How to Remove “AVGUPD.EXE”

What is What is avgupd.exe?

avgupd.exe is a legitimate file process developed by AVG Technologies. This process is known as AVG Update Module and it belongs to AVG Internet Security. You can locate the file in C:\Program Files. The virus is created by malware authors and is named after avgupd.exe file.

Affected Platform: Windows OS

How to check if your computer is infected with avgupd.exe malware?


Keep an eye for the following symptoms to check if your PC is infected with avgupd.exe malware:

  • Unstable internet connection
  • Browser redirects to unwanted websites
  • PC performance slows down
  • Browser is bombarded with hordes of popup ads
  • System screen freezes repeatedly

If you find any of the above mentioned symptoms, take the following steps to be sure about the malware infection:

1) Press CTRL+ALT+DEL keys to open Task Manager.

2) Go to the process tab and right-click on the avgupd.exe file and open its location.

If the file is located outside C:\Program Files, then you should take measures to get rid of the malware.

How to remove avgupd.exe  malware from system with Comodo Cleaning Essentials?

Comodo Cleaning Essentials (CCE) incorporates antivirus software with unique features like auto-sandboxing to identify and obstruct every suspicious process running on an endpoint with a single click. To remove avgupd.exe malware using CCE, follow the steps mentioned below:

Step 1: Download the CCE suite.

Step 2: To start the application, double-click on the CCE.exe file.

Step 3: It then probes the antivirus to initiate a full system scan to identify and remove any existing malicious files.

Step 4: If threats are found during the scanning, you will be prompted with an alert screen.

​Step 5: Comodo Cleaning Essentials will remove avgupd.exe malware from your computer including all other malwares!

 

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Malware Entries

First Seen: 22 May 2009 at 7:55 am
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Malware
Name
Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
Malware Behavior
1 N/A Executable 28d877d299fbbf10
ea3a18c7a1b3c3fd
b100af3d
9aab9f8d23a5d118
2821d0a29b8710ba
Unclassified
Malware
No N/A N/A United States N/A
2 AVG Technologies CZ, s.r.o. Executable 11b34b338dc92742
683bc1be3b00d9a2
b7f623ca
c348f85228664185
98b2a8a29815174e
Virus.Win32.
Sality.gen
No 8.5.0.354 8.5.0.354 Russian Federation N/A
3 AVG Technologies CZ, s.r.o. Executable 41e25fe9f69e7e2b
0e127257ff0d83a5
555ab65c
912f16fc6315ea5e
3b135e3a4354da6f
Virus.Win32.
Sality.gen
No 9.0.0.839 9.0.0.839 Brazil N/A
4 AVG Technologies CZ, s.r.o. Executable 45b6037ed0f0207a
19dcf48b4253e54a
b00c629f
b29c11c00cf94646
7e9c2a7a9f0f735c
Virus.Win32.
Sality.gen
No 9.0.0.715 9.0.0.715 Qatar N/A
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Safe Entries

First Seen: 18 June 2008 at 2:25 pm
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
1 AVG Technologies CZ, s.r.o. Executable 9a443002fde1f3c1
470e49696bbc47e0
3d48eae4
cd3042fc465d126a
213cee209d40481f
Yes 9.0.0.670 9.0.0.670 Brazil
2 AVG Technologies CZ, s.r.o. Executable 4297f6342d2c0575
0b7b8f2e58ae2d04
3b3d215b
231e3e3e15d39027
1cc823bfad9ab13f
No 8.5.0.316 8.5.0.316 Brazil
3 AVG Technologies CZ, s.r.o. Executable b2c950dca52f259f
fd5c6b26cd1d4c35
5eef49a9
cbf4f6730e2f5558
a5cfa6fc2b31a615
No 8.5.0.354 8.5.0.354 United States
4 AVG Technologies CZ, s.r.o. Executable 75bb9e579cbd3b93
8bfa369bcf7fddba
62669301
0749f579b73d738f
b2641b26b98496c0
Yes 8.5.0.437 8.5.0.437 Malaysia
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