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: 21 October 2017 at 8:37 pm
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Malware
Name
Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
Malware Behavior
1 N/A Executable e82ef6fdfd8c21d0
23ea98c76f5703ec
77644895
cecbb2cfc92b9542
0559a9ea408407a4
Win32.Neshta
.A
No N/A N/A Europe N/A
2 N/A Executable b8f5608cddddbb4d
8933e7e3d65fe160
c4a61bc4
b12fe465f7e0ced6
a8d4081f92a913f3
Win32.Neshta
.A
No N/A N/A 37.254.200.127/32 N/A
3 N/A Executable e9d80d664748ca8e
06a948652c595558
3a1cfb8a
a8c476a015002d36
74ebedb695a436dd
Unclassified
Malware
No N/A N/A United States N/A
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Safe Entries

First Seen: 21 November 2009 at 7:35 pm
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
1 Avira Operations GmbH & Co. KG Executable 385e489eb84e271a
208fedcfc2897fbf
2e31d036
1113372d2a0990d1
858037b617fccf83
Yes 15.0.32.11 15.0.32.11 104.236.253.252/32
2 Avira Operations GmbH & Co. KG Executable e3b97189311d2b96
9f0e3cbee767503d
537b2b5a
593789e573e9657b
ecd29d6c2f60eff1
Yes 15.0.32.5 15.0.32.5 104.236.253.252/32
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 614d18eeebf12a0c
0e89d5f606b1398d
618e6e48
a11051b7e01535d7
0df4e2b7d6e0ed83
Yes 15.0.34.21 15.0.34.21 United Kingdom
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