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: 03 November 2008 at 11:21 pm
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Malware
Name
Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
Malware Behavior
1 N/A Executable 88eb47258adfbc27
ed6351c8a64696bf
d479cde6
ebb0fd5ca2bc67a8
1f8a7b1a36f9ae8b
Unclassified
Malware
No 1.00.0005 1.00.0005 Internal Submission N/A
2 SlavaSoft Inc. Executable 043073095a8ad7fa
d85d52e06d46652b
220828f0
21fb5de0011f535b
08d032f8edbe7424
Win32.Packer
.B
No 2, 0, 0, 0 2, 0, 0, 0 Internal Submission N/A
3 SlavaSoft Inc. Executable 39e1fcb8aa25682b
f89ba3f29ae8efe1
aa46710e
140f37c445979e5c
7c7f64e8d3097404
Virus.Win32.
Virut.Ce
No 2, 0, 2, 0 2, 0, 2, 0 South Africa N/A
4 SlavaSoft Inc. Executable d4eefba73f62a3a3
73afa78802e33e0f
987336a8
N/A TrojWare.Win
32.Swizzor.~
d001
No 2, 0, 0, 0 2, 0, 0, 0 India 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 Filesland.com Executable eddb2c4b3d9dedd9
0be40540c0531c41
42110cce
b83251f0deaa856b
17547c5f4ff5e0e5
Yes 2.5.1.0 2.51 Internal Submission
2 N/A Executable 5340eb8264a1b25c
9e71ad58ae2bc866
657e4bf6
9ffeacfe771abdc6
8a8f019b8e007d44
No N/A N/A Internal Submission
3 SlavaSoft Inc. Executable 14ef91d19954a141
799778cef3331a31
47e04843
ce4accfebcddde73
0cfce9528d758f32
No 2, 0, 2, 0 2, 0, 2, 0 Ukraine
4 SlavaSoft Inc. Executable 110c3ab19c3b16e3
98b43c587dc7d746
f4ccef02
e3b60227eb9ab6fc
7e99e2863ba57863
No 2, 0, 2, 0 2, 0, 2, 0 Internal Submission
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