How to Remove “apvxdwin.exe”

What is apvxdwin.exe?

apvxdwin.exe is a legitimate process file popularly known as Platinum permanent protection. It is associated with software Panda Internet Security  developed by Panda Software International. It is located in C:\Program files by default.

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

Affected Platforms: Windows OS

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

Look out for the these symptoms to check if your PC is infected with apvxdwin.exe malware:
  • Unstable internet connection
  • apvxdwin.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 apvxdwin.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 apvxdwin.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 apvxdwin.exe malware from your computer including all other malwares!
 
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Malware Entries

First Seen: 23 October 2011 at 2:23 pm
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Malware
Name
Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
Malware Behavior
1 Panda Software International Executable 667a1cd2193092d1
49679d2a5c0e5fc1
69f867e7
64202584aef2c1a5
76a415b2c6366ab2
Virus.Win32.
Sality.gen
No 8.00.25.00 6.01.00 Albania N/A
2 Panda Software International Executable 37564a7f6108d223
d4f0e5e96afaec0e
b8d0357d
304d9720ad1f1eb6
726844dc7e00405c
Win32.Jeefo.
A
No 6.01.22 6.01.22 Poland N/A
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Safe Entries

First Seen: 04 June 2008 at 7:47 pm
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
1 Panda Software International Executable 3a91ffbfd3ef1bc2
8e3d6b9713d6ab71
a2f92a8f
N/A No 3.02.03 2.05.00 Chile
2 Panda Security, S.L. Executable b36eed2351fe7791
a744fab71238f9f9
8473a172
a1b7ffeb6228175e
16c70cab65f5d18b
Yes 11.09.15.1
4
4.00.00 Internal Submission
3 Panda Security, S.L. Executable 64a1b9af5fed78ea
eef43373fd92dfd7
4b6faec4
f9413654dba2f81c
a2fdc827c41bdf6e
Yes 13.10.12.7
2
6.01.01 10.224.21.40/32
4 Panda Security, S.L. Executable f94611cfe0554dfa
1caa1e6660483cce
72bd22b2
e000e45d161e05ab
c0a6d98b2ac15445
Yes 12.10.12.1
3
5.00.00 198.20.167.84/32
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