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File: ASO-AutoCheckUpdate7Days

Location of ASO-AutoCheckUpdate7Days and Associated Malware

Check whether ASO-AutoCheckUpdate7Days is present in the following locations:

ASO-AutoCheckUpdate7Days file locations that are Windows version independent:

  • C:\Windows\System32\Tasks\ASO-AutoCheckUpdate7Days

If you find ASO-AutoCheckUpdate7Days file in any of these locations, your computer is very likely to be infected with the following malware:

IMPORTANT: Malware files can be camouflaged with the same file names as legitimate files. The ASO-AutoCheckUpdate7Days file is associated with malware only if found in the locations listed above.

Notes:

Different Variations of ASO-AutoCheckUpdate7Days File^

File SizeFile Md5Last Seen
31123FB866D404ABA25DCFAAA6EF7E2046AAMar 12, 2016
3484F3596BCBCC649873A75B452F38D2A7B0Apr 23, 2016
3308E8EE300A644A07D448AF4D97C4BF1852May 18, 2016
329067CDCC9A5BE19742AC07C3DABE476F5EJul 7, 2016
33126D975C150A2275F20AC17138DD29D8A5Aug 22, 2016
3050B3BF5D3C7ED7E0CF1697736EA2B36646Aug 26, 2016
26603629066068CD267B1322C6500551CB44Sep 24, 2016
26681F903D6AE118AA3648CEAA3234309823Nov 11, 2016
347619445AF2472268D38BD82A5B13AD0287Dec 9, 2016
331017E65B4A90DEBA9B759CC5F56BD181F5May 7, 2017

Why Is It Important to Remove Malware Files?^

It is imperative that you delete malware-associated files as soon as possible because they can be used - or are already being used - to inflict serious damage on your PC, including:

  • Disrupting the normal functioning of the operating system or rendering it completely useless.
  • Hijacking valuable private information (credit card numbers, passwords, PIN codes, etc.)
  • Directing all your Web searches to the same unwanted or malicious sites.
  • Dramatically slowing down your computer.
  • Gaining total control of your PC to spread viruses and trojans and send out spam.

How to Remove ASO-AutoCheckUpdate7Days^

  1. To enable deleting the ASO-AutoCheckUpdate7Days file, terminate the associated process in the Task Manager as follows:
    • Right-click in the Windows taskbar (a bar that appears along the bottom of the Windows screen) and select Task Manager on the menu.
    • In the Tasks Manager window, click the Processes tab.
    • On the Processes tab, select ASO-AutoCheckUpdate7Days and click End Process.
  2. Using your file explorer, browse to the file using the paths listed in Location of ASO-AutoCheckUpdate7Days and Associated Malware.
  3. Select the file and press SHIFT+Delete on the keyboard.
  4. Click Yes in the confirm deletion dialog box.
  5. Repeat steps 2-4 for each location listed in Location of ASO-AutoCheckUpdate7Days and Associated Malware.
  6. Notes:

    • The deletion of ASO-AutoCheckUpdate7Days will fail if it is locked; that is, it is in use by some application (Windows will display a corresponding message). For instructions on deleting locked files, see Deleting Locked Files.
    • The deletion of ASO-AutoCheckUpdate7Days will fail if your Windows uses the NT File System (NTFS) and you have no write rights for the file. Request your system administrator to grant you write rights for the file.

Deleting Locked Files^

You can delete locked files with the RemoveOnReboot utility. You can install the RemoveOnReboot utility from here.

After you delete a locked file, you need to delete all the references to the file in Windows registry.

To delete a locked file:

  1. Right-click on the file and select Send To -> Remove on Next Reboot on the menu.
  2. Restart your computer.

The file will be deleted on restart.

Note: In the case of complex viruses that can replicate themselves, malware files can reappear in the same locations even after you have deleted those files and restarted your computer. Exterminate It! Antimalware can effectively eradicate such viruses from your computer.

To remove all registry references to a ASO-AutoCheckUpdate7Days malware file:

  1. On the Windows Start menu, click Run.
  2. In the Open box, type regedit and click OK. The Registry Editor window opens.
  3. On the Edit menu, select Find.
  4. In the Find dialog box, type ASO-AutoCheckUpdate7Days. The name of the first found registry value referencing ASO-AutoCheckUpdate7Days is highlighted in the right pane of the Registry Editor window.
  5. Right-click the registry value name and select Delete on the menu.
  6. Click Yes in the Confirm Value Delete dialog box.
  7. To delete all other references to ASO-AutoCheckUpdate7Days, repeat steps 4-6.
IMPORTANT: Malware files can masquerade as legitimate files by using the same file names. To avoid deleting a harmless file, ensure that the Value column for the registry value displays exactly one of the paths listed in Location of ASO-AutoCheckUpdate7Days and Associated Malware.