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!
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Malware Entries

First Seen: 14 April 2010 at 1:27 pm
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Malware
Name
Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
Malware Behavior
1 N/A Executable b5d5c3c483cdc976
e9b4bf2bec395d93
a86cbb66
2f4346892dabbd73
f38c10626568e50e
TrojWare.Win
32.SecurityS
uite.B
No 2, 7, 0,
792
2, 7, 0,
792
Internal Submission N/A
2 Intelij Executable 6f110c8b4db8c0b6
9e61c343ce97367f
03900bf5
20b59df546cd3484
4123ad02245b7118
Unclassified
Malware
No 3333.03 3333.03 China N/A
3 DNSClient Executable 256a7b5087c73c8f
8b0d688ec1aa560a
ddee60ed
0bc27aed9095ece7
2127b9f8feaaa3db
Unclassified
Malware
No 2.03 2.03 United States N/A
4 Intelij Executable 4d1fc5cca321a45b
24820bae67cc7781
c8ded6b9
b915525004da2e2d
4463799f7a54ae77
Unclassified
Malware
No 3333.03 3333.03 United States N/A
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Safe Entries

First Seen: 02 June 2008 at 9:43 am
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
1 Avira Operations GmbH & Co. KG Executable a49d4dbbd07ccac7
90348b535f189303
5a927d81
3d1b68de5d9c4b74
904506cf525988c6
Yes 13.6.0.172
2
13.6.0.172
2
United States
2 Avira Operations GmbH & Co. KG Executable c9a10106a4b541fa
bc61ecb4a3e4b759
1f0a675c
88ad3cdc2e6f217e
dbe426d78c440ccb
Yes 12.1.0.18 12.1.0.18 Egypt
3 Avira GmbH Executable e1e37cefdf7198c3
1c22e09996d8d6be
20aae4e5
92ac7f96c23ba99f
5bdc88523f7da145
No 8.01.04.10 8.01.04.10 China
4 Avira GmbH Executable a723586c7583ff51
80d071574fc352fd
1fe5b825
3f2f13562d142b21
93ae45941bf94af0
No 9.00.03.07 9.00.03.07 India
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