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 afc07340586c6d24
8f515833ae253b40
9ddb0bcf
d50b4331b3d418a6
d4b5f6fa2dcbbdbf
Virus.Win32.
Sality.gen
No 12.0.0.216
1
12.0.0.216
1
India N/A
2 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
3 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
4 N/A Executable d844e18f9fd7bf48
1094c2bd6c8d0421
1c6f385c
14c846c8694f096e
dd0cc2d829a67064
TrojWare.Win
32.Banbra.rh
No N/A N/A Latvia N/A
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Safe Entries

First Seen: 13 January 2009 at 2:46 am
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
1 AVG Technologies CZ, s.r.o. Executable 6fdce631d184b59c
0d0c5d45fed2431f
d6272df0
29fb6ef1efb1357e
2883fe297f1ebc31
Yes 9.0.0.926 9.0.0.926 New Zealand
2 AVG Technologies CZ, s.r.o. Executable 6fdce631d184b59c
0d0c5d45fed2431f
d6272df0
29fb6ef1efb1357e
2883fe297f1ebc31
Yes 9.0.0.926 9.0.0.926 Iraq
3 AVG Technologies CZ, s.r.o. Executable 5d2edc3c8ce8a75d
caaf16e5446e16f0
e22cc4d0
9f280f1f38fc6b73
d35cb77917e6d89e
Yes 12.0.0.191
2
12.0.0.191
2
Lebanon
4 AVG Technologies CZ, s.r.o. Executable f02f0e5f6a29d7b7
2043092fe273138b
aebb253c
4441d7c2ff6094cc
edd8fb15c9406b63
Yes 12.0.0.188
7
12.0.0.188
7
United States
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