How to Remove “avupdate.exe”

What is avupdate.exe?

avupdate.exe is a legitimate executable file. It was developed by Avira Operations GmbH & Co KG. This process is known as Updater and it belongs to Avira. It is commonly stored in C:\Program Files. Cybercriminals find a way out to mimic malicious programs in the name of avupdate.exe to spread malware infection.

Affected Platform: Windows OS

How to detect whether your system is affected by avupdate.exe ?

Viruses can easily affect and corrupt “.exe” files causing several system malfunctions. Below are the symptoms to check if your system is infected with the malware:

  • Problem during computer startup.
  • Problem during program startup.
  • Errors while running specific functions.
  • Damaged and missing link files.
  • Conflict in the process.
  • Missing or corrupted driver files.
  • Invalid Windows registry.
  • Hardware malfunction.

To further establish the infection of malware, 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 avupdate.exe file and open its location.

If the file is located outside C:\Program Files, then you should perform an antivirus scan to get rid of the malware infection.

How does Comodo Antivirus help you to protect your system from avupdate.exe malware?

Comodo Antivirus protects your system from malware attacks and also removes any existing infections. Following are the steps to effectively purge out the avupdate.exe malware from your system.

Step 1: Download and install Comodo 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: Restart your PC.

Step 5: Wait until the Comodo Internet Security updates the antivirus.

Step 6: Initiate a quick scan that instantly begins after the update.

Step 7: If the system is infected with avupdate.exe malware or any other threats, you will be prompted with an alert screen upon scanning.

Step 8: Comodo Antivirus will remove avupdate.exe malware from your computer including all other malwares!

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Malware Entries

First Seen: 07 April 2014 at 8:23 am
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Malware
Name
Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
Malware Behavior
1 N/A Executable 7c71fc29eeb61639
7ae7ee3500c6fa36
ef584c59
ca0a0a3d9a2b9a2e
fca4b7a902503156
TrojWare.Win
32.Spy.E
No N/A N/A 105.112.26.172/32 N/A
2 N/A Executable 628e1aa9d1f7b665
18232ee3a3c24e0f
1e053f7d
d3a5fc349a9d6556
4e3a164faf13d46a
TrojWare.Win
32.Spy.E
No N/A N/A 105.112.37.216/32 N/A
3 Avira Operations GmbH & Co. KG Executable 7d5ab65bed4e5014
c4c8fea92e2ab272
7ba7f2d3
d17de522612b5afa
09bf895180a015bb
ApplicUnwnt.
Win32.Reimag
e.A
Yes 2.0.2.13 2.0.2.13 198.20.167.84/32 N/A
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Safe Entries

First Seen: 05 November 2011 at 2:12 pm
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
1 Avira Operations GmbH & Co. KG Executable 80ba9881c2a2b50e
4bdceb943316f450
4c9e95f3
36d74f241b35683d
81970e746aaed29d
Yes 2.0.2.13 2.0.2.13 198.20.167.84/32
2 Avira Operations GmbH & Co. KG Executable 737c73af5ce2e0b0
b4810d278c14fbfb
e18ca221
e6de9d53a78a2a1c
e627395a48baac35
Yes 2.0.2.13 2.0.2.13 United States
3 Avira Operations GmbH & Co. KG Executable 0135a34c15b292c1
ddd76680de61d809
03b1ecc0
b4e681c7a94989c5
85e20e94a6d190e2
Yes 2.2.0.57 2.2.0.57 United States
4 Alt-N Technologies Executable e687def32e0499a3
4542a762f8c3b01c
e28570cb
f602ed0be4f1baed
6f4b0cc2d2ae4665
No 2.1.3 2.1.3 United States
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