How to Remove “avgupsvc.exe”

What is avgupsvc.exe?

avgupsvc.exe is a legitimate file. This process is known as AVG Update Service. It belongs to software AVG 7.5 Anti-Virus System and was developed by GRISOFT. It is commonly stored in C:\Program Files. Malware programmers or cyber criminals write different types of malicious programs and name it as avgupsvc.exe to spread virus.

Affected Platform: Windows OS

How to check if your computer is infected with avgupsvc.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 avgupsvc.exe malware:

  • Internet connection fluctuates
  • avgupsvc.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 avgupsvc.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 avgupsvc.exe malware.

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

Ideally, replacing the existing avgupsvc.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 avgupsvc.exe malware from your computer including all other malwares!
 

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Malware Entries

First Seen: 02 September 2008 at 3:56 pm
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Malware
Name
Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
Malware Behavior
1 N/A Executable 7fe74dedd19339d4
041bf533a63dfa7d
157ccc0d
6367c20c0510fbad
909a6c80d447d9b4
Unclassified
Malware
No N/A N/A India N/A
2 N/A Executable c3c2004b0d7dfad3
230c4d1f4ab8a3de
bce67e7e
d2bdb833990d8acc
a695b2b43d41b163
TrojWare.Win
32.Downloade
r.Agent.gxqe
No N/A N/A Internal Submission N/A
3 N/A Executable 7fe74dedd19339d4
041bf533a63dfa7d
157ccc0d
6367c20c0510fbad
909a6c80d447d9b4
Unclassified
Malware
No N/A N/A Poland N/A
4 GRISOFT, s.r.o. Executable 128b7f47454dc9a3
b13309b9d4c86cb2
ea2f70f3
2a943c7f261c1722
524959136d9b4800
Virus.Win32.
Virut.Ce
No 7.5.0.420 7.5.0.420 Jamaica N/A
Display 4 items per page
  • 4 items per page
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11

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 e1f287d3cd6e947c
b0e0166c9b890c2d
8c926757
N/A No 7,0,0,132 7.0.0.132 Brazil
2 GRISOFT, s.r.o. Executable 35937b315bd4c644
3863fe5ec7be9bdd
154e7545
30a14f65db477dc0
0a64a5a24e96919c
No 7.5.0.420 7.5.0.420 Hungary
3 GRISOFT, s.r.o. Executable 35937b315bd4c644
3863fe5ec7be9bdd
154e7545
30a14f65db477dc0
0a64a5a24e96919c
No 7.5.0.420 7.5.0.420 10.224.1.116/32
4 GRISOFT, s.r.o. Executable 20838f9d6c9025d0
f90ace0685d14f27
64b444f8
62e6b23b906b2138
36470740fe449b43
No 7,1,0,321 7.1.0.321 Internal Submission
Display 4 items per page
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  • 8 items per page
  • 16 items per page
  • 32 items per page
 
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