How to Remove “avgnt.exe”

What is avgnt.exe?

avgnt.exe is a legitimate process file popularly known as Antivirus System Tray Tool. It is associated with Avira AntiVir Personal Edition software developed by Avira GmbH. It is located in C:\Program Files by default. Malware programmers create files with virus scripts and name them after avgnt.exe with an intention to spread virus on the internet.

Affected Platform: Windows OS

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

  • Keep an eye for the following symptoms to see if your PC is infected with avgnt.exe malware:
  • Internet connection fluctuates
  • avgnt.exe takes too much CPU space
  • PC slows down significantly
  • Browser automatically redirects to some irrelevant websites
  • Unsolicited ads and popups starts appearing
  • Screen freezes constantly

Take the following steps to diagnose your PC for possible avgnt.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, then you should run an antivirus scan to get rid of the malware.

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

Step 1: Download the award-winning Free Comodo Antivirus.

Step 2: Installation configuration frames will be displayed. Select the configuration you would like to apply.

Step 3: After network detection is complete, press “Close” button for a scan window.

Step 4: 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 avgnt.exe malware from your computer including all other malwares!

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First Seen: 03 June 2008 at 5:31 pm
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