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?

  1. Step 1: Download the award-winning Free Comodo Antivirus.
  2. Step 2: Installation configuration frames will be displayed. Select the configuration you would like to apply.
  3. Step 3: After network detection is complete, press “Close” button for a scan window.
  4. Step 4: Restart your PC.
  5. Step 5: It will take some time for the Comodo Internet Security to update the antivirus.
  6. Step 6: Proceed with a quick scan that automatically begins after the update.
  7. Step 7: If threats are found during the scanning, you will be prompted with an alert screen.
  8. Step 8: Comodo Antivirus will remove avp.exe  malware from your computer including all other malwares!

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Malware Entries

First Seen: 14 October 2011 at 3:40 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 aaaa Executable 3ab4324ec94355cf
d3e167219cf2ae12
27787aa4
f1677123afc41fd4
5317e87c09968d05
Packed.Win32
.Packer.~GEN
No 1.00 1.00 10.224.1.21/32 N/A
3 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
4 N/A Executable a7ce4f65866e4926
eb1aee217393b794
dd810b2b
05f950fe35a7b5db
5e948756447f0a55
Worm.Win32.D
elf.NDP
No N/A N/A Russian Federation N/A
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Safe Entries

First Seen: 24 January 2009 at 1:50 pm
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
1 Kaspersky Lab ZAO Executable 1ce98940ea3740bc
e26d8f3ed35bed68
c1e8b4f0
69d6086bce3005cd
dd3425dffeed091e
Yes 13.0.1.406
7
13.0.1.406
7
10.224.1.58/32
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 5ffd311df3385cd1
54dfcc7857ac635e
021f4f9d
6c9d5badc8f83d41
0a278717c2eea6f6
Yes 12.0.1.513 12.0.1.513 Russian Federation
4 N/A Executable 811077ee0518b338
7c875e03c18196cd
71596568
9d58f7a2e4c58560
8fdb1e3ea989c015
No N/A N/A 10.224.1.61/32
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