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Program info

Estimated safety rating


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.

Executable file path

 C:\Program Files\Ashampoo\Ashampoo Driver Updater\ashpdu.exe

The default name and folder where the program is stored is
C:\Program Files\Ashampoo\Ashampoo Driver Updater\ashpdu.exe.

MD5 hash of the executable file


The MD5 fingerprint for this executable is 222af1d26d07ec55987f919097786f6e.

Is running as a service


This application does NOT run as a Windows service. This is normally a good sign.

Accesses the internet


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.

Is a 32 bit executable file


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.

File description

 Ashampoo Driver Updater

The description extracted from the program is Ashampoo Driver Updater.

File version

File version stored as a property



Company Ashampoo.


 Copyright © 2016

Legal copyright Copyright © 2016.

Has valid windows


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.

Digitally signed


ashpdu.exe has a digital signature. Nowadays the large majority of serious software applications are digitally signed.

Valid digital signature


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!

Certifier email

The name of the company or individual signing this is:

Certifier name

 Ashampoo GmbH & Co. KG

Digitally signed by: Ashampoo GmbH & Co. KG

Issuer name

 DigiCert EV Code Signing CA (SHA2)

Certificate's issuer name: DigiCert EV Code Signing CA (SHA2)

Can be uninstalled


It has an uninstall string in registry, which is a good sign. si are uninstall.