How to Remove “kavss.exe”

What is kavss.exe?

kavss.exe is a legitimate file. This process is known as Kaspersky Anti-Virus Single Scanner. It belongs to Kaspersky Anti-Virus Scanner Server and was developed by Kaspersky Lab. It is commonly stored in C:\Program files. The malware programmers or cyber criminals write different types of malicious programs and name it as kavss.exe to damage the software and hardware.

Affected Platform: Windows OS

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

Malicious authors try to infect the systems with different types of malicious programs. Each form of malicious software is designed to infect the system that creates different issues and impact on the system. One can notice the following changes once the system is infected with kavss.exe malware

  • If the internet connection fluctuation is high 
  • If the kavss.exe file is taking more of your CPU memory 
  • If the system performance is very low
  • If the system is redirected to some strange websites 
  • If the system is getting some annoying popup ads 
  • If the system freezes quiet often
  • If it invites other malware to infect and damage the system and exploits the same to collect the user private informaton

When one of these happens then you can be sure that your system is infected with setup.exe  malware. To confirm that go to task manager by pressing the combination of keys ctrl+alt+del and go to the process tab and right click on the kavss.exe and open the location, if the location is subfolder C:\Program filesfiles then the system is not affected by kavss.exe, if the location is somewhere else then the system is affected by kavss.exe malware.

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

Ideally, replacing the existing kavss.exe file on your computer with a different version procured from the Internet is advisable. To remove the file using Comodo's trusted and effective antivirus software, follow the steps below:

Step 1: Download the award-winning Comodo Free 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 kavss.exe malware from your computer including all other malwares!

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First Seen: 11 October 2008 at 8:05 pm
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Digitally
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1 Kaspersky Lab. Executable 408e63fe34abdc8d
528384c71a9d952b
e366b569
4a3d4f50634c68b6
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No 4.0.2.10 4.0.2.10 United States
2 Kaspersky Lab. Executable 408e63fe34abdc8d
528384c71a9d952b
e366b569
4a3d4f50634c68b6
a1daf1cf5df592e6
No 4.0.2.10 4.0.2.10 Internal Submission
3 Kaspersky Lab. Executable cbe4990b3335277f
6f4b0146dc96156c
0014763b
009bc1b2904714c3
7af5bdefba3957c6
No 4.0.2.10 4.0.2.10 Internal Submission
4 Kaspersky Lab. Executable 429b9aed4078efc9
5c6dbb268e4411bd
c12fc04d
5c0fb559d9c61594
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No 4.0.2.10 4.0.2.10 Internal Submission
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