How to Remove “avant.exe”

What is avant.exe?

avant.exe is a legitimate executable file developed by Avant Force. This process is known as Avant Browser and it belongs to the software Avant Browser. It is commonly stored in C:\Program Files. Cyber criminals find a way out to mimic malicious programs in the name of avant.exe to spread malware infection.

Affected Platform: Windows OS

How to detect whether your system is affected by avant.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 startup.
  • 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 avant.exe file and open its location.

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

How does Comodo Antivirus help you to protect your system from avant.exe malware?

Comodo Antivirus protects your system from malware attacks and also removes any existing infections. Following are the steps to effectively purge out the avant.exe malware from your system.

Step 1: Download and install Comodo 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.

Step 5: Wait until the Comodo Internet Security updates the antivirus.

Step 6: Initiate a quick scan that instantly begins after the update.

Step 7: If the system is infected with avant.exe malware or any other threats, you will be prompted with an alert screen upon scanning.

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

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Malware Entries

First Seen: 24 February 2018 at 9:35 am
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Malware
Name
Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
Malware Behavior
1 Avant Force Executable 60c2c303593d56c5
068f359eae2e07b8
f74d35e5
532df8844356d3d1
b8ff9057dd14c8b9
Win32.Jeefo.
A
No 12.5.0.0 12.5.0.0 Thailand N/A
2 Avant Force Executable 8e96b98642504de5
0b0af4680b30cbaf
361e2572
717b15f0ac5f912a
51a2bdbbb81590ad
Win32.Jeefo.
A
No 12.5.0.0 12.5.0.0 Thailand N/A
3 Avant Force Executable 199edfa5c6b301d5
cd2557eecefdea60
dea2a713
5f32dc473b1f07b4
9e488ca1a5238661
Virus.Win32.
Floxif.A
Yes 12.5.0.0 12.5.0.0 154.120.81.14/32 N/A
4 Avant Force Executable d8c77599de503705
96b9461b290784ff
cc607c2e
936b2c9dabc9faea
7fc8779eda391ddb
EmailWorm.Wi
n32.Runonce.
~v001
Yes 12.5.0.0 12.5.0.0 197.210.8.13/32 N/A
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Safe Entries

First Seen: 21 September 2009 at 6:21 pm
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
1 Avant Force Executable 51a415f1c99d74d1
1ea16c04974aaf5c
26a928b3
bc85d3b37e28fc6c
a964b75dc149ce33
Yes 11.9.0.27 11.9.0.27 Internal Submission
2 Avant Force Executable 70e16f258eaac520
e2a28a77e568cad8
9b2ee227
34d51be7251b99c7
89e458a0961d4f79
Yes 11.8.0.119 11.8.0.119 10.224.1.117/32
3 N/A Executable 7e68cb7c565015ed
5471a68b122c25c9
0400544d
4c898826a6f91149
242c183d1f12eaff
No 10.0.0.168 10.0 Russian Federation
4 Avant Force Executable 183f2d1d7142b301
038ace0d9a582144
65a0bbe5
afe59f4230d257d6
f19c80c784ff79ee
Yes 11.8.0.109 11.8.0.109 United States
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