How to Remove “Aavmker4.sys”

What is Aavmker4.sys?


Aavmker4.sys is a legitimate process file popularly known as avast! Base Kernel-Mode Device Driver for Windows NT/2000/XP.  It is associated with software avast! Antivirus System developed by ALWIL Software. It is located in C:\Program Files by default.

Malware programmers write virus files with malicious scripts and save them as Aavmker4.sys with an intention to spread virus on the internet.

Affected Platforms: Windows OS


How to determine if your computer is infected with Aavmker4.sys malware?


Look out for the these symptoms to check if your PC is infected with Aavmker4.sys malware:
  • Unstable internet connection
  • Aavmker4.sys occupies extra CPU space
  • PC processing speed slows down
  • Browser often redirects to irrelevant websites
  • Browser is bombarded with hordes of popup ads
  • Computer screen freezes repeatedly

Take the following steps to diagnose your PC for possible Aavmker4.sys 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 perform an antivirus scan to get rid of the malware.

How to remove Aavmker4.sys malware from system using Comodo Antivirus?

Step 1: Download our award-winning Free 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 after the installation gets over

Step 5: Wait for Comodo Internet Security to update the antivirus.

Step 6: Proceed with the quick scan that automatically begins after the update.

Step 7: If threats are found during the scanning, you will be notified through an alert screen.

Step 8: Comodo Antivirus will remove Aavmker4.sys malware from your computer including all other malwares!
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First Seen: 19 October 2008 at 1:46 pm
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Digitally
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1 ALWIL Software Executable e22e9e4cefba23a9
74ffe1347139b55f
6ce6b7ba
9bc8a85fd79bc239
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Yes 4.8.1335.0 4.8 Russian Federation
2 ALWIL Software Executable 02ace529f5d49b2d
f01b0737aa0c4322
b32d1f33
1d79355af72dabf7
9f505e9f45e31636
No 4.8.1227.0 4.8 Internal Submission
3 AVAST Software Executable 3d54e5973b2ea095
d212966b47ad67f0
4db4131f
fdba5bb4c8171cda
00b2233d5389ee5f
Yes 7.0.1407.0 7.0 10.224.1.54/32
4 ALWIL Software Executable 3324f149c2c31646
548e4b65e764765d
6f9253d6
b99bc287bab2cf58
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No 4.8.1296.0 4.8 China
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