How to Remove “avgw.exe”

What is avgw.exe?


avgw.exe is a legitimate file process developed by AVG.  It is associated with program software AVG Anti-Virus system. You can locate the file in C:\Program Files. The virus is created by malware authors and are named them after avgw.exe file.

Affected Platform: Windows OS

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

Keep an eye for the following symptoms to check if your PC is infected with avgw.exe malware:

  • Unstable internet connection
  • Browser redirects to unwanted websites
  • PC performance slows down
  • Browser is bombarded with hordes of popup ads
  • System screen freezes repeatedly


If you find any of  the above mentioned symptoms, take the following steps to be sure about the malware infection:

1) Press CTRL+ALT+DEL keys to open Task Manager.

2) Go to the process tab and right-click on the avgw.exe file and open its location.

If the file is located outside C:\Program Files, then you should take measures to get rid of the malware.

How to remove avgw.exe malware from system with Comodo Cleaning Essentials?

Comodo Cleaning Essentials (CCE) incoporates antivirus software with unique features like auto-sandboxing to identify and obstruct every suspicious process running on an endpoint with a single click. To remove malwares using avgw.exe, follow the steps mentioned below:

Step 1: Download the CCE suite.

Step 2: To start the application, double-click on the CCE.exe file.

Step 3: It then probes the antivirus to initiate a full system scan to identify and remove any existing malicious files.

Step 4: If threats are found during the scanning, you will be prompted with an alert screen.

Step 5: Comodo Cleaning Essentials will remove avgw.exe malware from your computer including all other malwares!

 

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Malware Entries

First Seen: 06 August 2008 at 5:26 am
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Malware
Name
Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
Malware Behavior
1 GRISOFT, s.r.o. Executable 7bcc670ee1615816
42bb14bce7ae28c2
4ce84a46
e32051babb5fcb27
3871b07e3b58fd07
Virus.Win32.
Sality.gen
No 7,0,0,175 7.0.0.175 India N/A
2 GRISOFT, s.r.o. Executable 56f385c395091b2a
c92f46bb002799d7
4f2fcad8
dd75d9db20d24a37
9a12e8519cb3da33
Worm.Win32.M
abezat.b5
No 7.5.0.436 7.5.0.436 Algeria N/A
3 GRISOFT, s.r.o. Executable 9dd208ded944c074
f69496576228bc1d
109db097
d6c8f894751c6bb4
2d4c000a8d0001d9
Virus.Win32.
Sality.gen
No 7.5.0.454 7.5.0.454 Thailand N/A
4 GRISOFT, s.r.o. Executable e45eb0a70ce3e5b0
4fd8984d97262ea1
bc4e175f
f4e600b42c15eb70
9a96c307c13bb7c8
Virus.Win32.
Sality.gen
No 7.5.0.417 7.5.0.417 10.224.1.51/32 N/A
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26

Safe Entries

First Seen: 04 June 2008 at 11:32 am
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
1 GRISOFT, s.r.o. Executable 1fd7435876fb8b5c
42ec50fe4ff4f493
de7d34d5
2c0e9fe0586174df
26ed886133f37c06
No 7,1,0,295 7.1.0.295 Greece
2 GRISOFT, s.r.o. Executable 801daee1783e6268
beace565123bc658
55df4145
98f7c449d7c48666
c367364655801a37
No 7.5.0.417 7.5.0.417 Hungary
3 GRISOFT, s.r.o. Executable 801daee1783e6268
beace565123bc658
55df4145
98f7c449d7c48666
c367364655801a37
No 7.5.0.417 7.5.0.417 10.224.1.116/32
4 GRISOFT, s.r.o. Executable f5aadab9c25a1173
47215406e85e1ad4
16c7a3b6
b331ef4c7437f509
3d703340678469eb
No 7.5.0.502 7.5.0.502 Internal Submission
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