How to Remove “VisthAux.exe”

What is VisthAux.exe?

VisthAux.exe is a legitimate process file popularly known as Avast Virus Scanner. It is associated with Avast Software developed by the company of the same name. It is located in C:\Program Files\AVAST Software\Avast\ by default. Malware programmers create files with virus scripts and name them after VisthAux.exe with an intention to spread virus on the internet.

Affected Platform: Windows OS

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

Keep an eye for the following symptoms to see if your PC is infected with VisthAux.exe malware:

  • Internet connection fluctuates
  • VisthAux.exe takes too much CPU space
  • PC slows down significantly
  • Browser automatically redirects to some irrelevant websites
  • Unsolicited ads and popups starts appearing
  • Screen freezes constantly

Take the following steps to diagnose your PC for possible VisthAux.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\AVAST Software\Avast\, then you should run an antivirus scan to get rid of the malware.

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

Step 1: Download the award-winning Free Antivirus.

Step 2: Installation configuration frames will be displayed. Select the configuration you would like to apply.

Step 3: After network detection is complete, press “Close” button for a scan window.

Step 4: Restart your PC.

Step 5: It will take some time for the Comodo Internet Security to update the antivirus.

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

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

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

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Malware Entries

First Seen: 22 May 2009 at 7:36 am
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Malware
Name
Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
Malware Behavior
1 AVAST Software Executable 47f6499a00003124
1671728505e70c9a
6ec69c6c
fc9d32220bfea53a
73e66cb99a8a1ad7
Win32.Jeefo.
A
No 6.0.1367.0 6.0.1367.0 Russian Federation N/A
2 AVAST Software Executable 4217963f3e1c15a5
3ac3c740be674076
3e034854
9ac56c9f7754a753
bf11ac50d85ab4c8
Unclassified
Malware
Yes 9.0.2011.2
63
9.0.2011.2
63
Algeria N/A
3 ALWIL Software Executable 2bbbaf307f27c5d7
d4ce2446ac59c466
d041a011
2b7683fbfb769be2
be6f2f18c858431f
Virus.Win32.
Sality.gen
No 4, 7,
1098, 0
4, 7, 0, 0 Brazil N/A
4 AVAST Software Executable 6486b0c743eac9b1
9e3070a3bb8a0130
05eb34f8
a0577f048456f288
140d33af8fdb6140
EmailWorm.Wi
n32.Runonce.
~v001
Yes 17.5.3559.
0
17.5.3559.
0
154.72.79.212/32 N/A
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Safe Entries

First Seen: 12 July 2008 at 1:33 pm
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
1 AVAST Software Executable d0b45c4ec6ad3de1
2bd56b12f4751e1d
b6ac54f2
b1ebf5534cb24d3a
343faae3de67503c
Yes 7.0.1407.0 7.0.1407.0 10.224.1.54/32
2 AVAST Software Executable 677460ade4b28724
21b350a367c0a43b
7286d6ef
346a395b01a89c36
da1fa1e8c7f65ecc
Yes 8.0.1482.4
5
8.0.1482.4
5
Czech Republic
3 ALWIL Software Executable 0e3a3ef0f5aff7c5
911f5ef3085f8063
0b4ee38b
61d0832f14de1b4b
b0eb33fcc335aaf5
Yes 4, 8,
1351, 0
4, 8, 0, 0 Internal Submission
4 AVAST Software Executable 7e6605b82ad3b333
0a1a549d8727a7bc
96ee0de2
b5de5fd48276b863
9b1aad8fd9dbe91b
Yes 6.0.1289.0 6.0.1289.0 10.224.1.59/32
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