How to Remove “AHAWKENT.sys”

What is AHAWKENT.sys?

AHAWKENT.sys is a legitimate executable file developed by Ahnlab, Inc. This process is known as TrueFind Process Driver and it belongs to the AhnLab Security Product. It is commonly stored in C:\Program Files. Cybercriminals find a way out to mimic malicious programs in the name of AHAWKENT.sys to spread malware infection.

Affected Platform: Windows OS

How to detect whether your system is affected by AHAWKENT.sys ?

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 AHAWKENT.sys file and open its location.

If the file is located outside C:\Program Files folder, 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 AHAWKENT.sys malware?

Comodo Antivirus protects your system from malware attacks and also removes any existing infections. Following are the steps to effectively purge out the AHAWKENT.sys 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.

Step 3: Select Customize Configuration option and arrange installers, configuration, and file location.

Step 4: Restart your PC.

Step 5: Wait until the Comodo Internet Security updates the antivirus.

Step 6: Initiate a quick scan that instantly begins after the update.

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

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

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Malware Entries

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Safe Entries

First Seen: 19 March 2009 at 8:46 am
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
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1 AhnLab, Inc. Executable 914473043d184837
85d7a8243808ccd2
12ccee1f
d5d80cf2588e14e3
e0656c17566674c3
No 1,1,0,2 1.0.0.0 United States
2 AhnLab, Inc. Executable 28d719c718f70750
30deca009a8952b7
a6eafb6d
523c8230abe205c2
0dc58f5eb4c52888
No 1,1,0,8 1.0.0.0 China
3 AhnLab, Inc. Executable ce44c827641af161
0f54614e18b4802d
1142d2d9
809c2ca3f3e683a0
15cf92befa592abd
Yes 4,0,0,118 1.0.0.0 United States
4 AhnLab, Inc. Executable 28d719c718f70750
30deca009a8952b7
a6eafb6d
523c8230abe205c2
0dc58f5eb4c52888
No 1,1,0,8 1.0.0.0 Internal Submission
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