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Process name: Kaspersky AntiVirus Module
Application using this process: Kaspersky Internet Security Suite
Recommended: Scan your system for invalid registry entries.
What is avp.exe doing on my computer?
evp.exe process belongs to Kaspersky Anti-virus which is a security product which detects, quarantines and removes threats, viruses or spyware. This process runs continuously in the background searching for virus definition updates which improve their anti-virus database. The process should not be intensive on the computer and it is recommended to leave it active to protect your computer from any threats on the system. The executable (exe) is generally found under the directory C:\Program Files\Kaspersky Lab\
Non-system processes like avp.exe originate from software you installed on your system. Since most applications store data in your system's registry, it is likely that over time your registry suffers fragmentation and accumulates invalid entries which can affect your PC's performance. It is recommended that you check your registry to identify slowdown issues.
Is avp.exe harmful?
Can I stop or remove avp.exe?
Is avp.exe CPU intensive?
Why is avp.exe giving me errors?Process related issues are usually related to problems encountered by the application that runs it. A safe way to stop these errors is to uninstall the application and run a system scan to automatically identify any PC issues.
Why do I have multiple instances of avp.exe?
Multiple copies of a process in your task manager may indicate the presence of a virus or Trojan. Make sure you always use an updated antivirus software and perform a full scan to identify any such cases.
avp.exe is known to have 1 other instances:
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