How to Remove “hashcalc.exe”

What is Hashcalc.exe?

Hashcalc.exe is a common file which is usually stored in locations such as C:\Windows or C:\Program Files. Sometimes, it will also be present in System 32 folder inside Windows or in the Common Files folder. By default, this is a normal file associated with every Windows operating system and takes care of every day task.

When a virus infects your computer and manages to corrupt or damage this said file, it will start showing multiple errors. Commonly seen messages are .dll is missing, corrupted or overwritten by an incompatible version. Too many invalid or obsolete registry entries are another sign that hashcalc file has been compromised by a virus.

An error message can pop up when you are busy doing a task or involved in professional work. It is not only annoying but can cause your currently running programs as well at the most unexpected moment. It will generate rundll32.exe error messages repeatedly, will slow down computer, can crash or freeze programs when you are using them and sometimes even leads to the blue screen of Death which every Windows user tries never to see again.

Hashcalc.exe will hinder any new installation or uninstallations. Scanning with a tool and repairing windows registry is the suggested cleaning method.

How to remove hashcalc.exe malware from system using Comodo Antivirus?

Ideally, replacing the existing hashcalc.exe file on your computer with a different version procured from the internet is advisable. To remove the file using Comodo's trusted and effective antivirus software, follow the steps below:

Step 1: Download the award-winning Comodo Free 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: Once the Installation is Finished, restart your PC.

Step 5: It will take some time for the Comodo Internet Security to update the antivirus.

Step 6: Proceed with a quick scan that automatically begins after the update.

Step 7: If threats are found during the scanning, you will be prompted with an alert screen.

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

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Malware Entries

First Seen: 09 January 2011 at 4:29 am
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Malware
Name
Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
Malware Behavior
1 N/A Executable 7e89622517ed0a84
18e13fd53274e04c
144b8507
40a57ed3e9c08c8a
ba2973caeec0c54a
Packed.Win32
.MUPACK.~KW
No 1.32 1, 32, 0,
0
10.224.1.116/32 N/A
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Safe Entries

First Seen: 26 November 2008 at 2:59 pm
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
1 SlavaSoft Inc. Executable 8b6e52a4143e0615
bb9c8dda88f8ef5a
8ca11120
4d35598ffb26f524
8b608cf2d3fd69ee
No 2, 0, 2, 0 2, 0, 2, 0 Internal Submission
2 SlavaSoft Inc. Executable 6a2af47e83e36acd
5955931517bdca83
26a0a9f7
43a2e70fc0c1310c
ed82863f9319ca0b
No 2, 0, 2, 0 2, 0, 2, 0 Internal Submission
3 N/A Executable 5340eb8264a1b25c
9e71ad58ae2bc866
657e4bf6
9ffeacfe771abdc6
8a8f019b8e007d44
No N/A N/A Internal Submission
4 SlavaSoft Inc. Executable 4ff202936d1e4602
be84198404992f2a
e07319d3
06daf4d03df5e59d
eb31ee5924a59030
No 2, 0, 0, 0 2, 0, 0, 0 United States
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