How to Remove “aewrkpvd.exe”

What is aewrkpvd.exe?

aewrkpvd.exe is a legitimate executable file developed by Microsoft Corporation. This process is known as Application Performance Explorer Worker Provider and it belongs to Application Performance Explorer Worker Provider. It is commonly stored in C:\Program Files.

Cybercriminals find a way out to mimic malicious programs in the name of aewrkpvd.exe to spread malware infection.

Affected Platform: Windows OS

How to detect whether your system is affected by aewrkpvd.exe?

Viruses can easily affect and corrupt “.exe” files causing several system malfunctions. Below are the symptoms to check if your system is infected with the malware:

  • Problem during computer start-up.
  • Problem during program start-up.
  • Errors while running specific functions.
  • Damaged and missing link files.
  • Conflict in the process.
  • Missing or corrupted driver files.
  • Invalid Windows registry.
  • Hardware malfunction.

To further establish the infection of malware, take the following steps:

  • Go to Task Manager by pressing the combination of keys CTRL+ALT+DEL.
  • Go to the process tab and right-click on the aewrkpvd.exe file and open its location.

If the file is located outside C:\Program Files, then you should perform an antivirus scan to get rid of the malware infection.

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Malware Entries

First Seen: 28 April 2009 at 4:55 am
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Malware
Name
Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
Malware Behavior
1 Microsoft Corporation Executable 5946ea15a6be4e45
12636bf71e3ea1ca
0d64344e
37fb2246795a6cda
377375e3bf0a2034
Virus.Win32.
Sality.gen
No 6.00.8169 6.00.8169 Tunisia N/A
2 N/A Executable 36f21797bc5a470b
57aadeb30acaf8e2
2b82505a
f5e7430feb91ddbc
bb279043251ec890
Virus.Win32.
Sality.gen
No N/A N/A India N/A
3 Microsoft Corporation Executable 94e3d09d8e74e525
3c4974509c5beffb
cab2a5bc
820852cf707f09ed
9e5674407de5b948
Virus.Win32.
Sality.gen
No 6.00.8169 6.00.8169 India N/A
4 Microsoft Corporation Executable 93e27e2103f62a8d
5329a3a1cfd998ac
55721c65
6a278f1200012d6c
2d59a294d28002aa
Virus.Win32.
Virut.CE
No 6.00.8169 6.00.8169 Portugal N/A
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Safe Entries

First Seen: 31 July 2008 at 4:55 pm
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
1 Microsoft Corporation Executable 2e886aee0a2bd35d
f4b3960b730ba9f4
1282ed91
6459a0f7697cff5e
197aa6526f218e54
No 6.00.8169 6.00.8169 United States
2 Microsoft Corporation Executable 452366d0ed898f77
57a038d2c1678237
4c442e8f
N/A No 6.00.8169 6.00.8169 Philippines
3 Microsoft Corporation Executable cc30c38cbf68de1f
e78c94efe2e475b4
d72b9b11
ebbdf9418ab1b5fc
966fa4750ed61362
No 1.00.3716 1.00.3716 Ukraine
4 Microsoft Corporation Executable 2e886aee0a2bd35d
f4b3960b730ba9f4
1282ed91
6459a0f7697cff5e
197aa6526f218e54
No 6.00.8169 6.00.8169 United States
Display 4 items per page
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