How to Remove “avgas.exe”

What is avgas.exe?

avgas.exe is a legitimate file. This process is known as AVG Anti-Spyware. It belongs to AVG Anti-Spyware software and was developed by GRISOFT s.r.o. It is commonly stored in C:\Program Files. 

Cybercriminals write different types of malicious programs and name it as avgas.exe to spread virus.

Affected Platform: Windows OS

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

Each malware is different and causes unique problems to the system. You will notice one or several of the following symptoms if your system is infected with avgas.exe malware:

  • Internet connection fluctuates
  • avgas.exe file is taking more of your CPU memory 
  • System performance is very low
  • Browser is redirected to some strange websites
  • Interference of annoying popup ads
  • Other malwares infiltrate into the system

To further establish the malware infection, 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 avgas.exe and open the file location

If the file is located outside C:\Program Files, then it is likely that the system is affected with avgas.exe malware.

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

Ideally, replacing the existing avgas.exe file on your computer with a different version procured from the internet is advisable. To remove the file using Comodo's trusted and effective antivirus software, follow the steps below:

Step 1: Download the award-winning Comodo 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: Once the Installation is Finished, 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 avgas.exe malware from your computer including all other malwares!

 

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Malware Entries

First Seen: 17 August 2010 at 6:33 am
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Malware
Name
Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
Malware Behavior
1 N/A Executable 70d889657483b175
6b2e581c7d9e7dc1
27c0a6d4
49d7d75dc0876296
e4556497d2135ec9
TrojWare.Win
32.Trojan.Ge
neric.459118
80
No N/A N/A Internal Submission N/A
2 GRISOFT s.r.o. Executable 7ec1e935ce98054c
2afa1bce9cdb916d
1b45d7f4
cdba65f6719a93e4
99fab1b6c115dcdc
Virus.Win32.
Sality.gen
No 7, 5, 1,
43
7, 5, 1,
43
Vietnam N/A
3 GRISOFT s.r.o. Executable c390540118b0a291
cfdff849749b365f
b182bb0d
a3c71616980a01f4
9abf32e1b9b917e6
Virus.Win32.
Sality.gen
No 7, 5, 1,
43
7, 5, 1,
43
Malaysia N/A
4 GRISOFT s.r.o. Executable aa7c52aad8c7a428
f64b980caa462025
8065a251
16e20faf85c95eb9
74b84320ef1c5679
Virus.Win32.
Sality.gen
No 7, 5, 1,
43
7, 5, 1,
43
India N/A
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Safe Entries

First Seen: 19 June 2008 at 10:24 am
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
1 GRISOFT s.r.o. Executable 9d5165b765744b6b
3e7e4e333c6645f7
81d87590
cc6bc45dd5a58158
645e7fb2953604fe
Yes 7, 5, 1,
43
7, 5, 1,
43
South Africa
2 GRISOFT s.r.o. Executable 9d5165b765744b6b
3e7e4e333c6645f7
81d87590
cc6bc45dd5a58158
645e7fb2953604fe
Yes 7, 5, 1,
43
7, 5, 1,
43
Internal Submission
3 Anti-Malware Development a.s. Executable 02acaa1ab747c720
279810abdca4be7e
f23d407d
2ae3437c005bf1f0
cf3ec31204307677
No 7, 5, 0,
50
7, 5, 0,
50
Internal Submission
4 Anti-Malware Development a.s. Executable 7e9e4962b897fd55
a4dd8445f5cfeb56
289353cf
1cf87dfe2b049277
4a42d73deb9f73c8
No 7, 5, 0,
47
7, 5, 0,
47
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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