How to Remove “caavguiscan.exe”

What is caavguiscan.exe?

caavguiscan.exe is a legitimate file process developed by CA, Inc. This process is known as CA Anti-Virus GUI Scanner and it belongs to CA Anti-Virus. You can locate the file in C:\Program Files. The virus is created by malware authors and is named after caavguiscan.exe file.

Affected Platform: Windows OS

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

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

  • Unstable internet connection
  • Browser redirects to unwanted websites
  • PC performance slows down
  • Browser is bombarded with hordes of popup ads
  • System screen freezes repeatedly

If you find any of the above mentioned symptoms, take the following steps to be sure about the malware infection:

  1. Press CTRL+ALT+DEL keys to open Task Manager.
  2. Go to the process tab and right-click on the caavguiscan.exe file and open its location.

If the file is located outside C:\Program Files, then you should take measures to get rid of the malware.

How to remove caavguiscan.exe malware from system with Comodo Cleaning Essentials?

Comodo Cleaning Essentials (CCE) incorporates antivirus software with unique features like auto-sandboxing to identify and obstruct every suspicious process running on an endpoint with a single click. To remove caavguiscan.exe malware using CCE, follow the steps mentioned below:

Step 1: Download the CCE suite.

Step 2: To start the application, double-click on the CCE.exe file.

Step 3: It then probes the antivirus to initiate a full system scan to identify and remove any existing malicious files.

Step 4: If threats are found during the scanning, you will be prompted with an alert screen.

Step 5: Comodo Cleaning Essentials will remove caavguiscan.exe malware from your computer including all other malwares!

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Safe Entries

First Seen: 03 June 2008 at 5:26 pm
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Digitally
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File
Version
Product
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1 CA, Inc. Executable cf42c4d50921921e
c2bf0f30aa8d5547
995c0538
4cbf2dac86d16de2
8189c1cc6a54f28e
Yes Version
8.3.0.1
Version
8.3.0.1
Internal Submission
2 CA, Inc. Executable b16fd8dad112ecff
c08162331196f1ac
aefa9545
0250194d6f68ff3d
4ddbdab0a291a53c
Yes Version
8.2.0.13
Version
8.2.0.13
10.224.1.116/32
3 CA, Inc. Executable 22523a54905cde47
a56ba4edb31bd344
53343580
N/A No Version
8.4.0.24
Version
8.4.0.24
United States
4 CA, Inc. Executable ad3e4ef5a717a4fc
9d7ad52e837ace6d
53ad9a13
ff8947715fb3337a
4777b2615a2499ce
Yes Version
9.0.0.170
Version
9.0.0.170
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