What is win32avs.exe?

win32avs.exe is usually located in the 'C:\WINDOWS\System32\' folder.

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Vendor and version information [?]

win32avs.exe does not have any version or vendor information.

Digital signatures [?]

win32avs.exe is not signed.

Hashes [?]


Error Messages

These are some of the error messages that can appear related to win32avs.exe:

win32avs.exe has encountered a problem and needs to close. We are sorry for the inconvenience.

win32avs.exe - Application Error. The instruction at "0xXXXXXXXX" referenced memory at "0xXXXXXXXX". The memory could not be "read/written". Click on OK to terminate the program.

win32avs.exe has stopped working.

End Program - win32avs.exe. This program is not responding.

win32avs.exe is not a valid Win32 application.

win32avs.exe - Application Error. The application failed to initialize properly (0xXXXXXXXX). Click OK to terminate the application.

What will you do with win32avs.exe?

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What did other users do?

The poll result listed below shows what users chose to do with win32avs.exe. 84% have voted for removal. Based on votes from 25 users.

User vote results: There were 21 votes to remove and 4 votes to keep

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Malware or legitimate?

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Roger Karlsson writes

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win32avs.exe installed through a security hole.

Here's the scan result from VirusTotal:
a-squared 2009.06.09 -
AhnLab-V3 2009.06.09 -
AntiVir 2009.06.09 TR/Dropper.Gen
Antiy-AVL 2009.06.09 Trojan/Win32.Zbot
Authentium 2009.06.09 -
Avast 4.8.1335.0 2009.06.08 Win32:Rootkit-gen
AVG 2009.06.09 PSW.Generic7.LWE
BitDefender 7.2 2009.06.09 -
CAT-QuickHeal 10.00 2009.06.09 -
ClamAV 0.94.1 2009.06.09 -
Comodo 1297 2009.06.09 -
DrWeb 2009.06.09 Trojan.Packed.196
eSafe 2009.06.09 -
eTrust-Vet 31.6.6549 2009.06.09 -
F-Prot 2009.06.08 -
F-Secure 8.0.14470.0 2009.06.09 Trojan-Spy.Win32.Zbot.wap
Fortinet 2009.06.09 -
GData 19 2009.06.09 Win32:Rootkit-gen
Ikarus T3. 2009.06.09 -
K7AntiVirus 7.10.757 2009.06.08 -
Kaspersky 2009.06.09 Trojan-Spy.Win32.Zbot.wap
McAfee 5641 2009.06.09 -
McAfee+Artemis 5641 2009.06.09 -
McAfee-GW-Edition 6.7.6 2009.06.09 Trojan.Dropper.Gen
Microsoft 1.4701 2009.06.09 -
NOD32 4142 2009.06.09 a variant of Win32/Spy.Zbot.NJ
Norman 6.01.09 2009.06.09 -
nProtect 2009.1.8.0 2009.06.09 -
Panda 2009.06.09 -
PCTools 2009.06.09 -
Prevx 3.0 2009.06.09 -
Rising 2009.06.09 Backdoor.Win32.Ntos.cv
Sophos 4.42.0 2009.06.09 Mal/Dorf-F
Sunbelt 3.2.1858.2 2009.06.09 -
Symantec 2009.06.09 -
TheHacker 2009.06.08 -
TrendMicro 8.950.0.1092 2009.06.09 -
VBA32 2009.06.08 -
ViRobot 2009.6.9.1775 2009.06.09 -
VirusBuster 2009.06.09 -

# 9 Jun 2009, 11:54

T thomas writes

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could be related to online banking - Natwest.

# 1 Aug 2009, 6:20

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