How to Remove “Avgdiag.exe”

What is Avgdiag.exe?


Originally developed by AVG Technologies CZ, Avgdiag.exe is a legitimate file process and also called as AVG Diagnostics and is associated with AVG Internet Security.  It is located in C:\Program Files by default.

Avgdiag.exe virus is created when malware authors write virus files and name them after Avgdiag.exe with an aim to spread virus on the internet.

Affected Platform: Windows OS

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

If your system is affected by Avgdiag.exe malware, you will notice one or the several below symptoms:

  • Avgdiag.exe occupies an unusually large CPU memory
  • Erratic internet connection
  • Your browser is bombarded with annoying popup ads
  • Computer screen freezes
  • PC's processing speed suffers
  • You are redirected to unknown websites

To pinpoint the virus file location, take the following steps:

Step 1: Press CTRL+ALT+DEL keys at once to open Task Manager.

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

How to remove Avgdiag.exe malware from system using Comodo Cleaning Essentials?

You can either choose to remove Avgdiag.exe and other malwares using Comodo Antivirus, or Comodo Cleaning Essentials (CCE) – both of which are absolutely free to download! CCE is a set of computer security tools designed to help you identify and remove malwares and unsafe processes from an infected computer.

To remove malwares using CCE, take the following steps:

1. Check the system requirements and download the feature-rich CCE suite for free.

2. After installation, choose the type of scan you want to perform. CCE offers 3 scan options to get rid of malwares from a PC:

  • Smart Scan: Does a scan on critical areas of your system.
  • Full Scan: Does a complete scan of your system.
  • Custom Scan: Does a scan only on selected items.

The process to initiate the above mentioned scans are self-explanatory and thus, easy-to-use. 
Additionally, it's recommended that you approve of any updates that the CCE will prompt you about to ensure it does a better job of identifying all the latest threats.

3. Click 'Next' to view the results.
Regardless of the type of scan you choose, the results will sometimes show false positive (flagging files that are actually safe), which has to be ignored. Only select the files you want to get rid of.

4. Click 'Apply' to apply the selected operations to the threats. The selected operations will be applied.

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Malware Entries

First Seen: 21 May 2009 at 5:00 am
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Malware
Name
Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
Malware Behavior
1 AVG Technologies CZ, s.r.o. Executable 515fb127f52a1d8f
032effc5d33e6249
092d0dff
85fa64e39ec94ae8
0d7512c14da80843
Virus.Win32.
Sality.gen
No 8.0.0.134 8.0.0.134 Brazil 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 85df508d77cd5c1a
0693ebe022048d62
e10bd9e1
a234a514b04dcb3f
7f6076611a574001
Yes 8.5.0.314 8.5.0.314 Netherlands
2 AVG Technologies CZ, s.r.o. Executable 064f5fbeb2576bb6
a374fc5af0352d83
22c13e6e
2714eff3cd8b8605
76b4d5a5350223d6
Yes 8.5.0.401 8.5.0.401 India
3 AVG Technologies CZ, s.r.o. Executable 064f5fbeb2576bb6
a374fc5af0352d83
22c13e6e
2714eff3cd8b8605
76b4d5a5350223d6
Yes 8.5.0.401 8.5.0.401 Macau
4 AVG Technologies CZ, s.r.o. Executable 064f5fbeb2576bb6
a374fc5af0352d83
22c13e6e
2714eff3cd8b8605
76b4d5a5350223d6
Yes 8.5.0.401 8.5.0.401 Italy
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  • 32 items per page
 
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