How to Remove “AVTray.exe”

What is AVTray.exe?

AVTray.exe is a legitimate process file popularly known as Preventon AV Tray. It is associated with Preventon AV Tray application developed by Preventon Technologies Limited. It is located in C:\Program Files by default.

Malware programmers write virus files with malicious scripts and save them as AVTray.exe with an intention to spread virus on the internet.

Affected Platforms: Windows OS

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

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

  • Unstable internet connection
  • AVTray.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 AVTray.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.

How to remove AVTray.exe malware from system using Comodo Antivirus?

Step 1: Download our award-winning Free 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 after the installation gets over

Step 5: Wait for Comodo Internet Security to update the antivirus.

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 AVTray.exe malware from your computer including all other malwares!
 

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Malware Entries

First Seen: 23 July 2009 at 8:21 pm
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Name
Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
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Malware Behavior
1 N/A Executable a1989e8118ad6236
69076469dbafd41b
ed94a9c4
c49b96625cb932c9
702c9214dff2a741
Heur.Suspici
ous
No 0. 0. 0. 0 0.0.0.0 Internal Submission N/A
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Safe Entries

First Seen: 20 July 2008 at 1:01 am
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
1 Alt-N Executable 4b5effae7210c728
04f25a6faee8e3df
4ddc8679
eff1481aee02a0d1
0f7e58e5ca815c6d
No 3.0.5 3.0.5 Internal Submission
2 Authentium, Inc. Executable 395ce4a17a3761b7
a9d1b5d7df868149
34b9fec6
09356bc163b4e74f
e201c060de3ee21f
Yes 4,94,107,5
21
4,80,2,301
28
United Kingdom
3 Energizersoft Tech Executable 97729f05b90a0390
4be930e7c3019c0a
c39224b8
588465c7cff2ec5a
303eb0a8844f598d
Yes 3.2.14 3.2.14 United States
4 Alt-N Executable 897421e3ac2b45a4
62e80fdd9ced8f18
89809cf4
c8c2faf72397726e
8073b46570177b1b
No 3.0.4 3.0.4 Internal Submission
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