How to remove an asghost error
The free file information forum can help you determine if asghost.exe is a virus, trojan, spyware, or adware that you can remove, or a file belonging to a Windows system or an application you can trust.
Asghost.exe file information
The process known as Global Virtual Card Host belongs to software Cognizance Identity Manager or ASUS Security Protect Manager or Bioscrypt VeriSoft Single Sign On or Credential Manager for HP ProtectTools or Cognizance Identity and Access Management by Cognizance (www.cognizancesecurity.com) or Bioscrypt (l1id.com).
Description: asghost.exe is located in a subfolder of "C:\Program Files".
Known file sizes on Windows 7/XP are 65,536 bytes (33% of all occurrences), 43,008 bytes and 7 more variants.
The file is not a Windows system file. The program has no visible window. The process can be uninstalled in the Control Panel. Therefore the technical security rating is 25% dangerous, however also read the users reviews.
If problems with HP Credential Manager for or Credential Manager for HP come up, you may also uninstall it from your computer using the Control Panel applet "Add/Remove programs".
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Important: Some malware camouflages itself as asghost.exe, particularly when located in the c:\windows or c:\windows\system32 folder. Therefore, you should check the asghost.exe process on your PC to see if it is a threat. We recommend Security Task Manager for verifying your computer's security. This was one of the Top Download Picks of The Washington Post and PC World.
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