What is asd.exe?

The .exe extension on a filename indicates an executable file. Executable files may, in some cases, harm your computer. Therefore, please read below to decide for yourself whether the asd.exe on your computer is a Trojan that you should remove, or whether it is a file belonging to the Windows operating system or to a trusted application.

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Asd.exe file information

The process known as Created by Aytug or 2008-2009 Project By SANAL INC belongs to software DATA BECKER Pop-Up & Banner Blocker or SanalBoy (version V2) by or © Copyright SanalBoy.

Description: Asd.exe is not essential for the Windows OS and causes relatively few problems. Asd.exe is located in a subfolder of "C:\Program Files". Known file sizes on Windows 10/8/7/XP are 885,248 bytes (66% of all occurrences) or 1,167,360 bytes. 
Asd.exe is not a Windows system file. The asd.exe file is a file with no information about its developer. The program is not visible. Asd.exe is able to record keyboard and mouse inputs, monitor applications and manipulate other programs. Therefore the technical security rating is 44% dangerous.

Uninstalling this variant: If you still experience problems with asd.exe, you can also uninstall DATA BECKER Pop-Up & Banner Blocker from your computer using the Control Panel applet Uninstall a Program.

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If asd.exe is located in C:\, the security rating is 46% dangerous. The file size is 13,179,660 bytes. There is no information about the author of the file. The program is not visible. It is not a Windows system file. Asd.exe is able to hide itself.

Important: Some malware camouflages itself as asd.exe, particularly when located in the C:\Windows or C:\Windows\System32 folder. Therefore, you should check the asd.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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Best practices for resolving asd issues

A clean and tidy computer is the key requirement for avoiding problems with asd. This means running a scan for malware, cleaning your hard drive using 1cleanmgr and 2sfc /scannow, 3uninstalling programs that you no longer need, checking for Autostart programs (using 4msconfig) and enabling Windows' 5Automatic Update. Always remember to perform periodic backups, or at least to set restore points.

Should you experience an actual problem, try to recall the last thing you did, or the last thing you installed before the problem appeared for the first time. Use the 6resmon command to identify the processes that are causing your problem. Even for serious problems, rather than reinstalling Windows, you are better off repairing of your installation or, for Windows 8 and later versions, executing the 7DISM.exe /Online /Cleanup-image /Restorehealth command. This allows you to repair the operating system without losing data.

To help you analyze the asd.exe process on your computer, the following programs have proven to be helpful: ASecurity Task Manager displays all running Windows tasks, including embedded hidden processes, such as keyboard and browser monitoring or Autostart entries. A unique security risk rating indicates the likelihood of the process being potential spyware, malware or a Trojan. BMalwarebytes Anti-Malware detects and removes sleeping spyware, adware, Trojans, keyloggers, malware and trackers from your hard drive.

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