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Program info

Estimated safety rating


ashpdu.exe may be a dangerous program, according to an automatic analysis of the program's operation. This program triggers too many of the "possible danger" flags detailed bellow. It is not yet known if ashpdu.exe is malware or not that doesn't harm your PC. Please be careful with it.

Executable file path

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

This application is usually found in C:\Program Files\Ashampoo\Ashampoo Driver Updater\ashpdu.exe.

MD5 hash of the executable file


The MD5 checksum for this executable is 56480bb373feedc1da99b971946b6764.

Is running as a service


This application does NOT operate as a Windows service. This is usually a good sign.

Accesses the internet


This program uses the net to communicate. Today this is ok. For example, most of the apps on your PC check for updates. In order to do this, Internet communications are required.

Is a 32 bit executable file


This application runs in 32-bit mode. It can not benefit of the entire set of features of current PC chips. This ordinarily happens because the authors did not upgrade it to use the x64 instruction set.

File description

 Ashampoo Driver Updater

The description present in the program is Ashampoo Driver Updater.

File version

File version stored as a property



Author Ashampoo.


 Copyright © 2016

Copyright notice Copyright © 2016.

Has valid windows


ashpdu.exe appears to have visible windows. This means it doesn't work in a kind of stealth mode. Its activity is clearly displayed to you.

Digitally signed


ashpdu.exe is digitally signed. Nowadays most virus-free programs are digitally signed.

Valid digital signature


The digital signature is not valid. This means it is most likely that this program may be malware and that somebody probably changed some of its code after the signature was applied. We advise extreme caution!

Certifier email

The name of the firm or individual signing this is:

Certifier name

 Ashampoo GmbH & Co. KG

Digital certificate name: 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.