How to Remove “shasm.exe”

What is shasm.exe?

shasm.exe is a legitimate process file popularly known as Renesas SH Assembler. It belongs to Renesas Assmebler, developed by Renesas. It is located in C:\Windows\System32 by default.
Malware programmers write virus files with malicious scripts and save them as shasm.exe with an intention to spread virus on the internet.

Affected Platforms: Windows OS

How to determine if your computer is infected with shasm.exe malware?

Look out for these symptoms to check if your PC is infected with shasm.exe malware:

  • Unstable internet connection
  • shasm.exe occupies extra CPU space
  • PC processing speed slows down
  • Browser often redirects to irrelevant websites
  • Browser is bombarded with hordes of popup ads
  • Computer screen freezes repeatedly

Take the following steps to diagnose your PC for possible shasm.exe malware attack:

Step 1: Simultaneously press CTRL+ALT+DEL keys to open Task Manager.

Step 2: If you notice the file located outside C:\Windows\System32, perform an antivirus scan to get rid of the malware.

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

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

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Malware Entries

First Seen: 03 April 2010 at 7:35 pm
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Malware
Name
Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
Malware Behavior
1 Hitachi Executable a0f2d776fe4cacbc
03d679f759461f3f
47a45a73
0b05a69d124baede
494453ea7e1e8789
Virus.Win32.
Virut.Ce
No 6.20.9372 6.20.9372 Saudi Arabia N/A
2 Renesas Technology Corporation Executable 705ca81e1811c0a8
6d3fbfbcebd4785b
2da02474
078d79039c4590d2
c384336de0464fd9
Virus.Win32.
Sality.gen
No 15.00.2072
0
9.00.20720 India N/A
3 Renesas Technology Corporation Executable 0de03ff6e17a55b6
f447de30348e4bb2
47f12c20
48d1396c086b31f6
76fb773c3392549a
Virus.Win32.
Nimnul.C
No 14.00.6013
1
8.00.60131 10.224.1.51/32 N/A
4 Renesas Technology Corporation Executable 36f75c182df74789
8c56e264344875f5
c1608fd5
23aa459215e705a0
e4ede4bbdc574616
Worm.Win32.G
ael.A
No 15.00.2072
0
9.00.20720 Taiwan N/A
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Safe Entries

First Seen: 10 January 2009 at 1:58 am
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
1 Renesas Technology Corporation Executable afbaec7bcc7d91f7
6483e2b536cee053
9db238f3
f30b19788cc1ff0d
8b2d34688ca89dc4
No 14.00.5072
5
8.00.50725 Internal Submission
2 Hitachi Executable c871481aa97d921e
6fc07dfcce380ed6
91c1b967
fd91b56eae79621c
1f46e3b2535f3b24
No 6.20.9372 6.20.9372 Italy
3 Hitachi Executable c871481aa97d921e
6fc07dfcce380ed6
91c1b967
fd91b56eae79621c
1f46e3b2535f3b24
No 6.20.9372 6.20.9372 10.224.1.55/32
4 N/A Executable 5e1de31a02fac991
37f7e73b7a4d8985
873fde69
14dbebba576da920
ebc451d1f29f9dfb
No N/A N/A India
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