How to Remove “avginet.exe”

What is avginet.exe?


avginet.exe is a legitimate process file popularly known as AVG Update downloader. It is associated with AVG Antivirus developed by Avg Anti-Virus. It is located in C:\Program Files by default.

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

Affected Platforms: Windows OS

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

Look out for the these symptoms to check if your PC is infected with avginet.exe malware:

  • Unstable internet connection
  • avginet.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 avginet.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.

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Step 7: If threats are found during the scanning, you will be notified through an alert screen.

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

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Malware Entries

First Seen: 12 September 2008 at 10:24 am
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Malware
Name
Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
Malware Behavior
1 GRISOFT(c) SOFTWARE s.r.o. Executable 8ddbdf536cb9e2a2
2c2abb37a5ec8b0d
14a423e0
0915d2255952b89b
5b8d12c46d2bdbe8
Virus.Win32.
Virut.Ce
No 6, 0, 0,
313
6, 0, 0, 0 United States N/A
2 GRISOFT(c) SOFTWARE s.r.o. Executable eeb1529b8e837a8a
be3c2fffc45f2019
cb660e43
965f2b4f25ae2256
7cfb98fe1b93fde6
Virus.Win32.
Murofet.a
No 6, 0, 0,
313
6, 0, 0, 0 United States N/A
3 GRISOFT, s.r.o. Executable b43371a7fc8ffc90
c92b1befe45973d2
9e1eca48
f1ab1f5ad84c5585
690fdac269fd0517
Virus.Win32.
Murofet.a
No 7.5.0.472 7.5.0.472 Bulgaria N/A
4 GRISOFT, s.r.o. Executable a52d2569c8e7e75b
e9d8bfa75f7f2e40
d0825059
8c38deee49eaa933
9cbf0145a0949634
Virus.Win32.
Sality.gen
No 7,0,0,174 7.0.0.174 India N/A
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Safe Entries

First Seen: 09 June 2008 at 9:45 pm
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
1 GRISOFT, s.r.o. Executable b56ea94a14f0f6b5
8533bf468f0edc82
bd9d8125
84565a20bf72468a
841d340330dd681a
No 7.5.0.421 7.5.0.421 10.224.1.116/32
2 GRISOFT, s.r.o. Executable b56ea94a14f0f6b5
8533bf468f0edc82
bd9d8125
84565a20bf72468a
841d340330dd681a
No 7.5.0.421 7.5.0.421 Hungary
3 GRISOFT, s.r.o. Executable dc0eabc0e254a15f
e014899073ccf74a
0f4a7d53
b178f706b9f36ede
7464e3e5bf9a39a0
No 7.5.0.522 7.5.0.522 Hong Kong
4 GRISOFT, s.r.o. Executable ce74fc8c094137b7
500782f9571c1759
7642e6d0
5a73e01771c7bc5a
2a16cf2f334aa702
No 7,1,0,402 7.1.0.402 Internal Submission
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