How to Remove “awdvstub.exe”

What is awdvstub.exe?

awdvstub.exe is a legitimate executable file. It was developed by Microsoft Corporation. This process is known as Fax AWD Viewer and it belongs to Microsoft Fax Server. It is commonly stored in C:\Windows. Cybercriminals find a way out to mimic malicious programs in the name of awdvstub.exe to spread malware infection.

Affected Platform: Windows OS

How to detect whether your system is affected by awdvstub.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 awdvstub.exe file and open its location.

If the file is located outside C:\Windows, 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 awdvstub.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 awdvstub.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.

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

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

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Malware Entries

First Seen: 17 October 2010 at 9:27 am
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Name
Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
Malware Behavior
1 Microsoft Corporation Executable 7e4afb6b85f1ed12
d46317bfad14c133
e92528aa
9c8eaadefdf9b88a
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Virus.Win32.
Sality.gen
No 5.2.1776.0 5.2.1776.0 Brazil N/A
2 Microsoft Corporation Executable 423926edb15b4a37
5b4c99991cd61a7a
e98feabb
e5089427bc6b9c90
9f19be8854206ec6
Virus.Win32.
Sality.gen
No 5.2.1776.0 5.2.1776.0 130.204.150.77/32 N/A
3 Microsoft Corporation Executable ef149ed42c1398c8
0fe96d114ba611cb
22e3e7c2
7f35d3adbeb90bb4
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Virus.Win32.
Alman.A
No 5.2.1776.0 5.2.1776.0 Philippines N/A
4 Microsoft Corporation Executable 9f6b8fd202ccfe42
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c4a52b40
9628a91cc79b9cce
72515cf7fe8e6505
Worm.Win32.F
ipp.A
No 5.2.1776.0 5.2.1776.0 Taiwan N/A
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Safe Entries

First Seen: 25 January 2009 at 5:30 am
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
1 Microsoft Corporation Executable 0276f573b8abdda7
3e0fb6c6950c74ec
254bc3b0
0d4318d0b3af8545
918644ab170bf268
No 5.2.1776.0 5.2.1776.0 United States
2 Microsoft Corporation Executable 0276f573b8abdda7
3e0fb6c6950c74ec
254bc3b0
0d4318d0b3af8545
918644ab170bf268
No 5.2.1776.0 5.2.1776.0 10.224.1.115/32
3 Microsoft Corporation Executable 0276f573b8abdda7
3e0fb6c6950c74ec
254bc3b0
0d4318d0b3af8545
918644ab170bf268
No 5.2.1776.0 5.2.1776.0 Internal Submission
4 Microsoft Corporation Executable 0276f573b8abdda7
3e0fb6c6950c74ec
254bc3b0
0d4318d0b3af8545
918644ab170bf268
No 5.2.1776.0 5.2.1776.0 10.224.1.116/32
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