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 Avira Operations GmbH & Co. KG Executable c359ffa3f86d7c29
1157d97d2aa41bc4
de24860f
29529472c1eee022
97dec940e5bee8d2
Application.
Win32.Agent.
tduyd
Yes 2.0.2.13 2.0.2.13 United States N/A
2 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
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 United States N/A
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Safe Entries

First Seen: 07 August 2009 at 9:36 pm
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
1 Avira GmbH Executable 0abee170792226db
86bdb204199dfe9a
a72ca044
e79462e04ab4c3d6
1b072347504e33c8
Yes 0.0.0.42 0.0.0.42 United States
2 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
3 NetEnrich Inc. Executable 429e2fa0f6a5a9cb
542ed36aa42d62f4
8c1c4dcf
75c54c87b4694b4a
4a18570ac6ff0b45
Yes 5, 0, 0, 0 5, 0, 0, 0 United States
4 Avira Operations GmbH & Co. KG Executable d2244c6940257dec
c1e5639e289b8546
86dc87a3
b8411a477c0b80a0
0eb14dbc406901a2
Yes 2.2.0.56 2.2.0.56 United States
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