How to Remove “Avconsol.exe”

What is Avconsol.exe?

Avconsol.exe is a legitimate process file popularly known as VirusScan Console. It is associated with software McAfee VirusScan Professional developed by Network Associates. It is located in C:\Program Files by default.

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

Affected Platforms: Windows OS

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

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

  • Unstable internet connection
  • Avconsol.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 Avconsol.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 Avconsol.exe malware from system using Comodo Antivirus?

Step 1: Download our award-winning Comodo 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 Avconsol.exe malware from your computer including all other malwares!

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Malware Entries

First Seen: 20 December 2010 at 1:57 am
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Malware
Name
Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
Malware Behavior
1 N/A Executable 56ad310bdccbd7cc
d2b7dceb0c648ee9
3e1faf5d
56d83214fcfa4d02
9a57586f000437a9
Virus.Win32.
Virut.Y
No N/A N/A Australia N/A
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Safe Entries

First Seen: 20 June 2008 at 12:49 pm
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
1 N/A Executable 1041dbf823d6c825
8b91d7d7c58f5d0c
578077d8
N/A No N/A N/A India
2 Network Associates, Inc. Executable a95c5540ff595a12
55b21a3bbc80e67f
a76b35a6
565b7c1663965f57
27cc0056654c61c8
No 6.0.1076.1 6.00.1076 Brazil
3 Network Associates, Inc. Executable 13b754c709aae91e
8a27188de0f8ced9
a1b5f226
N/A No 6.02.1019.
1
6.02.1019 Sweden
4 N/A Executable 6e40429dfb67c3bf
1483b7e4a8befd0f
0bb7ed10
37c72bed6569e57a
a18a4b674b0828c6
No N/A N/A United States
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