avp.exe - Is avp.exe spyware, adware, or a virus?

what is avp.exe?
Purpose of avp.exe:



Process or task name:

Be sure to always double check your spelling if you are concerned about spyware, as often spyware will use a very similiar spelling of system processes or other common tasks. avp.exe

File type:
Exe program - Files with an extension of "exe" are executable programs.

Purpose of this file:
Avp.exe is a program that would have been installed by you at one time or another, it would not have been installed on your computer when you first purchased it. The actual disk location is also listed below, always verify where its located on your hard drive, as this makes sure it is not spyware or adware simply placed elsewhere on your computer, and using the same name in an attempt to fool you. This program is from Kaspersky antivirus and antispyware. It provides security services for your computer just like most of the other antivirus and antispyware related programs. Note also whenever you have a really short name, like avp.exe, its possible many other software vendors may also use this same name. This file is considered safe and is not spyware, adware, or malware related. Visit avp.exe for complete information on this task or process. If you would like help on other tasks or processes, you can view the entire process and task directory here.

What is the avp.exe location, where is it stored on my computer?
This program can be found on your disk at C:\Program Files\Kaspersky Lab\Kaspersky Anti-Virus 7.0\avp.exe


Note on file and folder locations: Remember that although many files are always in default file locations, some files can easily be moved to different locations or change names like many spyware, adware, or popup programs do. If you suspect you have spyware or adware, check to see if you see a similiar names stored elsewhere. It always helps to check your tasklist also to see what is currently running on your computer. You can always view the tasklist on your computer by pressing ctrl-alt-del to view your "task manager", and then click the "processes" tab. This will show you all tasks running on your computer. Dll files will NOT show on your computer tasklist, as dll files are actually part of other processes. You may see similiar program names running if spyware or adware is on your computer, for example, avp.exe may be slightly misspelled to keep you from finding it, or spyware and adware may be named very similiar to a system file. Make sure always check the location of tasks or processes if you are concerned. avp.exe can also be used by other programs or software, as there is no standard on software program names what companies choose.

  • Is avp.exe spyware?
        No.

  • Is this considered adware or popup related?
        No.

  • Is this considered a virus or trojan?
        No.

  • Would you recommend that I remove avp.exe?
        No, I would not remove this file.

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    Avp.exe is a program that would have been installed by you at one time or another, it would not have been installed on your computer when you first purchased it. The actual disk location is also listed below, always verify where its located on your hard drive, as this makes sure it is not spyware or adware simply placed elsewhere on your computer, and using the same name in an attempt to fool you. This program is from Kaspersky antivirus and antispyware. It provides security services for your computer just like most of the other antivirus and antispyware related programs. Note also whenever you have a really short name, like avp.exe, its possible many other software vendors may also use this same name. This file is considered safe and is not spyware, adware, or malware related. This program can be found on your disk at C:\Program Files\Kaspersky Lab\Kaspersky Anti-Virus 7.0\avp.exe Please feel free to check www.what-is-exe.com for any future lookups or updates, as this index is continually changing and expanding.