How to Remove “avnt.exe”

What is avnt.exe?

avnt.exe is a legitimate process file popularly known as avnt.exe. It belongs to Quick Heal Antivirus, developed by Quick Heal Technologies, LTD. It is located in C:\Program Files by default.

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

Affected Platforms: Windows OS

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

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

  • Unstable internet connection
  • avnt.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 avnt.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.

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

Step 1: Download our award-winning 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: Restart your PC after the installation gets over

Step 5: Wait for Comodo Internet Security to update the antivirus.

Step 6: Proceed with the quick scan that automatically begins after the update.

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

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

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Malware Entries

First Seen: 03 March 2011 at 11:18 pm
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Malware
Name
Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
Malware Behavior
1 N/A Executable 6bb25f25ccaa8c4b
2555c0c0aeac4ac7
713a2905
4b5d740c575f4ca5
98276bd4c0fc7f4b
Virus.Win32.
Ramnit.K
No N/A N/A United States N/A
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Safe Entries

First Seen: 03 July 2008 at 7:44 pm
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
1 N/A Executable 0a8f08098f81e5ae
79a3ac8e514629b5
5c5e2823
7221e3fbdfb982ae
cb84685af070e781
No N/A N/A Internal Submission
2 N/A Executable ab40d9fcde35d809
459d3d40bfb41ca4
8804e360
2b9facd340ffa28e
205e1961ebaa7be3
No N/A N/A Hungary
3 N/A Executable 704020033e182a68
46f853c83989d744
f95f5787
79498951801988ed
fd494c9ec1f27cb3
No N/A N/A 176.199.142.81/32
4 N/A Executable fe3662f8667f1363
fad3fbce672ea676
78207c0c
fbc5c9b88b0a808f
ccf65c45299c430f
No N/A N/A Internal Submission
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