How to Remove “avp.exe”

What is avp.exe?

avp.exe is a legitimate process file popularly known as Kaspersky Antivirus. It is associated with the Kaspersky Antivirus software developed by its parent company Kaspersky Internet Security. It is located in C:\Program Files by default. Malware programmers create files with virus scripts and name them after avp.exe  with an intention to spread virus on the internet.

Affected Platform: Windows OS

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

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

  • Internet connection fluctuates
  • avp.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 avp.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 avp.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 avp.exe  malware from your computer including all other malwares!

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Malware Entries

First Seen: 17 December 2009 at 3:59 am
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Malware
Name
Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
Malware Behavior
1 Kaspersky Lab ZAO Executable 67983ea3b6ab922b
947f109a042a88bc
00674a26
ff13bb9d7ec95b14
7bdb88a9f419d6e3
Virus.Win32.
Sality.gen
No 11.0.0.232 11.0.0.232 Sri Lanka N/A
2 Kaspersky Lab ZAO Executable ee158f1ded130a44
06ade8d4edc491a6
9cfea70e
7907a6fd44013dd8
46218ab4a0bcd4a8
Virus.Win32.
Sality.gen
No 11.0.1.419 11.0.1.419 31.9.117.160/32 N/A
3 N/A Executable 5f1805b9bdf67d3e
0006af1f16658788
24622ccc
d5281b94cbb46b10
7236f9bca56aec2c
Win32.Neshta
.A
No N/A N/A Russian Federation N/A
4 Kaspersky Lab Executable 14d3e419d992de8e
d29dabcb24f95a51
f6effea1
a037dce7f0d80fb8
16161dedeb1e2306
Virus.Win32.
Sality.gen
No 9.0.0.754 9.0.0.754 India N/A
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Safe Entries

First Seen: 02 September 2008 at 4:32 pm
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
1 Kaspersky Lab ZAO Executable 3073a78d7411210f
d762ce6237865eff
528661be
2718dc27571bd1e3
7813f5759d2dc118
Yes 12.0.0.374 12.0.0.374 Internal Submission
2 Kaspersky Lab ZAO Executable 4c07150c4bdf3b49
b54be7b0ea7caab1
93db784e
e26d04cecd6c7c71
cfbb3f335875bc31
Yes 14.0.0.465
1
14.0.0.465
1
United States
3 Kaspersky Lab ZAO Executable 3073a78d7411210f
d762ce6237865eff
528661be
2718dc27571bd1e3
7813f5759d2dc118
Yes 12.0.0.374 12.0.0.374 176.222.141.214/32
4 Sega Europe Limited Executable 44203565ea02c666
068f3bc2717aca88
f46d6cf3
68b99f77d5e0ca77
8046cdae7877084f
Yes 1. 0. 0. 0 1. 0. 0. 0 United States
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