aspnet_state.exe is a application which is most likely NOT a virus or malware. So, if aspnet_state.exe is on your system, it is most likely ok, and will NOT be a cause for concern. Even if your system is clean, it is still recommended to use a well-known antivirus with a good detection rate, in order to yourself yourself against viruses and malware.
Normally, this application is located in C:\Windows\Microsoft.NET\Framework\v4.0.30319\aspnet_state.exe.
The MD5 fingerprint for this executable is c5bbc8487d89fc1c5d819bb1344f2845.
This application is registered as a Windows service. This means it operates on your system in background, usually without showing any user interface to you. Most Windows services are ok programs, which provide useful functions to other programs or to the Windows Operating System.
This app runs in 32-bit mode. It can not use the full power of modern PC CPUs. This ordinarily happens because the makers did not bother to upgrade it to use the x64 instruction set.
The description present in the file is Microsoft ASP.NET State Server.
File version 4.6.1087.0 built by: NETFXREL4STAGE.
Maker Microsoft Corporation.
Copyright notice © Microsoft Corporation. All rights reserved..
aspnet_state.exe has a digital signature. Today the large majority of clean software applications are digitally signed.
The digital signature attached to aspnet_state.exe is valid. This is most likely a clean, ok program.
Digitally signed by: Microsoft Corporation
Certificate's issuer name: Microsoft Code Signing PCA
It has an uninstall routine, which is good. si are uninstall.