How to Remove “awhprobe.exe”

What is awhprobe.exe?

awhprobe.exe is a legitimate process file popularly known as pcAnywhere. It is associated with Symantec Antivirus software, developed by its parent company Symantec Corporation. It is located in C:\Program Files by default. Malware programmers create files with virus scripts and name them after awhprobe.exe  with an intention to spread virus on the internet.

Affected Platform: Windows OS

How to check if your computer is infected with awhprobe.exe malware?

Keep an eye for the following symptoms to see if your PC is infected with awhprobe.exe  malware:

  • Internet connection fluctuates
  • awhprobe.exe  takes too much CPU space
  • PC slows down significantly
  • Browser automatically redirects to some irrelevant websites
  • Unsolicited ads and popups starts appearing
  • Screen freezes constantly

Take the following steps to diagnose your PC for possible awhprobe.exe  malware attack:

Step 1: Simultaneously press CTRL+ALT+DEL keys to open Task Manager.

Step 2: If you notice the file located outside C:\Program Files, then you should run an antivirus scan to get rid of the malware.

How to remove awhprobe.exe  malware from system using Comodo Antivirus?

Step 1: Download the award-winning Free Comodo Antivirus.

Step 2: Installation configuration frames will be displayed. Select the configuration you would like to apply.

Step 3: After network detection is complete, press “Close” button for a scan window.

Step 4: 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 awhprobe.exe  malware from your computer including all other malwares!

 

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Malware Entries

First Seen: 29 July 2009 at 5:19 pm
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Malware
Name
Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
Malware Behavior
1 Symantec Corporation Executable 9133fb757489e07d
c0934065f5148470
974431da
bbe85bc0e8a8a43b
3c6b1db2d6d4f2ea
Virus.Win32.
Virut.Ce
No 12.0.0.123 12.0 United Kingdom N/A
2 Symantec Corporation Executable 48e42f8235a3a6bb
728f88e480fcb7b7
b21d7a0e
3f572fed24e4b61a
a2a60c58853d053d
Virus.Win32.
Parite.gen
No 11.5.0.121 11.5 United States N/A
3 Symantec Corporation Executable 75df00273bd357f1
e3c3140f25818f2b
c071507c
d964b0ee189e3dd9
ada66041872cbbf1
Virus.Win32.
Sality.gen
No 10.5.1.505 10.5 Internal Submission N/A
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Safe Entries

First Seen: 11 June 2008 at 8:32 am
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
1 Symantec Corporation Executable d99d6631212dd6e5
b00ad3b216246f88
5d4c5efb
1a1864cc94f44686
0b6274baea7e1685
No 11.5.0.121 11.5 Philippines
2 Symantec Corporation Executable d99d6631212dd6e5
b00ad3b216246f88
5d4c5efb
1a1864cc94f44686
0b6274baea7e1685
No 11.5.0.121 11.5 Argentina
3 Symantec Corporation Executable c185135de1092d87
9fb3b7f86d0b8330
6fc1b703
718ebf86661208d2
f451a5d5563e1eb4
No 12.0.1.156 12.0 France
4 Symantec Corporation Executable a1b1179571bb927f
7a9cb9f22d34c322
65db572e
3e14ff32680f82ba
3a78bb0a9517f159
No 11.0.0.730 11.0 United Kingdom
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