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 5e56c0c96394c6f3
4c641156d03023f0
2bf3de16
124385465712265f
c4640ac1868e058e
Unclassified
Malware
Yes 12.0.0.222
6
12.0.0.222
6
Philippines N/A
2 AVG Technologies CZ, s.r.o. Executable afc07340586c6d24
8f515833ae253b40
9ddb0bcf
d50b4331b3d418a6
d4b5f6fa2dcbbdbf
Virus.Win32.
Sality.gen
No 12.0.0.216
1
12.0.0.216
1
India N/A
3 AVG Technologies CZ, s.r.o. Executable e090be7bd75a9aa8
a0ccc64118c37ae6
1d7ef758
e6074280935b34fd
cfde41343e18457f
Virus.Win32.
Sality.gen
No 12.0.0.216
1
12.0.0.216
1
India N/A
4 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
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Safe Entries

First Seen: 28 September 2010 at 5:07 pm
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
1 AVG Technologies CZ, s.r.o. Executable a2c4e7dc3cae9d7e
574e48dab434e022
2c98e90a
596f5a2c5916efd1
77b0614788b0cdf1
Yes 12.0.0.221
2
12.0.0.221
2
Europe
2 AVG Technologies CZ, s.r.o. Executable a2c4e7dc3cae9d7e
574e48dab434e022
2c98e90a
596f5a2c5916efd1
77b0614788b0cdf1
Yes 12.0.0.221
2
12.0.0.221
2
Czech Republic
3 AVG Technologies CZ, s.r.o. Executable faa2ffa49cbdccee
a42df8e14952cbec
c6dd1026
371ba71b56626093
2dcccf843bf6c7e7
Yes 12.0.0.222
6
12.0.0.222
6
Czech Republic
4 AVG Technologies CZ, s.r.o. Executable 7b5fff10e7f5e484
52652725b52bc983
846e140d
4719ed2a9e1f0ff3
7bc3fc1999f4ffc4
Yes 10.0.0.120
1
10.0.0.120
1
United States
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