ashpdu.exe may be a dangerous application, according to an automatic analysis of the program's operation. It triggers too many of the "possible danger" flags described bellow. It is not yet known if ashpdu.exe is malware or not that doesn't harm the PC. We recommend you to be careful with this program.
The default name and folder where the program is stored is
C:\Program Files\Ashampoo\Ashampoo Driver Updater\ashpdu.exe.
The MD5 fingerprint for this executable is 222af1d26d07ec55987f919097786f6e.
This application does NOT run as a Windows service. This is normally a good sign.
This program uses the Internet to communicate. Today this is expected from a program. For example, most of the programs on your PC check for new updates. In order to do this, Internet communications are necessary.
This program runs as a 32-bit program. It can not use the entire power of current computer chips. This is quite normal because the makers did not upgrade it to use the x64 instruction set.
The description extracted from the program is Ashampoo Driver Updater.
File version stored as a property 188.8.131.5262.
Legal copyright Copyright © ashampoo.com 2016.
ashpdu.exe appears to have a visible user interface. This is good because it doesn't run in some kind of stealth mode. Its activity is clearly shown to you.
ashpdu.exe has a digital signature. Nowadays the large majority of serious software applications are digitally signed.
The digital signature is not valid. This is a strong indicator that this app may be malware and that somebody most likely modified it after the signature was generated. We advise extreme caution!
The name of the company or individual signing this is: firstname.lastname@example.org
Digitally signed by: Ashampoo GmbH & Co. KG
Certificate's issuer name: DigiCert EV Code Signing CA (SHA2)
It has an uninstall string in registry, which is a good sign. si are uninstall.