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: 07 May 2012 at 3:41 pm
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Malware
Name
Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
Malware Behavior
1 Avant Force Executable 8e96b98642504de5
0b0af4680b30cbaf
361e2572
717b15f0ac5f912a
51a2bdbbb81590ad
Win32.Jeefo.
A
No 12.5.0.0 12.5.0.0 Thailand N/A
2 Avant Force Executable ebdd4ab1358cd80c
92707161c8d13de8
64bce331
7aeccf2803cbd20c
f5d8c1520d30d7e7
Virus.Win32.
Floxif.A
Yes 12.5.0.0 12.5.0.0 197.211.58.107/32 N/A
3 Avant Force Executable 68f748c256e350a3
37748cea69dadf51
be32df55
2fa86d9ebe0a1cd2
bd2f638e715e384e
Virus.Win32.
Virut.CE
Yes 12.5.0.0 12.5.0.0 Nigeria N/A
4 Avant Force Executable 9d4d0dc9941cf922
ec5e5600e4f974f8
42cf3629
100374fbca985454
6bd54c9ab20e51d4
ApplicUnsaf.
Win32.Adware
.Fearads.~E
No 12.0.0.0 12.0.0.0 10.224.1.116/32 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 494e7eb17d8f52c1
b2b91a811ab557b2
600c1ee7
3a715f5693c30335
e2453f2f659203c7
Yes 12.0.0.0 12.0.0.0 Internal Submission
3 Avant Force Executable 926f6fb4095351c2
f9da9e45a801f74f
f6fef792
eb148bb71ab2ba6c
c3d51fec417b13cb
Yes 12.0.0.0 12.0.0.0 10.224.1.54/32
4 Avant Force Executable f9f71ac7d27ef56b
ff8bf72119ba1c1e
b5e2d8e1
8ef91f5f573408d4
bca542e79b53de8a
Yes 12.0.0.0 12.0.0.0 Internal Submission
Display 4 items per page
  • 4 items per page
  • 8 items per page
  • 16 items per page
  • 32 items per page
 
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