How to Remove “ANTIVIRUS.exe”

What is ANTIVIRUS.exe?

ANTIVIRUS.exe is a legitimate executable file. The developer origin of this file remains anonymous. The process is known as AntiVir MFC Application and it belongs to the Windows Update software. It is commonly stored in C:\Program Files.
Cybercriminals find a way out to mimic malicious programs in the name of ANTIVIRUS.exe to spread malware infection.

Affected Platform: Windows OS

How to detect whether your system is affected by ANTIVIRUS.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 ANTIVIRUS.exe file and open its location.

If the file is located outside C:\Program Files folder, 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 ANTIVIRUS.exe malware?

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

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Malware Entries

First Seen: 23 October 2011 at 7:05 am
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Malware
Name
Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
Malware Behavior
1 N/A Executable c521d327c0c3386e
85cbaa3b2cc69ed9
0f7b6b98
58d66c39714b41ac
dd004317781a1fdd
TrojWare.Win
32.Trojan.Fa
keAlert.AO_g
en1
No 3.2.0.0 3.2 Internal Submission N/A
2 N/A Executable 7b17f60892361e20
54587c2cd3ec9385
4588c3a8
9b6a649119e1f01e
7527d19453f4c013
TrojWare.Win
32.Kryptik.A
XJX
Yes N/A N/A Ukraine N/A
3 N/A Executable 8e124bead3726034
d7a1571fcf2b375a
53c7bc6a
944c8819f415a1cb
2289232df9ceca9f
TrojWare.Win
32.UMal.~A
Yes N/A N/A Internal Submission N/A
4 N/A Executable e1281d9b9754cbf3
e7038ffa10a0b8bb
0dedb927
3416a737caffc527
34a148814945fd74
ApplicUnwnt No N/A N/A United States N/A
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Safe Entries

First Seen: 22 November 2011 at 5:41 pm
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
1 PC VITALWARE, LLC Executable 0e05e2136912a0bd
b6f974f8ec19bc99
a32172e7
1b27fce45da8b53c
52bc0af1d785c735
Yes 1.0.0.1 1.0.0.1 10.224.1.117/32
2 MDHGSM Executable c35a7cbb1c8ebc23
1be055d24e4ad4fc
9adf2102
8053d14832b91c85
446f17c90caae877
No 1.00 1.00 United States
3 Le Nguyen Dung Executable 7ae5b5193cb9aa25
0a8687944d410811
f0a1aa72
4c9a4cd72ad32139
ba1f4a31db8936c1
No 1.00 1.00 Internal Submission
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