: Windows OS

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

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

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

You can either choose to remove bash.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: 14 August 2018 at 12:54 pm
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Name
Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
Malware Behavior
1 N/A Executable 8a55a5e730500e95
4bb5be3efd8978d6
3a659636
a89d2dce500f393e
bb9a35ed109dc82e
Win32.Neshta
.A
No N/A N/A United States N/A
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Safe Entries

First Seen: 15 April 2010 at 1:59 pm
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
1 N/A Executable d58fbda38a2f43bb
f6c362638c2c56c0
749d554a
f93ab88844045be8
815033f89c08099e
No N/A N/A 10.108.51.140/32
2 Microsoft Corporation Executable 194a36a5eb36d02a
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576e1813
df0bc8ea6c4e5aec
08f66a0f6e15d7d3
No 10.0.17713
.1000
(WinBuild.
160101.080
0)
10.0.17713
.1000
Germany
3 Microsoft Corporation Executable c27476080d8448ff
8ebb61c8c77b51c0
b1b7d16c
22ca1c0229108e0f
fc8a467b1e702722
No 10.0.17758
.1
(WinBuild.
160101.080
0)
10.0.17758
.1
China
4 N/A Executable 2cacb3d8ec3973c0
0dc0cef8f63c8317
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No N/A N/A 10.224.25.45/32
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