How to Remove “avscan.exe”

What is avscan.exe?


avscan.exe is a legitimate file. This process is known as Workstation On-Demand Scanner. It belongs to Avira AntiVir Personal-Free software and was developed by Avira Gmbh. It is commonly stored in C:\Program Files. Malware programmers or cybercriminals write different types of malicious programs and name them as avscan.exe to spread virus.

Affected Platform: Windows OS


How to check if your computer is infected with avscan.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 avscan.exe malware:
  • Internet connection fluctuates
  • avscan.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 avscan.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 avscan.exe malware.

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

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


Windows OS PC Security Softwares: 

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Malware Entries

First Seen: 28 November 2011 at 3:32 am
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Malware
Name
Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
Malware Behavior
1 Avira GmbH Executable 5d69f3158e436f6f
c0f1e948b2b19398
fd5c0c4c
ce6a2beea07876cc
9677c26eda741b06
Virus.Win32.
Sality.gen
No 8.01.02.12 8.01.02.12 Indonesia N/A
2 N/A Executable e82ef6fdfd8c21d0
23ea98c76f5703ec
77644895
cecbb2cfc92b9542
0559a9ea408407a4
Win32.Neshta
.A
No N/A N/A Europe N/A
3 Avira GmbH Executable 9982c6d8b58c8593
69edae88b097c6ec
20d98152
2dd82873ae4c69bb
1424ee75c2adf849
Virus.Win32.
Sality.gen
No 10.00.03.0
1
10.00.03.0
1
Thailand N/A
4 Avira GmbH Executable 5a47fc46f5412fe5
b502e0a15921a6da
7fcfce2f
599f11a59a012b23
b8224e2d0bcb6c6d
Virus.Win32.
Virut.CE
No 9.00.03.05 9.00.03.05 Nepal N/A
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Safe Entries

First Seen: 06 October 2008 at 5:43 pm
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
1 Avira Operations GmbH & Co. KG Executable caedf416b831de8e
39ebbe0ca5a96e64
53359250
516e1bf65c02dfce
21471b2bd419ff43
Yes 13.6.20.21
00
13.6.20.21
00
Japan
2 Avira GmbH Executable 7d4d3c606e0778ff
c894476938fd3e87
4cc3d90c
3fbd9c7505cb2e70
a64919f563ba2baa
No 7.00.00.35 7.00.00.35 Internal Submission
3 Avira Operations GmbH & Co. KG Executable 385e489eb84e271a
208fedcfc2897fbf
2e31d036
1113372d2a0990d1
858037b617fccf83
Yes 15.0.32.11 15.0.32.11 10.108.51.216/32
4 Avira Operations GmbH & Co. KG Executable ad28d713355208d7
903e558ad6b09e72
c85c02d9
cbc994e899c3c776
8aac39368ae0ef15
Yes 12.1.0.20 12.1.0.20 Japan
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