How to Remove “avgtdix.sys”

What is avgtdix.sys?

avgtdix.sys is a legitimate process file popularly known as  AVG Network connection watcher.  It is associated with software AVG8 Network Redirector developed by AVG Technologies CZ, s.r.o. It is located in C:\Program Files by default.

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

Affected Platforms: Windows OS

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

Look out for the these symptoms to check if your PC is infected with avgtdix.sys malware:

  • Unstable internet connection
  • avgtdix.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 avgtdix.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 avgtdix.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 avgtdix.sys malware from your computer including all other malwares!
 

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Malware Entries

First Seen: 25 September 2010 at 6:35 pm
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Malware
Name
Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
Malware Behavior
1 N/A Executable f68dc75becb85c6a
8e317c62566aca05
3406f033
87baeca0378ccd01
2721c80b05a7a81b
TrojWare.Win
32.Rootkit.T
DL3.gen
No N/A N/A United Kingdom N/A
2 N/A Executable e9a980eb6aba12ca
76cbe26d82573606
e63f4960
7c750d88389f7663
fba15ec2fa7b4c5c
TrojWare.Win
32.Rootkit.T
DL3.gen
No N/A N/A New Zealand N/A
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Safe Entries

First Seen: 18 July 2008 at 11:34 am
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
1 AVG Technologies CZ, s.r.o. Executable e58b263fb879ca87
0dec37b3f30cf625
64cb4972
59f923d34c5969e9
e3e0ca7a2ccec35b
Yes 16.110.0.7
776
16.110.0.7
776
10.224.1.61/32
2 AVG Technologies CZ, s.r.o. Executable 223897b8131d4ec7
1cad52f12414cfb3
a61889c1
20852fdae961cae4
b1d34058243b898c
Yes 9.0.0.787 9.0.0.787 Internal Submission
3 AVG Technologies CZ, s.r.o. Executable 2b9c8d090e17bd9a
41772238d8c420c0
13549a1a
11e801b053479e93
c319c51ed4831861
Yes 16.5.0.718
8
16.5.0.718
8
10.100.19.9/32
4 AVG Technologies CZ, s.r.o. Executable 1e49bced6be17bb2
7e84c2045f4b98c6
b76a199c
4f859c6e204b1205
deb79bd514e29244
Yes 9.0.0.701 9.0.0.701 Canada
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