How to Remove “AVGTRAY.EXE”

What is avgtray.exe?

avgtray.exe is a legitimate executable file developed by AVG Technologies. This process is known as AVG Tray Monitor and it belongs to AVG Internet Security. It is commonly stored in C:\Program Files. Cybercriminals find a way out to mimic malicious programs in the name of avgtray.exe to spread malware infection.

Affected Platform: Windows OS

How to detect whether your system is affected by avgtray.exe?

Viruses can easily affect and corrupt “.exe” files causing several system malfunctions. Below are the symptoms to check if your system is infected with the malware:

  • Problem during computer start-up.
  • Problem during program start-up.
  • Errors while running specific functions.
  • Damaged and missing link files.
  • Conflict in the process.
  • Missing or corrupted driver files.
  • Invalid Windows registry.
  • Hardware malfunction.

To further establish the infection of malware, take the following steps:

  • Go to Task Manager by pressing the combination of keys CTRL+ALT+DEL.
  • Go to the process tab and right-click on the avgtray.exe file and open its location.

If the file is located outside C:\Program Files, then you should perform an antivirus scan to get rid of the malware infection.

How does Comodo Antivirus help you to protect your system from avgtray.exe malware?

Comodo Antivirus protects your system from malware attacks and also removes any existing infections. Following are the steps to effectively purge out the avgtray.exe malware from your system.

Step 1: Download and install Comodo Antivirus.

Step 2: Installation configuration frames will be displayed. Select the configuration you would like to apply.

Step 3: Select Customize Configuration option and arrange installers, configuration, and file location.

Step 4: Restart your PC.

Step 5: Wait until the Comodo Internet Security updates the antivirus.

Step 6: Initiate a quick scan that instantly begins after the update.

Step 7: If the system is infected with avgtray.exe malware or any other threats, you will be prompted with an alert screen upon scanning.

Step 8: Comodo Antivirus will remove avgtray.exe malware from your computer including all other malwares! 

 

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Malware Entries

First Seen: 12 December 2011 at 2:02 pm
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Malware
Name
Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
Malware Behavior
1 AVG Technologies CZ, s.r.o. Executable b9122223a7ab7edc
575ce560edb715f1
88130d81
6abde41551d27bc6
b5b09abbc5d46141
Virus.Win32.
Sality.gen
No 9.0.0.868 9.0.0.868 Philippines N/A
2 N/A Executable d844e18f9fd7bf48
1094c2bd6c8d0421
1c6f385c
14c846c8694f096e
dd0cc2d829a67064
TrojWare.Win
32.Banbra.rh
No N/A N/A Latvia N/A
3 AVG Technologies CZ, s.r.o. Executable 33a2871364e9d7ab
4fe28e6ea1ad8559
c26d301e
7ab886496607ca1b
c7bc7ebfd5ac740c
Virus.Win32.
Sality.gen
No 9.0.0.724 9.0.0.724 Sweden N/A
4 N/A Executable 59d02afaa5f7626f
fcbb3ee32b6d64ef
cb366db9
44e86945c2a8cbcd
b39a7734b97a96a8
Unclassified
Malware
No N/A N/A Portugal N/A
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Safe Entries

First Seen: 02 March 2010 at 8:56 pm
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
1 AVG Technologies CZ, s.r.o. Executable 7b5fff10e7f5e484
52652725b52bc983
846e140d
4719ed2a9e1f0ff3
7bc3fc1999f4ffc4
Yes 10.0.0.120
1
10.0.0.120
1
10.100.19.9/32
2 AVG Technologies CZ, s.r.o. Executable 6fdce631d184b59c
0d0c5d45fed2431f
d6272df0
29fb6ef1efb1357e
2883fe297f1ebc31
Yes 9.0.0.926 9.0.0.926 New Zealand
3 AVG Technologies CZ, s.r.o. Executable 6fdce631d184b59c
0d0c5d45fed2431f
d6272df0
29fb6ef1efb1357e
2883fe297f1ebc31
Yes 9.0.0.926 9.0.0.926 Iraq
4 AVG Technologies CZ, s.r.o. Executable 5d2edc3c8ce8a75d
caaf16e5446e16f0
e22cc4d0
9f280f1f38fc6b73
d35cb77917e6d89e
Yes 12.0.0.191
2
12.0.0.191
2
Lebanon
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  • 32 items per page
 

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