How to Remove “AVKTray.exe”

What is AVKTray.exe?

AVKTray.exe is a legitimate process file popularly known as G Data Security Software. It belongs to G Data Internet Security Software, developed by G Data Software. It is located in C:\Program Files by default. Malware programmers write virus files with malicious scripts and save them as AVKTray.exe with an intention to spread virus on the internet.

Affected Platforms: Windows OS

How to determine if your computer is infected with AVKTray.exe malware?

Look out for these symptoms to check if your PC is infected with AVKTray.exe malware:

  • Unstable internet connection
  • AVKTray.exe occupies extra CPU space
  • PC processing speed slows down
  • Browser often redirects to irrelevant websites
  • Browser is bombarded with hordes of popup ads
  • Computer screen freezes repeatedly

Take the following steps to diagnose your PC for possible AVKTray.exe malware attack:

Step 1: Simultaneously press CTRL+ALT+DEL keys to open Task Manager.

Step 2: If you notice the file located outside C:\Program Files, perform an antivirus scan to get rid of the malware.

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Step 6: Proceed with the quick scan that automatically begins after the update.

Step 7: If threats are found during the scanning, you will be notified through an alert screen.

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

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Malware Entries

First Seen: 20 March 2010 at 1:55 am
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Malware
Name
Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
Malware Behavior
1 G Data Software AG Executable c158f171acde4f23
620e79a91e105c33
66332000
fd00e2dddfd1b013
39d1b505902c416e
Unclassified
Malware
Yes 21.0.10081
.631
21.0.0.0 Egypt N/A
2 G DATA Software AG Executable f5bfcd95408f27f7
e6d9e0b700b67103
ae2c47bc
fa7bc0333941682a
7b207959c43292e3
TrojWare.Win
32.Spy.Teron
t.DA
Yes 25.1.16143
.353
25.1.0.0 Germany N/A
3 G DATA Software AG Executable cf64d6956f31cedb
8c659c43ad705e1f
d7957975
0e7224d9307fa5e8
a7d0d0a2ca4d5bf3
Win32.Jeefo.
A
No 19, 0,
9222, 204
19, 0, 0,
0
Germany N/A
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Safe Entries

First Seen: 19 July 2008 at 5:49 pm
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
1 G DATA Software AG Executable 6ece69213965c0dd
b8c1c4eb11bd59f7
e7b47bae
bae8335c69ddd656
cdb0b4936e701f08
Yes 19, 0,
8301, 670
1, 5, 0, 0 Italy
2 G Data Software AG Executable 49c1b6d21a00d337
4f2e83f1e876495e
d27972d6
d5a97d06f3836156
0ce919ac3a668811
Yes 21.0.10056
.113
21.0.0.0 China
3 G Data Software AG Executable 4a7a20426a7d8434
60fc06cbf306acf1
8b15cc0b
d6680725755a054f
7bd6b757fd2bceb0
Yes 20.0.9208.
211
20.0.0.0 Brazil
4 G DATA Software AG Executable 33064dde35e91d72
c834cd98ef9d6b85
6b5cb774
N/A No 1, 5,
7338, 270
1, 5, 0, 0 India
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