How to Remove “kavsvc.exe”

What is kavsvc.exe?

kavsvc.exe is a legitimate file. This process is known as Kaspersky Anti-Virus Single Scanner. It belongs to Kaspersky Antivirus is a legitimate file. This process is known as Kaspersky Antivirus Service. It belongs to software Kaspersky Anti-Virus Personal 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 kavsvc.exe to damage the software and hardware.

Affected Platform: Windows OS

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

  • If the internet connection fluctuation is high 
  • If the kavsvc.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 kavsvc.exe and open the location, if the location is subfolder C:\Program filesfiles then the system is not affected by kavsvc.exe, if the location is somewhere else then the system is affected by kavsvc.exe malware.

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

Ideally, replacing the existing kavsvc.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 kavsvc.exe malware from your computer including all other malwares!

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Malware Entries

First Seen: 09 February 2009 at 12:02 am
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Malware
Name
Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
Malware Behavior
1 N/A Executable 083ca296962d0f23
f08cbe25b89d7151
a8608368
b6afe4aeb381db35
017d4390069e7576
Application.
Win32.AddLyr
ics.MYDG
No N/A 1.185.0.0 Internal Submission N/A
2 N/A Executable 1e7c403e21732b69
a770f1fcab7783b1
747bfa41
98327e3d73149d4c
df6e649be1732441
TrojWare.Win
32.Trojan.CF
I.~GENA
No 1.0.0.0 1.0.0.0 10.224.1.29/32 N/A
3 N/A Executable 788f8da1ebdd1dd3
f93760e19b5458d2
db00fedb
cea10682a4103099
a94774282778ca4a
ApplicUnwnt No N/A 1.181.0.0 Internal Submission N/A
4 N/A Executable c4400fcdfc5428e2
7557c3139c937569
672101b8
81b501c103e09ac6
f9630de774f2e978
Application.
Win32.AddLyr
ics.DEDU
No N/A 1.177.0.0 Internal Submission N/A
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Safe Entries

First Seen: 16 June 2008 at 6:58 pm
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
1 Kaspersky Lab Executable ad399c61e95786e8
d5d13b09cd42fc09
b7b8f149
5f4d2d7546d333e5
09e35e661cad2d6c
No 5.0.712.1 5.0.712.0 Internal Submission
2 Kaspersky Lab Non-executable d1bd8b294e9d3f3a
9f025ee7b814d399
0dc8b953
102b7fb3d23a1429
de45406944c124cb
No 5.0.388.1 5.0.0.0 Internal Submission
3 Kaspersky Lab Executable 17283ba7f5fe23c1
501e8841a6034ff9
a73edbc0
71f8536c1782d741
10aeaad8cdc6ad34
No 5.0.676.1 5.0.676.0 Russian Federation
4 Kaspersky Lab Executable e0e50e667dd4869c
05826121765afc4c
42996da0
1facfab0be3669f0
8f5a5ff83a25aba5
No 5.0.527.1 5.0.527.0 Vietnam
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