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: 26 May 2009 at 7:49 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 3d0ea757435cb378
6fb5672c795bc21e
d2a716f5
df6fb86c03a691d3
5dc1f83e5ca3d7de
Virus.Win32.
Sality.gen
No 8.5.0.317 8.5.0.317 Brazil 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 6e8cd3fa11ae4e61
9b48af2c56f3aeca
a7a47f16
7a7d6fc8be8fa414
2e52df21de7d8529
Virus.Win32.
Sality.gen
No 8.0.0.223 8.0.0.223 Russian Federation N/A
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Safe Entries

First Seen: 05 June 2008 at 11:27 am
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
1 AVG Technologies CZ, s.r.o. Executable 87cab125b344e965
b8ec07eafaab880b
57cec198
adb19e69937a076b
de7d08928248f5c8
Yes 8.5.0.408 8.5.0.408 Internal Submission
2 AVG Technologies CZ, s.r.o. Executable 69b35db0fa80706d
f29a3c2832d40b5e
12363dcf
b95536f0b568c447
6a78966cfa7ba006
No 8.0.0.145 8.0.0.145 Internal Submission
3 AVG Technologies CZ, s.r.o. Executable f82fda12962a16bc
a4425735b453ddf2
83d59f29
b5c69900c0f9541c
ef80edc60a88e691
Yes 8.0.0.200 8.0.0.200 Singapore
4 AVG Technologies CZ, s.r.o. Executable 9b4271d0fa150fde
14c3d02294cb06e6
39fa87a3
f6dfc457e34756ba
ae704e901a8b34c0
No 8.5.0.292 8.5.0.292 Argentina
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